Berlin Democrat announces plan to challenge Ballweg in 41st Assembly District

Melissa Sorenson of Berlin on Monday announced her candidacy for the 41st Assembly District seat held by Republican Joan Ballweg. Sorenson, 36, is a code enforcement officer for Green Lake County and a private septic system inspector. Ballweg was first elected … Continue reading

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Former Mayor Paul Esslinger to challenge Rep. Gordon Hintz in 54th District Race

Former Oshkosh Mayor Paul Esslinger will run as a Republican against Rep. Gordon Hintz, D-Oshkosh, in the race for the 54th Assembly District. He announced his intentions to enter the race today, according to a tweetfrom WOSH Radio News. Esslinger co-hosts … Continue reading

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Sen. Ron Johnson denies Washington staff turnover rumors

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson’s frustration with his legislative staff has reached a boiling point likely to result in the firing of almost his entire Washington D.C.-based team, according to a report from Capitol Hill news source Roll Call. The Roll … Continue reading

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Walker supporters to hold rally in Oshkosh

Supporters of Gov. Scott Walker will hold a rally on May 5 in Oshkosh at the Leach Amphitheater, 303 Ceape Ave. Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, whose recall election was certified by the Government Accountability Board along with Walker’s on March 30, will headline … Continue reading

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Tammy Baldwin to visit UW-Oshkosh next week

U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., will speak at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh on April 10, from noon to 1 p.m. Baldwin, who in 1999 became the first woman elected to Congress from Wisconsin, is a candidate in the race for … Continue reading

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