Opinion


Wisconsin's gun deer hunting season has begun. (Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources)
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Appreciate the Deer Hunt

UpNorthNews reporter Julian Emerson recounts his wide range of experiences with Wisconsin's gun deer hunting season.

Then-Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks at McGregor Industries in Dunmore, Pa., Thursday, July 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Op-Ed: Passing ‘Build Back Better’ Is a Test of Democracy Itself

The most sweeping reforms in 50 years are being debated in Congress, and it's up to us to push it over the finish line, writes Robert Kraig of Citizen Action of Wisconsin.

Becky Cooper in Bounce Milwaukee
Op-Ed: ‘You Don’t Speak for Me,’ Small Business Owner Tells Lobbyists Opposing Biden’s Agenda

Becky Cooper, owner of Bounce Milwaukee, lays out her support for human-focused components of Biden's agenda.

Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley, center in white shirt, says that while communities like Milwaukee are national leaders in fighting healthcare disparities, they need help from federal elected officials to fully achieve their goals. (Photo courtesy of Protect Our Care)
David Crowley: Communities Need Help to Achieve Healthcare Goals

Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley writes that President Biden's Build Back Better agenda is critical to helping communities like Milwaukee expand health care to the most needy.

The rolling hills of Buffalo County. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Op-Ed: Rural Communities Need Support to Keep Wisconsin Strong

Kriss Marion, a small-business owner and Lafayette County supervisor, writes in support of rural communities.

Dozens of prescription medicine bottles in a jumble. This collection of pill bottles is symbolic of the many medications senior adults and chronically ill people take.
Op-Ed: Drug Costs Are Skyrocketing. Congress Must Step In.

A Green Bay resident writes in support of HR3, a Democratic bill that would enact several measures to lower drug costs.

Few things can melt away life's daily challenges and spark gratitude quite like being on Lake Wissota at sunset. (Photo by Pat Kreitlow)
New York Reporter Visits the Midwest, Is Shocked It’s Not Like New York

Our reporter: “I read the dumb article so you don’t have to.”