Gubernatorial candidate Vinehout visits Northwoods, talks school funding


Talking to school districts and community members as she tours the Northwoods, state Sen. Kathleen Vinehout (D-Alma) says one of the main reasons she’s running for governor is to “change the school funding formula.” > NBC 12 Rhinelander

DNR to move forestry division from Madison to Rhinelander


Gov. Scott Walker has announced the state’s DNR forestry headquarters will move from Madison to Rhinelander. Walker made the announcement during a stop at the DNR Ranger Station in Rhinelander Wednesday. Wisconsin’s 2015-17 state budget directed the department to work on a plan to move the division. More than 40 communities showed interest. > WSAW Wausau