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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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 […]

President Donald Trump shrugging and making a face looking skeptical disbelieving

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 […]

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Madison to receive up to $500k for a guaranteed income pilot program

By: - December 9, 2020

The City of Madison will be developing a guaranteed income pilot program after receiving up to $500,000 through Mayors for a Guaranteed Income, a national program of which Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway is a member. In a press conference Tuesday morning, Rhodes-Conway said her staff is working on developing a program to use the cash in […]

Wisconsin Trump election rally

Elections official stands by at rally as speakers spread conspiracies, promote political violence

By: - December 8, 2020

One of the six officials charged with administering and protecting Wisconsin’s elections system stood on the steps of the State Capitol Monday afternoon as a group of President Donald Trump’s supporters chanted “stop the steal.”  Robert Spindell, one of three Republicans on the Wisconsin Elections Commission stood by as speakers spread conspiracy theories about election […]

U.S. President Donald Trump stands in the colonnade as he is introduced to speak to March for Life participants and pro-life leaders in the Rose Garden at the White House on January 19, 2018 in Washington, DC. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Trump’s Wisconsin lawsuits are flaming out but the effects may linger

By: - December 5, 2020

A flurry of lawsuits from the campaign of President Donald Trump and his allies have been filed in state and federal courts in Wisconsin. These lawsuits aim to throw out thousands of Democratic votes, overturn the election and kick the allocation of the state’s ten electoral votes to the Republican-controlled Legislature.  Some of the lawsuits […]

Madison Chief Finalists

Madison names four finalists in search for new police chief

By: - December 4, 2020

After more than a year without a permanent police chief, the Madison Police and Fire Commission (PFC) named four finalists for the top job on Friday. The long search has been taking place with the city’s police department under constant pressure for reform from local activists.  The four finalists come from local police departments across […]