Kevin Mahalko manages a family-run organic dairy farm near Gilman. (Photo supplied)
Vilsack Is Back. Wisconsin Farmers Show Cautious Optimism for His Second Round as Ag Secretary.

Having already led the USDA under Obama, he’ll be walking a tightrope between corporate and family farm interests.

Boxes containing the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are prepared to be shipped at the McKesson distribution center in Olive Branch, Mississippi. The federal government plans to distribute over the coming week a total of 7.9 million doses of vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer Inc. (Photo by Paul Sancya - Pool/Getty Images)
Eau Claire Columnist Reflects on Getting Vaccine While Suffering From ‘Survivor’s Guilt’

People age 65 and older among those added to the eligibility list.

Chris Van Es with then-Treasury Secy Jack Lew in 2016.
WI Treasury Alum: Janet Yellen Is Good for Workers, Consumers, Interest Rates, Tariffs

Eau Claire native Chris Van Es says she and other Obama-era figures are also “crisis tested” and ready to help President-elect Biden.

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Op-Ed: ‘The Disease Is Right Outside Our Door, Doing Pushups.’

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Doug Mell has been working in multiple capacities to contain the virus. His take is a “spigot has opened.”

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)
Some Wisconsinites Are Using the Wrong Ballot Drop Boxes. Here’s How to Avoid That Mistake.

Local clerks usually cover the time and expense of mailing ballots to a voter’s actual hometown, but don’t take that courtesy for granted.

The now-closed offices of the Washburn County Register which is ending publication after 131 years of serving Shell Lake, Wis.
Death of a Wisconsin Newspaper. Again.

This time it’s in Shell Lake where community accomplishments will go unrecognized and local government won’t have a watchdog.