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Underly knocks DPI rival Kerr as untrustworthy in first TV ad ahead of general...

State superintendent candidate Jill Underly knocks her opponent as untrustworthy in her first TV ad ahead of the general election. Underly’s campaign said the spot...

State superintendent candidates slam one another over in-person instruction

State superintendent candidate Deb Kerr called for all K-12 schools to reopen for in-person instruction, claiming “the science is clear” such a move is...

DPI candidates call for quickly reopening schools, 90% funding for special education

Both state superintendent candidates said they want to reopen schools to in-person instruction as soon as possible now that teachers are getting vaccinated. Pecatonica School...

Kerr hires new firm to lead campaign

State schools superintendent candidate Deb Kerr has hired Crossroads Solutions to run her race after the former campaign manager left last month, the campaign...

Superintendent candidates aim to retain computer science teachers but strategies differ

The state’s two school superintendent candidates say attracting and retaining skilled computer science teachers are key to improving student tech literacy.  However, they disagreed in...

Priebus mulling statewide bid

Former state and national GOP Chair Reince Priebus has been talking with Wisconsin Republicans about a statewide bid in 2022, according to a source...

Bucks exec Lasry launches bid for U.S. Senate

Milwaukee Bucks exec Alex Lasry has launched his bid for the U.S. Senate, saying it’s time to “chart a new way forward.” In announcing his...

Underly, Kerr to face off in general election for state superintendent

Pecatonica School District Superintendent Jill Underly and former Brown Deer School District Superintendent Deborah Kerr won the top two spots today in the state...

Behnke carries five-way GOP primary for 89th Assembly District

Oconto businessman Elijah Behnke carried the GOP primary for the 89th Assembly District’s special election. Behnke, 37, finished the night with 44.5 percent of the...

Jagler advances in three-way primary for 13th SD

State Rep. John Jagler, R-Watertown, cruised to the GOP nomination in the 13th SD on Tuesday, putting him in a strong position to win...

Profiles: Seven candidates running for state schools superintendent

Seven candidates will compete Tuesday in a statewide primary for the state schools superintendent post. The top two vote-getters will advance to the April...

State schools superintendent candidates hope to increase tech literacy

All seven of the state’s school superintendent candidates agreed that Wisconsin needs to increase the technology literacy of its students — but each contender...

Evers finished ’20 with $3.4 million in bank; raised $2.7 million from state Dem...

Gov. Tony Evers finished 2020 with $3.4 million in the bank, giving him a healthy balance to begin the upcoming election cycle if he...

Trump again asks U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Wisconsin election results

For the second time in two days, President Trump asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Wisconsin’s election results in an effort to have...

Trump asks U.S. Supreme Court to find Wisconsin election ‘failed,’ have Legislature appoint electors

President Trump, having been shot down by multiple courts in his attempt to overturn Joe Biden’s win in Wisconsin, today asked the U.S. Supreme...
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