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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation Wednesday that will prohibit companies from firing or otherwise retaliating against workers for receiving an abortion. The state’s Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act had previously only protected individuals against employment discrimination if the abortion was to “save the life of the mother.” Legislation signed Wednesday will […]

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says that Republicans are “done negotiating” on a bill that would increase state aid to local governments, unveiling a new proposal that Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and the GOP-controlled Senate have yet to agree to. The Assembly passed the latest version on Wednesday hours after Evers […]

N. WISCONSIN – The fire Danger remains VERY HIGH in Iron, Ashland, Bayfield Counties and much of Northern Wisconsin.  Burning is highly discouraged.   Rain moves in later today. 

UPPER MICHIGAN – Off Road Vehicle Season Beginning In Michigan, DNR Advises Caution. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds residents that with warmer weather, Off Road Vehicle Season has begun in the U.P., and with many trails already open, the DNR is recommending exercising caution. Trails in many areas may still be very soft […]

ASHLAND COUNTY – A court hearing is scheduled for this week as environmental and tribal advocates continue to voice concerns about an oil and gas pipeline that runs across northern Wisconsin. Line 5, operated by Enbridge Energy, goes through a reservation that is home to the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. The tribe […]

BARAGA – The Baraga County man arrested Thursday, May 11 after a year-long Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team investigation faces six felony charges in Baraga County District Court. 41-year-old Randy Owens was arraigned in Baraga County District Court Monday. He is charged with 6 felony counts of controlled substance-delivery/manufacturing less than 50 grams.  His cash […]

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Starting pay for Wisconsin public defenders and assistant district attorneys would increase to $36 an hour, or about $75,000 a year, under a Republican-authored plan the Legislature’s budget-writing committee. The raises, passed unanimously Tuesday, surpass what Democratic Gov. Tony Evers proposed in his $104 billion two-year budget. Low pay and high […]

ONTONAGON – Bridgework Has Begun Ontonagon County and the Western U.P. Now that Spring seems to have settled in the U.P., more road work projects will be taking place in the area. The Michigan Department of Transportation has started work on three bridges in Iron and Ontonagon Counties, US-45 over the east branch of the […]

UPPER MICHIGAN – As the summer travel season gets underway, authorities will remind Michigan residents to buckle their seatbelts.  The Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning “Click It or Ticket” seat belt enforcement campaign started yesterday and runs until June 4.  Police officers from local departments, sheriff’s offices and the Michigan State Police will enforce […]

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s budget forecast has dipped slightly, but the latest projection still calls for the state to collect about $6.9 billion more than anticipated by the end of June. The latest projection Monday from the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau estimates that taxes collected over the next two years will be down about […]