Erin Toner

News Reporter

Erin Toner is a reporter for WUWM. Erin was WUWM's All Things Considered local host from 2006 to 2010. She began her public radio career in 1999 at WMUK in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Prior to joining WUWM in 2006, Toner spent five years at WKAR in East Lansing, Michigan.

During her career, Toner has served as a mentor for NPR's Next Generation Radio project, trained and mentored college students and taught a news reporting course at Michigan State University. She holds a degree in journalism from Michigan State University.

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A local mental health group will present an award Wednesday to the family of Dontre Hamilton.

Marti Mikkelson

Unions in Wisconsin are bracing for another battle.

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As Wisconsin families sit down for a big Thanksgiving meal today, some will be missing loved ones who are deployed.

Erin Toner

It’s been a bang up year for Wisconsin’s dairy producers. Milk prices hit record highs and feed costs were low, resulting in big profits.

LaToya Dennis

Many undocumented people in Wisconsin may be wondering what steps to take now that President Obama has changed some rules on immigration.

Erin Toner

Thousands of students and hundreds of millions of public dollars that might have gone to Milwaukee Public Schools instead went to private schools in the last quarter century. Still, several MPS schools are showing improvement.

Erin Toner

It’s been 25 years since the Wisconsin Legislature approved a voucher program for the city of Milwaukee. How has it impacted the public school district? 

Bob Bach

Wisconsin transportation officials are eyeing ways to raise $750 million over the next two years. Possibilities include higher prices at the gas pump and new fees on vehicle purchases. Gov. Walker and GOP leaders have been cool to the idea of new taxes, so it’s unclear what might happen with the DOT plan.

Erin Toner

Those who missed signing up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act last year have a new opportunity starting this weekend.

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Several troubling reports were released this year about the overall health of Wisconsin’s black residents. 

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