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Evers Calls For Investigation of Wisconsin’s Indian Boarding School

Evers Calls For Investigation of Wisconsin’s Indian Boarding School

The governor signed an executive order officially apologizing for state's role in boarding schools.

State Sen. Jacque Released From Hospital

State Sen. Jacque Released From Hospital

Opponent of masks and vaccine mandates spent three weeks on a ventilator.

Huge Increase in Gun Violence In 2020

Huge Increase in Gun Violence In 2020

Report by Epic Systems finds shooting incidents rose 73% in October, up nationally and statewide.

Lisa Byington Makes History As Bucks New Play-By-Play Announcer

Lisa Byington Makes History As Bucks New Play-By-Play Announcer

Byington is the first woman to become the full time play-by-play announcer.

6 From State On Paralympics Team USA

6 From State On Paralympics Team USA

Milwaukee's Jake Williams among state group who will compete in Tokyo.

Nursing Homes Face Dilemma On Vaccine Mandate

Nursing Homes Face Dilemma On Vaccine Mandate

40% of state’s long-term care workers not vaccinated. Mandate may push many to quit.

Giannis Becomes Part-Owner of the Milwaukee Brewers

Giannis Becomes Part-Owner of the Milwaukee Brewers

Deal was finalized in May.

Legislature Passes Absentee Voting Restrictions

Legislature Passes Absentee Voting Restrictions

And proposal cutting funding to municipalities that reduce police funding.

GOP Elections Commissioners Argue for Voter Roll Purge

GOP Elections Commissioners Argue for Voter Roll Purge

A State Supreme Court decision said it's not the state's responsibility to remove names.

Mania For Trading Cards Causes Issues

Mania For Trading Cards Causes Issues

Huge demand during pandemic. Target pulls some cards from shelves after fight broke out at a store.

Bucks, Brewers Hike Fan Capacity To 50%

Bucks, Brewers Hike Fan Capacity To 50%

That’s 9,000 fans at Fiserv Forum, 20,000 at American Family Field.

Milwaukee FPC Bans All Chokeholds

Milwaukee FPC Bans All Chokeholds

Commission scraps policy allowing chokeholds in deadly force situations when "all other options and tactics" are exhausted.

Wildfires in State Up This Year

Wildfires in State Up This Year

250 wildfires have burned 1,000 acres in Wisconsin, above the state’s 5- and 10-year averages.

Elections Commission Head Saw No Problems in Green Bay

Elections Commission Head Saw No Problems in Green Bay

Republican legislators claim election tampering, but Wolfe testified she saw no evidence of this.

The Pay Gap Is About Gender and Racial Equity

The Pay Gap Is About Gender and Racial Equity

The wage gap in Wisconsin is worse for Black and Latina women.

New Mass Vaccination Sites Open

New Mass Vaccination Sites Open

At Lambeau Field and UWM Student Union. Packers stadium can handle 6,000 shots per week.

COVID-19 Declines at Nursing Homes

COVID-19 Declines at Nursing Homes

Long-term care facilities have accounted for one-third of pandemic deaths in Wisconsin.

Evers Pushes Funding to Help Schools Change Mascots

Evers Pushes Funding to Help Schools Change Mascots

“If it's not a financial issue,” why won’t schools change race-based mascots? he asks.

State Creates 4 Community Vaccine Clinics

State Creates 4 Community Vaccine Clinics

In Racine, La Crosse and Marathon counties. Any eligible state resident can register to get vaccine.

Kohl’s Rejects Bid to Take Over Board

Kohl’s Rejects Bid to Take Over Board

Stock rises as investors group pushing for company changes fails to take control of board.

What Can State Learn From Texas Crisis?

What Can State Learn From Texas Crisis?

Power generators in Midwest built to withstand freezing weather, utilities say.

Milwaukee United Way Gets $25 Million Gift

Milwaukee United Way Gets $25 Million Gift

MacKenzie Scott distributing wealth received in divorce from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.

Bucks, Brewers Prepare Pandemic Safety Plans

Bucks, Brewers Prepare Pandemic Safety Plans

Bucks' plan submitted to city health department include 25% capacity at Fiserv Forum.

DHS Expanding Vaccinators for Assisted Living Facilities

DHS Expanding Vaccinators for Assisted Living Facilities

DHS is partnering with independent pharmacies, local health departments to hasten rollout.

First Female Chief Forester Sees Challenges

First Female Chief Forester Sees Challenges

Chief State Forester Heather Berklund manages 17 million acres of forest.

COVID-19 Variant Hits Minnesota

COVID-19 Variant Hits Minnesota

Neighbor state confirms 5 cases. Has it traveled to Wisconsin?

Tee Times During a Pandemic

Tee Times During a Pandemic

Some public golf courses saw a 15% to 30% increase in usage in 2020.

Man That Helped Hundreds of Homeless Vets Dies of COVID-19

Man That Helped Hundreds of Homeless Vets Dies of COVID-19

Charles Sheppard was a veteran and a peer support specialist with the Milwaukee VA.

Rittenhouse Will Stand Trial on All Charges

Rittenhouse Will Stand Trial on All Charges

Court Commissioner finds probable cause for all changes against the teenager.

