WISCONSIN - President Obama and Governor Scott Walker couldn't be much further apart on the political spectrum.
But Wisconsinites seem to like them about the same -- in fact, at exactly the same rate.
The Marquette University Law School came out with a new poll taken earlier this month.
People here approve of the job the President is doing at a 51% rate.
Those are exactly the same numbers Governor Walker has in this poll.
"Wisconsin has been pretty evenly split. If you look at the Governor's election, the Governor's recall election, the election of Prosser to the Supreme Court, where there was a major contest, they were basically virtually tied," says UW-Stevens Point Political Scientist Ed Miller.
There's an odd group of voters in Wisconsin.
The poll found 11% of people go outside the political norms.
They think both President Obama and Governor Walker are doing a good job.
"These would be typically lower income individuals who have supported Obama over Republican candidates on the national level, but on the state level, they support Walker because of tax reductions," Miller says.
There's even more similarity between the two elected officials here in the state.
Last year, Walker got 53% of the vote in winning his recall election.
ANTIGO - Pushups, wall sits, and sit ups may sound like a tough workout for most of us. But dozens of kids from the Boys and Girls Club of Langlade County did that and more as part of a national fitness competition Friday afternoon.
Boys and Girls Clubs from around the country are teaming up to help kids become more active with the Nestlé's National Fitness Competition.
MINOCQUA - Police officers often meet people on their worst days: after a death, crime, or other bad situations. The Minocqua Police Department hopes some unpaid additions to their staff can help victims, families, and officers cope with those situations a little better.
The department is looking to add a team of clergy members to form a chaplain program. The chaplains would be on call and show up to scenes when needed. Chief David Jaeger had been considering the idea for a while when he heard about police in Oneida County using the same program.
RHINELANDER - For better or worse, drivers in Rhinelander will get an extra week to use the Davenport Street bridge. The city's contractor for its downtown reconstruction project delayed closing the bridge for repairs to May 8th.
Crews first planned to close the bridge in mid-April, then pushed that back to May 1 due to weather. Now, weather has further delaying the month-long repairs to the concrete decking.
This is part of a larger project to finish up the downtown reconstruction, which began in March 2016. The city reconstructed 21 blocks, replacing underground utilities and modernizing the downtown area.
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