Wisconsin Dept of Health

Entorvirus D68 Confirmed in Wisconsin

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has informed the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) that it has confirmed one positive case of Enterovirus D68…

Department Announces Intent to Contract for FoodShare Employment and Training

The Department of Health Services today announced its intent to award contracts to seven organizations to coordinate and administer FoodShare Employment and Training (FSET) services in ten…

State Agency Stands Up To Prevent Falls

Falls continue to be the leading cause of unintentional injury and death among Wisconsin’s older adults, but falls do not have to be a natural part of…

Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs

Guard Soldiers go the distance to honor nation’s fallen

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office October 1, 2014 A group of 27 Wisconsin Army National Guard Soldiers put on their packs to honor the nation’s…

Wisconsin Air Guard’s 115th Fighter Wing earns Outstanding Unit award

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office September 30, 2014 Earlier this month, the 115th Fighter Wing learned that it would receive the 2013 Air Force Outstanding…

Wisconsin Air Guard’s 115th Fighter Wing earns Outstanding Unit award

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office September 30, 2014 Earlier this month, the 115th Fighter Wing learned that it would receive the 2013 Air Force Outstanding…

Racine Unified School District

Anti-Truancy Video Contest: Vote Here Now!

Anti-Truancy Video Contest: Vote Here Now!…

Horlick Art Appreciation Club Show May 1

Horlick Art Appreciation Club Show May 1…

RUSD to Present Band-A-Rama Festival Saturday, April 26

RUSD to Present Band-A-Rama Festival Saturday, April 26…

Horlick Theater Arts to Present “You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown”

Horlick Theater Arts to Present “You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown”…

Horlick SkillsUSA Team Celebrates Military Veterans

Horlick SkillsUSA American Spirit Leadership Team Celebrates Military Veterans…

SE WI DNR

DNR will conduct public informational meeting on proposed renovations to the Okauchee Lake boat launch

DNR Southeast Region – OCONOMOWOC, Wis. – Representatives of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Bureau of Facilities and Lands will conduct a public informational meeting about…

DNR announces plans for renovating Okauchee Lake boat launch – -

DNR Southeast Region – OCONOMOWOC, Wis. – The Department of Natural Resources is proposing to renovate the existing public boat launch on Okauchee Lake in the town…

Rochester Dam to have winter drawdown for proposed dredging project

DNR Southeast Region – ROCHESTER,Wis.– The water level behind the Rochester Dam on the Fox River in the village of Rochester, Racine County, will be lowered for…

Pilot program seeks to ensure long-term viability of longear sunfish in Wisconsin

DNR Southeast Region – MUKWANAGO, Wis. – A breeding population of a sunfish listed as a threatened species in Wisconsin may be established at a pond at…

Wisconsin Courts

Review leads to Office of Lawyer Regulation Initiatives

Review leads to Office of Lawyer Regulation Initiatives 2014-09-26 14:00:00 The Office of Lawyer Regulation has begun implementing some changes and is studying other changes suggested by consultants who…

October case of the month

October case of the month 2014-09-25 10:55:00 The case of the month project provides high school teachers with some of the necessary tools to educate their students…

Open rules conference

Open rules conference 2014-09-24 09:49:00 The Supreme Court September 29, 2014 open rules conference agenda is now available. Link Headlines…

Supreme Court oral argument schedule

Supreme Court oral argument schedule 2014-09-22 10:14:00 The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments during October on cases that originated in three counties. The calendar…

Justice on Wheels brings Supreme Court to Waukesha to hear cases

Justice on Wheels brings Supreme Court to Waukesha to hear cases 2014-09-19 15:02:00 The Wisconsin Supreme Court will sit in Waukesha County for the first time ever…

Open rules conference

Open rules conference 2014-09-15 15:28:00 The Supreme Court September 22, 2014 open rules conference agenda is now available. Link Headlines…

JT Irregulars

Open Blog – Thursday

Have a great day!…

Open Blog – Thursday

Have a great day!…

Hot Damn!

I’ve been having trouble with my computer’s desktop shortcuts and bookmarks, links, etc.  Suddenly, they stopped working. I’m running Firefox and went to the help pages.  It…

Hot Damn!

I’ve been having trouble with my computer’s desktop shortcuts and bookmarks, links, etc.  Suddenly, they stopped working. I’m running Firefox and went to the help pages.  It…

RSS Today in Wisconsin History

  • 1861 - (Civil War) 4th and 5th Wisconsin Light Artillery Batteries Muster In October 1, 2014
    The 4th and 5th Wisconsin Light Artillery batteries mustered in. Recruited in various towns around the state, the batteries gathered at Camp Utley in Racine for training. They spent three months learning how to transport and operate cannons before heading to different parts of the Southern front in January 1862. See the Regiments page for […]
  • 1851 - First State Fair in Wisconsin October 1, 2014
    On this date thirteen counties were represented at the first state fair which was sponsored by the Wisconsin Agricultural Society in Janesville. 10,000 people attended the two-day event. [Source: edited by Sarah McBride, p.118]
  • 1826 - Valentin Blatz Born October 1, 2014
    On this date Valentin(e) Blatz, founder of the Blatz Brewing Co., was born at Miltenberg-on-the-Main, Bavaria. The son of Casper and Barbara Blatz, his father owned a brewery in Miltenberg. Valentine Blatz migrated to New York in August 1848 and moved to Milwaukee in 1849. Blatz operated one of the in Milwaukee. [Source: University of […]
  • 1859 - Abraham Lincoln Delivers Address in Beloit October 1, 2014
    On this date Abraham Lincoln, who had been invited by the Beloit Republican Club, delivered a political address in Hanchett's Hall. [Source: edited by Sarah Davis McBride, p.117]
  • 1866 - Bernard Cirgrand Born October 1, 2014
    On this date Bernard Cirgrand, known as the , was born. Bernard showed his patriotism in 1885 by placing a small flag on his school desk on June 14. As it happens, June 14, 1777 was the day that the stars and stripes were decided upon by the new Senate. Bernard wrote many articles and […]