New Outpatient Treatments Could Reduce COVID-19 Hospitalizations

New Outpatient Treatments Could Reduce COVID-19 Hospitalizations

Outpatient clinics can provide treatments that would have required patients to stay in the hospital.

Big Crowd for Trump in Green Bay

Big Crowd for Trump in Green Bay

Supporters chant “Superman” as Trump brags of his recovery from COVID-19.

Nursing Homes Help Cause Hospital Bed Shortage

Nursing Homes Help Cause Hospital Bed Shortage

Homes with COVID-19 outbreak can’t accept hospital patients ready to transition.

Green Bay Replaces Every Lead Pipe

Green Bay Replaces Every Lead Pipe

Five-year effort replaces more than 2,000 pipes. Lambeau Field tax helped pay for it.

Cop Says He Thought Jacob Blake Was a Kidnapper

Cop Says He Thought Jacob Blake Was a Kidnapper

Attorney for Kenosha cop who shot Blake offers this defense to the media.

State Economy Hurt by Sports Shutdowns

State Economy Hurt by Sports Shutdowns

Cutback of Bucks, Brewers, Packers games, cancelled Ryder Cup adds up to huge loss.

Census Bureau Says 92% of State Households Counted

Census Bureau Says 92% of State Households Counted

But Milwaukee count much lower. AG Josh Kaul joins lawsuit to block Census Bureau from quitting early.

Evers Calls for Special Session on Policing

Evers Calls for Special Session on Policing

In wake of Kenosha shooting calls for legislative session on police accountability, transparency.

Trump Touts Economy in Oshkosh

Trump Touts Economy in Oshkosh

Speech in Wisconsin for about a thousand people spread out and mostly wearing masks.

Republicans Target Northeast Wisconsin

Republicans Target Northeast Wisconsin

CPAC event in Green Bay, Trump trip to Oshkosh underline Fox Valley's importance for his reelection.

Big Ten Expected to Cancel Football Season

Big Ten Expected to Cancel Football Season

Reports say 12-2 vote supported cancellation. PAC 12 conference expected to cancel this week.

Nursing Homes Get Faulty FEMA Supplies

Nursing Homes Get Faulty FEMA Supplies

Gowns like garbage bags, other PPE from federal government has gone unused by state’s nursing homes.

Green Bay Officials Get Death Threats for Mask Mandate

Green Bay Officials Get Death Threats for Mask Mandate

'What have we come to, not in Green Bay, no one should be threatened.'

Not Many Workers Needed at Miller Park

Not Many Workers Needed at Miller Park

Opening Day is July 31, but with no fans allowed, few workers needed.

Experts Say Remote Work Will Outlast Pandemic

Experts Say Remote Work Will Outlast Pandemic

More flexible, hybrid work models have lower expenses, are likely to continue in the future.

Support for Black-Owned Businesses Rising?

Support for Black-Owned Businesses Rising?

Studies show Black owners disproportionately hurt by pandemic.

Black Man Killed by Sheboygan Police

Black Man Killed by Sheboygan Police

A 32-year-old Black man was shot and killed Thursday.

Brewers Season May Include Pictures of Fans

Brewers Season May Include Pictures of Fans

A shortened season, health guidelines and maybe cardboard cutouts of fans in the stands.

Unemployment Benefits Extended by 13 Weeks

Unemployment Benefits Extended by 13 Weeks

Unemployed workers who have exhausted their benefits can apply for an additional 13 weeks of support.

DACA Immigrants Await High Court Ruling

DACA Immigrants Await High Court Ruling

6,600 in Wisconsin with DACA status await U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Trump’s effort to end program.

Does Your Congressperson Support Police Reform?

Does Your Congressperson Support Police Reform?

The positions of Wisconsin's congressional delegation on police reform.

Finalist for UW Job Defends Budget Cuts

Finalist for UW Job Defends Budget Cuts

Dr. Jim Johnsen, picked for UW System president, oversaw elimination of 40 programs at University of Alaska System.

47% of State’s Non-Profits Have Cut Staff

47% of State’s Non-Profits Have Cut Staff

Many cutting programming, most seeing fewer volunteers, report finds.

‘It’s a Pain I Can’t Even Describe’

‘It’s a Pain I Can’t Even Describe’

Adrienne Lathan, 48, describes how COVID-19 ravaged her body and killed her father.

WI Congressional Delegation Backs Federal Help

WI Congressional Delegation Backs Federal Help

All back CARES Act and Evers' disaster declaration for Wisconsin.

Why Are Many COVID-19 Tests Negative?

Why Are Many COVID-19 Tests Negative?

On average, 16 tests come back negative for every one positive, right now.

State’s Hospitals Face a Blood Shortage

State’s Hospitals Face a Blood Shortage

“I’ve never seen anything like it.” 75 blood drives cancelled due to COVID-19.

Universities Offer Varsity Video Gaming

Universities Offer Varsity Video Gaming

Growing trend: UW-Stout, Lakeland and Carrol universities latest adding it to varsity athletics.

Protest at Packers Game Targets Opponent

Protest at Packers Game Targets Opponent

Calls on Washington “Redskins" to change “offensive" name and mascot.