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Henry Redman

Henry Redman

Henry Redman is a staff reporter for the Wisconsin Examiner who focuses on covering Wisconsin's towns and rural areas. He previously covered crime and courts at the Daily Jefferson County Union. A lifelong Midwesterner, he was born in Cleveland, Ohio and graduated from Loyola University Chicago with a degree in journalism in May 2019.

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DHS launches data dashboard tracking vaccine progress

By: - December 29, 2020

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services launched a data tracker Tuesday to report the progress of the state’s efforts to immunize people against COVID-19 across the state.  The dashboard tracks how many vaccine doses have been allocated to Wisconsin by the federal government, how many have been shipped to the state by vaccine manufacturers and […]

A Trump sign on the side of the road in Buffalo County (photo by Ruth Conniff)

Republicans won in rural Wisconsin again, now comes the hard part — governing

By: - December 23, 2020

In a time of overlapping crises, rural Wisconsin shifted further to the right in 2020, voting overwhelmingly for President Donald Trump by often higher margins than in 2016. But in just over a month, President-elect Joe Biden will be sworn in and the hard work of governing, amid gridlock in Congress and intransigence in the […]

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Nursing students across the state asked to fill holes in healthcare system created by COVID-19

By: - December 21, 2020

Ten months into the COVID-19 pandemic, with Wisconsin still trying to bring down the infection rate after a massive spike in cases this fall, the need for healthcare workers has become so dire that the University of Wisconsin System is offering incentives to nursing students who step in and join the effort.  There are 4,000 […]

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer gives her DNC address, Aug. 17, 2020 | Julia Picket photo

Columbia County man denied habeas corpus in Whitmer kidnapping case

By: - December 17, 2020

A Columbia County judge denied Columbia County resident Brian Higgins habeas corpus as he faces extradition to Michigan for his involvement in a plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Higgins, 52, is charged with one felony count of providing material support to a terrorist act in Michigan. He is accused of providing night-vision goggles and […]

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Green Bay Police to get body cams, with help from Packers

By: - December 16, 2020

The Green Bay Police Department will be receiving 190 body cameras, 45 in-car dash cameras and 150 TASER devices from Axon, a law enforcement technology company, after receiving financial help from the Green Bay Packers.  On Tuesday night, the Green Bay City Council approved a $2.7 million contract with Axon to purchase the equipment and […]

HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND - One of the new ultra fast broadband towers is seen on a rural farm in Eureka in Hamilton, New Zealand. Vodafone and the New Zealand Government switched on the first wave of newly built cell sites under the Rural Broadband Initiative (Photo by Sandra Mu/Getty Images)

Rural Wisconsin needs help to keep people, businesses and jobs in place, report says

By: - December 16, 2020

Wisconsin’s policy-makers need to put the needs of rural Wisconsin front and center in order to keep rural jobs, industries, young families and culture in place, a new report from the state’s Office of Rural Prosperity states.  But there is no silver bullet for solving the problems of rural Wisconsin. Every rural community is different […]

Wisconsin sports teams navigate bringing fans and employees back to games

By: - December 16, 2020

The Green Bay Packers are a few weeks away from embarking on a playoff run — potentially as the NFC’s number one seed. The Milwaukee Bucks just re-signed their MVP-winning star and hope to be in the running for an NBA championship while the Milwaukee Brewers are poised to continue competing for division titles.  That’s […]

Gov. Tony Evers signs the document delivering Wisconsin's 10 Electoral College votes to Joe Biden (photo by Morry Gash, Associated Press)

‘Institutions held strong’ says one of Wisconsin’s presidential electors

By: - December 14, 2020

In Wisconsin and across the country, 538 members of the Electoral College met on Monday to cast their votes for president — officially awarding President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris their 306 earned electoral college votes.  But many of those electors, in battleground states such as Wisconsin, met under increased security and amid […]

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International police association with deep Wisconsin ties spreads claim that BLM activists are ‘terrorists’

By: and - December 14, 2020

An international law enforcement association sent a research document to thousands of members this fall that called Black Lives Matter protesters “terrorists” who work with gangs and drug cartels to engage in “urban guerrilla” warfare.  That organization, the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA), has deep ties to Wisconsin law enforcement — including […]

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Wisconsin Supreme Court to hear last-ditch appeal from Trump campaign

By: - December 11, 2020

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has accepted an appeal by President Donald Trump in his attempt to overturn the state’s election results. The case is one of Trump’s last remaining chances in his nationwide effort to throw out the ballots of Democratic voters. Trump’s attempt to toss out ballots in Dane and Milwaukee counties was set […]

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Racine judge affirms election results, striking blow to Trump’s efforts to overturn election results

By: - December 11, 2020

President Donald Trump, like the Chicago Bears, has racked up five five straight losses in the state of Wisconsin.  On Friday morning, Racine County Reserve Judge Stephen Simanek affirmed the results of the presidential election recounts in Dane and Milwaukee counties, striking a blow to Trump’s efforts to toss out hundreds of thousands of Wisconsinites’ […]

Milwaukee FPC still can’t decide on new police chief

By: - December 11, 2020

The Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission deadlocked again in its effort to appoint a new chief of the Milwaukee Police Department. The commission had first been impeded by a 3-3 vote last week.  In its second meeting to vote on a new chief, none of the six commissioners changed their minds and the vote remained […]