Wisconsin Dept of Health

Department Provides Update Regarding Operationalization of Governor Walker’s Entitlement Reforms

Wisconsin Department of Health Services Secretary Kitty Rhoades today provided an update regarding BadgerCare Plus enrollment for newly eligible childless adults and a data match that the…

State Health Agency Announces Expansion of its Successful and Popular Music and Memory Program

Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary Kitty Rhoades today announced that the agency has been granted permission by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)…

State Agencies Urge Caution During Storm and Flood Cleanup

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) are urging residents and crews to use caution while assessing damage or removing debris after…

Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs

Band’s versatility garners fans, earns awards

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office July 18, 2014 What do John Philip Sousa, Van Halen, George Strait and Duke Ellington have in common? Chances are…

Red Arrow food service section aims to win regional competition

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office July 15, 2014 FORT McCOY, Wis. – When the food service section of the 132nd Brigade Support Battalion’s Headquarters Company…

Military kids build lasting bonds at youth camp

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office July 14, 2014 “I was terrified,” 16-year-old Julliana Barlow of Marshall, Wisconsin, said, as she described her feeling as she…

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

Sheboygan alligator transported to new home in Illinois

DNR Southeast Region – SHEBOYGAN –The alligator recently caught near the Sheboygan River has found a new home at the Chicago Herpetological Society.…

Drawdown for roadway, utility and millrace improvements – Cravath Lake, Old Stone Mill Dam -

DNR Southeast Region – WHITEWATER, Wis.– The Department of Natural Resources announced today that the water level behind Old Stone Mill Dam at Cravath Lake in the…

Public meeting set to discuss disposal of dredged material in the city of Milwaukee

DNR Southeast Region – MILWAUKEE- The public will have an opportunity at an upcoming public meeting to discuss a proposal from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District to…

Public meeting set to discuss disposal of dredged material in the city of Milwaukee

DNR Southeast Region – MILWAUKEE- The public will have an opportunity at an upcoming public meeting to discuss a proposal from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District to…

Wisconsin Courts

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts three new cases

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts three new cases 2014-02-27 13:04:00 The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to accept three new cases and acted to deny review in a…

Open rules conference

Open rules conference 2014-02-13 07:44:00 The Supreme Court February 24, 2014 open rules conference agenda is now available. Link Headlines…

February case of the month

February case of the month 2014-02-11 13:33:00 The case of the month project provides high school teachers with some of the necessary tools to educate their students…

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts 10 new cases

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts 10 new cases 2014-02-07 08:04:00 The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to accept 10 new cases and acted to deny review in a…

Court interpreter training planned for Stevens Point

Court interpreter training planned for Stevens Point 2014-02-05 13:00:00 The Director of State Courts Office is accepting applications for interpreter training to be held in Stevens Point…

Open administrative conference

Open administrative conference 2014-01-31 11:17:00 Please take notice that the Supreme Court will hold an open administrative rules conference on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.…

JT Irregulars

Open Blog – Monday

Well spoken.…

Lost in the Fifties- Another Time, Another Place

Lost in the Fifties- Another Time, Another Place…

"A Tale of Two Liquor License Applicants"

From Racine Equality Project: “Two different Downtown Racine Liquor License Applicants, same general area. The only difference between the two applicants is their Race and relationship with…

Whatcha doin’, Orbs?

I saw this story in my news feed,  is OUR Orbs being naughty?  Orbs haunting? I know our guy wouldn’t cause such trouble, but they just kept…

Open Blog – Weekend

And away we go!…

"Changes to make Wisconsin’s Do Not Call list more user-friendly"

From JSOnline: By Rick Barrett of the Journal Sentinel  “Changes are coming to Wisconsin’s Do Not Call Registry effective Aug. 1, the state Department of Agriculture, Trade…

RSS Today in Wisconsin History

  • 1881 - Old Abe Dies March 26, 2014
    On this date , famous Civil War mascot, died from injuries sustained during a fire at the State Capitol. Old Abe was the mascot for Company C, an Eau Claire infantry unit that was part of the Wisconsin 8th Regiment. During the Capitol fire of 1881, smoke engulfed Old Abe's cage. and is in the Wisconsin Historical Museum. [Source: , pg. 51]
  • 1862 - Third Cavalry Regiment Company "C" Departs March 26, 2014
    On this date, Company C of Wisconsin's Third Cavalry left for St. Louis. Members had been recruited in 1861 from Green Lake, Fond du Lac, and Marquette counties by E.R. Stevens, a 37-year-old merchant, and James B. Pond, a 23-year-old editor of the . You can see in our online version of the . Eventually stationed at Ft. Leavenworth and working among mar
  • 1864 - (Civil War) Change of Command in Tennessee March 26, 2014
    Union General James Birdseye McPherson assumed command of the Army of the Tennessee. Many Wisconsin regiments served with his army over the course of the war. Four months later McPherson was shot in the back while retreating from a skirmish.
  • 1931 - Brother Joseph Dutton Dies March 26, 2014
    Brother Joseph was born Ira S. Dutton in Stowe, Vermont, and came to Wisconsin as a child. He served with the 13th Wisconsin Infantry during the Civil War, mostly tending the sick and burying the dead. Afterwards, he stayed in the South tracing missing soldiers, collecting their remains, and settling survivors' claims. These horrors and a failed marriag