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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!…

WCIJ to host Report for America journalist

MADISON – Report for America has chosen the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism to host one of 50 journalists across the country this year. Report for America is a national service program that places reporters in local newsrooms to report on undercovered topics and communities. Journalists in the program typically have three to six years…

Former priest accused of molesting young boys arrested following records request

HAYWARD – Eight years after the Sawyer County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a former Catholic priest accused of molesting at least three boys in the 1980s, he has been arrested on charges of sexually assaulting a child. The charges came two weeks after USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin filed an open records request with Sawyer County District Attorney Bruce Poquette. Because of…

Ozaukee County Judge sues chief judge amid open records dispute

WAUKESHA – Ozaukee County Judge Joe Voiland, whose 2016 misconduct claims against county court officials led to two investigations, has filed a lawsuit against another judge in the latest twist to the bizarre courthouse saga, Eric Litke of the (Appleton) Post-Crescent has reported. A 15-month state Department of Justice inquiry ended abruptly in September 2017 when Voiland stopped cooperating. Chief…