Wisconsin Dept of Health

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…

State Reports First Human West Nile Virus Case This Year

State and local health officials announced today that the first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) was reported in an Ashland County resident. It is the…

Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs

Employers honored for Guard member support

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office September 16, 2014 Approximately 70 employers and employees from the Madison area attended an Employer Support of the Guard and…

Milwaukee exercise tests CST’s skills

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office September 15, 2014 As the nation reflected on the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, the Wisconsin National…

Oconomowoc boy donates birthday presents to deployed Guardsmen

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office September 12, 2014 When most teenage boys turn 15 years old, they’re only thinking about themselves. Not Ben Sampson, of…

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

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…

Public meeting in Waukesha regarding proposed inland trout regulations

DNR Southeast Region – WAUKESHA, Wis. – The first of 10 public meetings scheduled in September to gather citizen comments proposals to simplify existing inland trout fishing…

WI DNR, WI Beverage Assn. & Sheboygan Co. Fair highlight innovative recycling effort

DNR Southeast Region – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and local partners will introduce a creative approach to recycling plastic bottles away from home at this…

Learn to track mammals course offered Saturday at Kettle Moraine State Forest

DNR Southeast Region – EAGLE, Wis. – People interested in learning to identify what tracks and signs different kinds of mammals leave in the wild can attend…

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 – Wednesday

Really? Seems like the same old stuff to me.…

My Spider

What’s The Cheapest Thing You Buy?

I had a rare dream I remember a couple of nights ago and one of the things I remember was discussing this question. Yeah, even my dreams…

What’s on the Menu!

Today I am going to post a recipe that you can have for breakfast or dinner and it is so good. I haven’t made this in a…

Open Blog – Tuesday

Don’t drink too much or you’ll get the jitters.…

Local Loyalty – S.E. Wisconsin Hearing Center, Inc.

Welcome back! Today, I am happy to introduce you to    S.E. Wisconsin Hearing Center Inc. 6015 Durand Ave. Suite 100 Located directly behind Wells Fargo Bank…

RSS Today in Wisconsin History

  • 1935 - Wisconsin Ballplayer Killed in Accident September 17, 2014
    On this date Len Koenecke, who played outfield for the Brooklyn Dodgers, was killed aboard a small, private plane flying near Toronto, Canada. After starting a fight in the cockpit, Koenecke, a native of Baraboo, was bludgeoned with a fire extinguisher by the pilot. [Source: ]
  • 1862 - (Civil War) Battle of Antietam September 17, 2014
    September 17, 1862, was the bloodiest day in U.S. military history. More than 125,000 troops faced off and over 24,000 were killed, wounded or missing as Union forces stopped the first Confederate invasion of the North. The 2nd, 6th and 7th Wisconsin Infantry regiments were in the thickest of the fighting. The 6th Infantry led a charge that killed or wounded
  • 1851 - North Hall Constructed on UW-Madison Campus September 17, 2014
    On this date , the first building on the Univeristy of Wisconsin-Madison campus, was erected. It opened as a dormitory for men. The cost of construction was $19,000. [Source: edited by Sarah Davis McBride, p. 87]
  • 1862 - 26th Wisconsin Infantry Volunteers September 17, 2014
    On this date the 26th Wisconsin Infantry Volunteers, the majority of whom were German speaking immigrants, were mustered in. They enlisted in August of 1862, drilled at Camp Sigel in Milwaukee, and were placed in the 11th Corps. Major General Franz Sigel, also a German immigrant, took command of the entire 11th Corps and the 26th Wisconsin regiment fell unde
  • 1945 - MacArthur Square Named in Milwaukee September 17, 2014
    On this date MacArthur Square was named to honor General Douglas MacArthur for his leadership of Allied forces during World War II. MacArthur as well as his father and grandfather were residents of Milwaukee. [Source: edited by Sarah Davis McBride, p.31]