The first two Democrats have announced their candidacies to replace former Rep. Sean Duffy in Congress. Lawrence Dale and Tricia Zunker announced their candidacies for Northern Wisconsin's 7th Congressional District on Monday.
Gov. Tony Evers plans to change the date of the northern Wisconsin congressional special election after being alerted by the Department of Justice that the dates he set last week violated federal law. A new date has not yet been announced.
The second Monday of October has been recognized as a federal holiday honoring Christopher Columbus for 85 years. The City of Superior has officially joined Duluth in the national movement to denounce Columbus Day and instead celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day.