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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Presidential recount has been ordered, this is how it works

By: - November 19, 2020

On Thursday morning, the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC) officially ordered a recount of ballots cast in the presidential election in Dane and Milwaukee counties.  After the order was sent, the two counties could begin the re-tallying. Each has until 9 a.m. on Saturday to begin the process and the recount must be finished in 13 […]

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

Columbia County man close to extradition to Michigan for involvement in Whitmer plot

By: - November 19, 2020

A Wisconsin Dells man is in custody at the Columbia County Jail for his involvement in a plot to kidnap and execute Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. The man is in the process of being extradited to Michigan to face a felony charge for providing material to support a terrorist act.  Brian P. Higgins, 52, appeared […]

Medical marijuana buds and prescription container

Madison decriminalizes cannabis

By: - November 18, 2020

Adults in Madison will now be able to possess and use cannabis on private and public property after the city’s common council loosened local laws at its meeting Tuesday night.  The three new ordinances will allow anyone older than 18 to possess up to 28 grams of cannabis — nearly an ounce. The possession of […]

Health director

As Madison struggles with COVID crisis, emails show health department developed plan that ‘works for our business community’

By: - November 17, 2020

Madison, Dane County and Wisconsin are currently dealing with crisis-level spread of COVID-19 and in recent months Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce (GMCC) President Zach Brandon has been a vocal critic of local limits on businesses to mitigate the spread.  In the early months of the pandemic, after the Wisconsin Supreme Court had struck down […]

President Trump in the last presidential debate

Election recount will cost Trump almost $8 million

By: - November 16, 2020

A recount of Wisconsin’s 2020 presidential election results will cost the campaign of President Donald Trump nearly $8 million, according to an estimate from the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC).  In the hours after the Associated Press and other media outlets called Wisconsin for  President-elect Joe Biden, Trump’s campaign signaled it would be requesting a recount […]

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 […]

Malik Aziz

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 […]

Anti-vote protest

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 […]