Drop boxes are designed to provide voters an alternative spot to deliver their absentee ballot, as opposed to traditional mail service. (Photo by Ethan Duran)
How a Ballot Drop Box Ban Will Hurt Voters and ‘Create More Distrust’

Last-minute rule change before February and April elections could lead to confusion and hurt elderly and disabled voters, officials say. 

A teacher at Community Care Preschool & Childcare in Beaver Dam teaches 2-year-olds about the parts of their face using a game and a song about snowmen. (Photo by Cara Spoto)
Wisconsin Childcare Advocates Holding Out Hope for Build Back Better

Advocates say Build Back Better is needed to rescue a childcare system in crisis that pairs high costs and low availability for parents with low pay for providers.

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Wisconsin’s 15 Weirdest News Stories of 2021

From loose zebras to a Kwik Trip megafan, Wisconsinites provided no shortage of bizarre news events in 2021.

Republican Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., speaks as the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee meets on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 20, 2020 (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
A Look Back at a Year’s Worth of Lies From Ron Johnson

From COVID conspiracy theories, to touting the Big Lie, Johnson doubled down on dishonesty in 2021.

The Chippewa County city of Stanley suffered "extensive damage" from a likely tornado during Wednesday night's severe weather, according to the Stanley Police Department. (Photo via Stanley Police Department/Facebook)
‘Tornadoes Don’t Care What Month It Is’: Climate Change Raises Risk of Winter Storms

Higher temperatures during windier winter months make unseasonably severe winter more likely across the Midwest.

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Last Minute Shopper? Pick Up The Rest of Your Christmas Gifts From These Wisconsin Businesses

Instead of stressing out at the big-box stores, make some time to visit one or two of these unique local shops.

Gifts at a holiday market at Wheatfield Hill Organics. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Shopping Not Done Yet? Why Not Check Out One of These Christmas Markets

We've curated a list of 15 Christmas markets around Wisconsin for your wintertime enjoyment (and maybe some last-minute gift shopping)!