Wisconsin Dept of Health

State Health Care Professionals Urged To Sign Up With The Wisconsin Emergency Assistance Volunteer Registry

The Wisconsin Emergency Assistance Volunteer Registry, or WEAVR, is a database of health care professionals, active and retired, who make themselves available to respond in case of…

A Boost for Wisconsin’s Seal-A-Smile Program

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is proud to announce it has received an additional $100,000 from Delta Dental of Wisconsin to continue its successful Seal-A-Smile…

Wisconsin Launches Medicaid Foster Care Medical Home Program

Wisconsin First Lady Tonette Walker joined the secretaries of the state Department of Children and Families (DCF) and the Department of Health Services (DHS) today to officially…

Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs

‘Grandfather of Wisconsin Air Guard’ recalls formative years

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office April 23, 2014 MILWAUKEE – For Ken Sweet, 92, the beginning of the Wisconsin Air National Guard can be traced…

Wisconsin Air Guard officer mentors students taking part in Senate youth program

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office April 18, 2014 ARLINGTON, Va. – Service members, including Air Force Maj. Jason Park, chief of safety with the Wisconsin…

Two Wisconsin National Guard Soldiers excel in Best Ranger Competition

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office April 17, 2014 “Ladies and gentlemen, in second place, Team 32 – Capt. Robert Killian, 5th Battalion, 14th Special Forces…

Racine Unified School District

Horlick SkillsUSA Team Celebrates Military Veterans

Horlick SkillsUSA American Spirit Leadership Team Celebrates Military Veterans…

Mitchell Middle Symphonic Band Receives Excellent Rating

Mitchell Middle Symphonic Band Receives Excellent Rating…

Students Serve Lunch at Fountain Hills With Senator

Students Serve Lunch at Fountain Hills With Senator…

Students Compete in Third-Annual Gifford Math Meet

Students Compete in Third-Annual Gifford Math Meet…

Horlick Powerlifting Team Wins Team Championship

Horlick Powerlifting Team Wins Combined Team Championship…

SE WI DNR

Young anglers can receive free instruction at 30th Annual Kids’ Fishing – Clinics -

DNR Southeast Region – MILWAUKEE – Kids 15 years and younger can mark the arrival of spring by attending free fishing clinics on Saturday, April 12, at…

Local deer herd status on agenda at spring hearings

DNR Southeast Region – MILWAUKEE – State wildlife biologists invite anyone interested in the status of their local deer herd to attend the annual spring fish and…

DNR announces public meeting to discuss disposal of dredged material in the city of Kenosha

DNR Southeast Region – KENOSHA, Wis. – The public will have an opportunity at an upcoming public meeting to discuss a proposal to place dredged material from…

DNR engages public at Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show

DNR Southeast Region – WEST ALLIS, Wis. – Fisheries and wildlife biologists, conservation wardens and even smart-phone and digital map experts from the Department of Natural Resources…

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 – Thursday

One day at a time.…

"Frank Lloyd Wright-designed S.C. Johnson research tower finally goes public"

From JSOnline: By Meg Jones of the Journal Sentinel “Racine — For decades Frank Lloyd Wright fans have flocked to the S.C. Johnson & Son corporate headquarters…

Dear Madame Zoltar

Hello, my sparrows and robins!  How are you?  We received a real taste of warm weather over the Easter weekend, but now we’re back in the cooler. …

"Meskel Square, Addis Abeba"

http://www.endoethiopia.com/ Now that’s driving.…

Open Blog – Wednesday

Happy hump day.…

Bedtime Games

Bedtime Games Installment 139 Make your best guess and…. GO TO BED! Answer revealed tomorrow. Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming…

RSS Today in Wisconsin History

  • 1954 - Aaron Hits First Big League Home Run April 23, 2014
    On this date , playing for the Milwaukee Braves, hit his first major league home run. Twenty years later he broke Babe Ruth's career home run record of 714. Aaron ended his career with 755 home runs, a record that stood until 2007. [Source: Sporting News]
  • 1934 - FBI rousts Dillinger from Little Bohemia Lodge April 23, 2014
    On this day the FBI raided the in Manitowish Waters, Vilas Co. They had been tipped off that gangster John Dillinger was hiding at Little Bohemia, but during their raid an innocent Civilian Conservation Corps worker was killed and Dillinger escaped.
  • 1864 - (Civil War) Battle of Monett's Ferry, Louisiana April 23, 2014
    Near the end of the Red River Expedition, the 23rd and 29th Wisconsin Infantry regiments helped Union troops evade capture at Monett's Ferry, Louisiana.
  • 1940 - Herman R. C. Anthony Patents the "Leak Proof" Battery April 23, 2014
    On this date engineer Herman Anthony patented the "leak proof" battery. Patent No. 2,198,423 incorporated a better grade of manganese into the battery and encased the entire cell in a steel jacket. The invention resulted in a leakless battery, and increased battery life and sales for the company based in Madison. [Source: ]
  • 1990 - Partially victorious, ROTC protestors end sit-in April 23, 2014
    On this day protesters ended a six day sit-in outside University of Wisconsin Chancellor Donna Shalala's office. The sit-in began with more than 30 demonstrators protesting that the Reserve Officer Training Corps programs on campus excluded people based on their sexual preference, a violation of UW and state law. The University agreed to distribute a tw