Opinion


Few things can melt away life's daily challenges and spark gratitude quite like being on Lake Wissota at sunset. (Photo by Pat Kreitlow)
At UpNorthNews, We Have Our Own Reasons to Give Thanks

The team shares some thoughts on remembering the bright spots of 2020.

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.

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Op-Ed: Wake Up, America: I Was Young and Healthy. I Still Ended Up on a Ventilator.

And get your flu shot. Influenza cost me a leg and more.

The Affordable Care Act Saved Our Family When Our Daughter Got Sick. Please Protect It.

Scrapping healthcare reform and making families insecure is a bad idea made worse during a pandemic.

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Pub Owner: GOP Inaction on COVID Forced Me to Close for the Winter. Now, I’m a Candidate.

Kirk Bangstad: Republican mismanagement hurt businesses up north. Opponent says ‘new normal’ returned quickly.

Contrary to the CDC's recommendations, President Trump left Walter Reed Medical Center over the weekend in a car full of Secret Service officers to wave to his supporters (AP Photo/Anthony Peltier).
As Doctors, We Took a Pledge to Do No Harm. Our President Should Too.

We've seen the toll that the coronavirus has taken in hospitals across the country. Despite what President Trump says and does, the coronavirus is dangerous, still spreading, and worthy of being feared.