Indigenous Chefs Are Ready to Share Their Native Cuisine With Wisconsin and the World
From the Menominee to the Ho-Chunk, Wisconsin tribes are finding new ways to celebrate and preserve their history through traditional food and agricultural practices.
Indigenous Food
Wisconsin's gun deer hunting season has begun. (Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources)
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Appreciate the Deer Hunt

UpNorthNews reporter Julian Emerson recounts his wide range of experiences with Wisconsin's gun deer hunting season.

Kyle Rittenhouse, center, looks over to his attorneys as the jury is dismissed for the day during his trial at the Kenosha County Courthouse in Kenosha, Wis., on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021. (Sean Krajacic/The Kenosha News via AP, Pool)
Rittenhouse Found Not Guilty of All Charges in Protester Killings

Many react with disappointment, but not surprise, after a jury acquits the out-of-state teen who killed two people and injured a third.

A healthcare worker assists a COVID-19 patient in an intensive care unit. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
COVID Is Spiking Again in Wisconsin—Just in Time for the Holidays

The situation mirror’s the state’s worst COVID spike on record, which happened last November.

Gov. Tony Evers, in a video released Thursday, holds up freshly vetoed Republican-authored legislation that would have enacted gerrymandered maps. (Screenshot via Gov. Tony Evers/YouTube)
Evers Rejects GOP’s Gerrymandered Maps. Next Stop: the Courts.

“These gerrymandered maps will not become law,” Evers says in a veto message.

UNN Senate Forum
Who Can Beat Ron Johnson? Democratic Senate Candidates Work to Separate Themselves From the Pack at First Major Forum

More than 800 people turned out for the virtual event, which organizers said they were using to find a candidate that could run on big issues and turn out voters.

Rep. Timothy Ramthun (R-Campbellsport) holds up his resolution to decertify Wisconsin's 2020 election in a video posted to his YouTube channel. There is no mechanism in Wisconsin law to decertify an election. (Screenshot via YouTube)
GOP Lawmaker Who Supports Conspiracy Theories Wants to ‘Decertify’ 2020 Election

Audits and investigations have repeatedly found no widespread issues with Wisconsin's election.

This old part of a water main is among many being replaced in Eau Claire as part of an effort to get rid of water lines containing lead. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Wisconsin Has 176,000 Lead Pipes. The Infrastructure Bill Will Help Take Them Out.

The bipartisan infrastructure legislation that Biden recently signed includes $15 billion to replace lead pipes across the country.

Build in 1890, the New Diggings General Store and Inn attracts bikers and other fans from across the region for its food, fun and hospitality. (Photo by Susan Lampert-Smith)
Miss the Ol’ General Store? In Wisconsin, You Don’t Need a Time Machine to Visit One.

From Door County to the former lead-mining towns of southwestern Wisconsin, general stores still tie communities together.