President Donald Trump's Afghan plan involves shifting from a "time-based" approach to fighting America's longest war to emphasize linking U.S. assistance to concrete results and cooperation from the Afghan government.
Gov. Scott Walker is calling on the Wisconsin Legislature to pass a welfare overhaul package this year that includes tougher work requirements, additional drug testing and a new photo identification requirement for food stamp recipients.
Healthy Expressions Rage Room opened its doors about two weeks ago, and they've smashed a lot of glass since then. The new business offers stress relief in the form of breaking plates, printers and everything in between. Plus, you can play Nerf Dodgeball and experience virtual reality systems.
Although snow didn't start falling until the early morning hours, this latest winter storm began when temperatures were above freezing. Fog and drizzle from the previous night washed salt off many of the roads. But after a cold front swept through the region causing the temperatures to plummet through the 20s, an icy glaze turned sidewalks and untreated avenues into ice rinks.
The John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon is about three weeks away, and trails are looking much better than last year. The mid-distance race is especially popular this year, with nearly double the number of mushers registered.
Even for the heartiest Northlanders, this winter has been pretty rough. We’ve dealt with day after day of below zero temperatures, seemingly non-stop winter weather alerts, and ice is already forming on Lake Superior. Let’s not forget it's only the first week of January.