Workers on internet towers
‘I Don’t Want to Move’: How Wisconsin’s Broadband Gaps Hurt Rural Communities

Almost 400,000 state residents lack high-speed broadband in a time when all aspects of society are becoming more dependent on it.

Natalie Rosenkranz and Austin Derks
After a Year of Delays, Wisconsin Couples Get to Have Their Big Day

Many wedding venue operators say calendars are booked full this year as the coronavirus pandemic recedes.

Jon Seybold and Ron Kind speak
Wisconsin Restaurant Owners Hungry for More Pandemic Aid

Demand for federal funding far outpaces dollars available for eateries because so much business was lost during the pandemic.

Katie Rosenberg press conference
Wausau’s Mayor Turns a County’s Bitter Racial Debate Into a Positive Local Expression

County board member tells opponents of inclusiveness resolution, “Things are changing, whether we acknowledge it or not.”

Wausau protest march
‘A Community For All’ Doesn’t Extend to Everyone in Some Parts of Wisconsin

Efforts to adopt measures endorsing inclusion spark opposition in Marathon County, other Wisconsin communities.

Harley Martin
‘I’m Ecstatic’: High-Risk Chippewa Falls Girl Among First Wisconsin Children To Be Vaccinated as Eligibility Opens

Harley Martin, a 15-year-old with Crohn’s disease and cerebral palsy, said she’s looking forward to going out in public and hanging out with friends once she completes her COVID-19 vaccine series.

Starlink logo on cell phone
SpaceX Launches Satellite Broadband Service In Rural Eau Claire County

If successful in its pilot program, SpaceX’s Starlink internet could play an important role in expanding broadband access in rural Wisconsin, Evers says.