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Off-duty Superior officer arrested following fatal crash

Jul. 15, 2022 13:19 PM EDT

SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — Police officials in northwestern Wisconsin say they have arrested an officer who was involved in a fatal crash early Friday while off duty. Superior Police Chief Nicholas Alexander says the sergeant is being held in the Douglas County Jail on a possible...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Jun. 15, 2022 13:31 PM EDT

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. June 9, 2022. Editorial: Proactive measures will help area lakes The image of Wisconsin lakes as unchanging, permanent parts of the landscape isn’t accurate. We all know lakes change, but when you return to one year in, year out, they can...

Marshfield, Adams shut down wells due to PFAS pollution

May. 27, 2022 10:36 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Marshfield and Adams have joined the list of Wisconsin cities that have shut down municipal wells due to PFAS contamination. Wisconsin Public Radio reported that the state Department of Natural Resources announced Thursday that sampling in the two cities has...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

May. 25, 2022 20:37 PM EDT

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. May 24, 2022. Editorial: Child care needs affect far more than parents When experts described child care shortages as a crisis last week, they knew what they were saying. And, looking at the numbers, it’s hard to think they’re...