Editor’s Letter


Congressional staffers hold their hands up while Capitol Police Swat teams check everyone in the room as they secure the United States Capitol. The supporters of President Donald Trump stormed a session of Congress on January 6, attempting to disrupt or halt efforts to certify Joe Biden's election win (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)
Opinion: Johnson and Tiffany Must Resign or Be Expelled

Breaking their oath to uphold the Constitution, they cannot be trusted to serve all of us if their loyalty is to mob rule.

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From the Editor—Thanks for Making Our First Year a Success

UpNorthNews launched one year ago to highlight Wisconsin people, places, issues, and all the things that make our state worth caring for.

Sore Losers: Trump Is Trying to Burn Down the House—His Wisconsin Enablers Need to Stop Handing Him Matches

Managing Editor Pat Kreitlow on how Wisconsin's infamous 'lame duck' session demonstrates the damage that can be done by disgruntled workers who've been fired.

Vos to State: ‘Drop Dead’

Managing Editor Pat Kreitlow says the difference between this headline and the 1975 Gerald Ford classic is literally a matter of life or death.

Trump and Coronavirus
Beyond Politics: What Trump’s COVID-19 Diagnosis Means to Wisconsin

If even a president can catch the coronavirus, will some people change the behaviors responsible for a spike in cases and deaths?

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A New, Old-School Way to Tell Us What’s On Your Mind

New option lets you answer our online questions by phone instead of a Facebook post or email.

Mother and child wearing face masks while shopping
I Survived the Smoking Ban Debate. The Debate Over Masks Is Just as Ridiculous.

Ten years later bars and restaurants are still with us. Opposing COVID-19 safeguards is a more certain path toward going out of business.