Opinion


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.

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.