UPDATED: July 23, 2014 - 7:15pm
Amherst's mill pond is a primary attraction in the village. Photo: Carolyn Tiry (CC-BY-SA).
Residents of the central Wisconsin village of Amherst face a difficult choice in the upcoming August 12 primary: replace the village dam and see their taxes go up, or drain the community’s historic mill pond.
UPDATED: July 22, 2014 - 7:45pm
Sgt. Anton F. Jacks speaking with Rep. Sean Duffy in Thorp on Tuesday. Photo: Glen Moberg/WPR News.
A central Wisconsin World War II veteran was saluted for his service in the liberation of France on Tuesday in his hometown.
UPDATED: July 19, 2014 - 4:30pm
UW-Stevens Point professor Mike Zach, left, and scientist Ani Sumant with their creation, "NanoFab Lab ... In A Box!" Photo: Argonne National Laboratories (CC-BY-NC-SA).
UW-Stevens Point Professor created “NanoFab Lab ... in a Box!”, a shoebox-sized tool kit that allows students to create nanowires in the classroom, to help make nanotechnology more accessible.
UPDATED: July 18, 2014 - 4:30pm
A tribute to Sid Kyler on display at his memorial service. Photo: Glen Moberg/WPR News.
Central Wisconsin is mourning the loss of broadcasting pioneer and jazz legend Sid Kyler, who died earlier this month at age 87.