Stories tagged: "opinion"


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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.

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.

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?

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) stands between Sens. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and John Barrasso (R-Wyoming) during a news briefing following a Feb. 14, 2020 meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Kyivv, Ukraine. (Shutterstock)
Outagamie County Exec Compares Johnson’s Misuse of Senate Committee to McCarthy

Tom Nelson says the Twitter age won’t save Ron Johnson.

Kanye West makes his first presidential campaign appearance, July 19, 2020 in North Charleston, S.C.
BLOC’s Angela Lang: Kanye’s Campaign Is a Racist Republican Ploy

Trump supporters are preying on the Black community in a cynical effort to siphon votes away from Biden.

The empty pedestal after protesters took down the Forward statue on the grounds for the state Capitol June 24 in Madison. (Photo © Andy Manis)
Statues Can Be Replaced. Lives Cannot.

Our comfort level should be challenged if real change is to occur.