Author Archives: Julia Hunter

Calling graphic artists: Design NNA’s 2019 Convention logo

The National Newspaper Association convention is coming to Milwaukee in October and is reaching out to graphic artists at Wisconsin newspapers to create a logo for its convention. NNA member and non-member papers are eligible to enter. The theme for the NNA Convention & Trade Show 2019 is: Newspapers: Leading the Way in Our Communities!…

Grafton eyeing change to open records policy

GRAFTON – The village of Grafton is considering a policy that would charge for the staff time involved with fulfilling open records requests, the (Cedarburg) News Graphic has reported. The move comes as the number of open records inquiries has increased, wrote the News Graphic‘s Melanie Boyung. According to the state’s public records law, fees are limited…

Judge orders Sauk County to release records to newspaper

BARABOO – In a 32-page decision filed Friday, a Green Lake County judge sharply criticized Sauk County officials over repeatedly denying records requests from the Baraboo News Republic. The newspaper filed a lawsuit in 2017 seeking documents related to the death of a man on government-condemned land. Controversies over the hiring and firing of the county’s top…

Ozaukee Press rejects judge’s retraction demand

PORT WASHINGTON – In the latest twist to a bizarre courthouse saga, Ozaukee County Circuit Judge Joseph Voiland has demanded the (Port Washington) Ozaukee Press retract stories published about the investigations he prompted and their conclusions, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. Voiland claims the stories were false and libelous. “This just fits his pattern of…