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.

Evers fires first shot in the 2020 War on Christmas

By: - November 13, 2020

Liberals, grab your holiday Starbucks cups and prepare to be politically correct.  On Friday, Gov. Tony Evers announced that “hope” would be the theme for the ornaments crafted by Wisconsin schoolchildren this winter, however he didn’t say Christmas — he called them holiday ornaments, which may run afoul of Republican legislative leaders, who last year […]

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Dallas Police have problems with race but activists support Milwaukee chief finalist

By: - November 12, 2020

Dallas Police Major Malik Aziz is a well-liked member of the department’s top brass with the support of the city’s activist community despite widely acknowledged systemic problems in the department. Now, Aziz is one of three finalists in Milwaukee’s search for a new police chief.  The question is, can he bridge the gap between activists […]

Right-wing protesters gather outside the Maricopa County Elections Department on Nov. 4, 2020, demanding that all ballots for Donald Trump be counted. Inside the building, election workers were busy counting hundreds of thousands of ballots. Photo by Jerod MacDonald-Evoy | Arizona Mirror

WEC forced to address misinformation, conspiracy theories following election

By: - November 11, 2020

More than one week after the 2020 election, officials in Wisconsin and across the country are fighting misinformation and conspiracy theories spreading from the internet and Republican politicians.  On Tuesday, for the second time since the election, the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC) was forced to debunk a number of false claims about the administration of […]


UW Football set to return after getting ‘handle’ on COVID-19 outbreak

By: - November 9, 2020

The University of Wisconsin football team expects to be back on the field this weekend after two games were cancelled due to an outbreak of COVID-19 among the team’s players and staff.  The team announced Monday it expected to play Saturday’s game against the University of Michigan after having no players or staff test positive […]

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Biden supporters celebrate, anti-vote protesters stand around, clash with BLM counter-protesters

By: - November 8, 2020

For about an hour on Friday afternoon, a group of less than 50 protesters stood around at the Wisconsin State Capitol arguing amongst themselves about unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud in America’s majority Black cities. Less than 24 hours later, a larger, more diverse and more joyous group swarmed the Capitol Square after it was […]

While Trump campaign, supporters falsely attack election, WEC pushes back on misinformation

By: - November 5, 2020

One day after Wisconsin was called for Joe Biden but before the results are certified or a national winner has been declared, Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC) Administrator Meagan Wolfe was forced to counter rumors and misinformation spreading online and from the Trump campaign.  In a virtual media briefing on Thursday, Wolfe said she’s happy to […]

When faced with challenges, Wisconsin District Attorneys aren’t invincible

By: - November 5, 2020

This story has been updated to include the contested district attorney election in Iron County.  At the start of the 2020 election cycle, only six of Wisconsin’s 71 county district attorneys faced a contested reelection. After the votes had been counted, four held onto their seats.  The results reflect previous research that shows district attorneys […]

Poll workers in Primrose (photo by Henry Redman)

Turnout high in purple, blue and red areas of rural Wisconsin

By: - November 4, 2020

It took hours before the Town of Primrose clerk could step away from the polls to go feed her sheep, the City of Brodhead was close to its 2016 vote total before 1:30 p.m. and the Village of Argyle had 13 new registrations in the morning on Election Day.  As the City of Madison and […]

Ballot box vote by Thor_Deichmann via Pixabay

Still haven’t voted? Here’s what you need to know on Election Day

By: - November 3, 2020

More than 1.8 million Wisconsinites have already cast a ballot in this year’s presidential election, but for the remaining voters there are important things to remember as they head to the polls on Election Day to vote for president and in a number of state and local races.  Polls open on Tuesday at 7 a.m. […]

Gavel courtroom sitting vacant

Illinois judge orders Rittenhouse extradition to Wisconsin

By: - October 30, 2020

A Lake County, Illinois judge granted a request to extradite Kyle Rittenhouse to Wisconsin.  Rittenhouse, a 17-year-old Illinois native, faces two counts of first degree homicide along with other felony charges for shooting and killing two people and injuring a third in Kenosha on Aug. 26 during protests following the police shooting of Jacob Blake.  […]

Portland responded with force to racial justice protests, now Milwaukee may hire its deputy chief

By: - October 30, 2020

Protesters in Portland and officers from the Portland Police Bureau (PPB) have violently clashed since protests against racial injustice sprung up across the country in late May. At the helm of the PPB’s day-to-day operations — as the city topped more than 100 straight days of protest — was Deputy Chief Chris Davis.  Now, Davis […]

Chief Justice Patience Roggensack (photo from Wisconsin Eye video of oral arguments in Wisconsin Legislature v. Andrea Palm)

Wisconsin Supreme Court declines to take Outagamie ballot case, leaving confusion

By: - October 29, 2020

The conservative majority on the Wisconsin Supreme Court denied a petition from the clerks of Outagamie and Calumet counties asking for guidance on how to correct a printing error on more than 13,500 absentee ballots.  The decision, just days before the election, leaves local officials without clear guidance over how to make sure voters’ ballots […]