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

Positive attitude pushes Soldier through Best Warrior Competition

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office April 14, 2014 Four mentally and physically grueling days proved to be a challenge for Spc. Micah Lancaster, but through…

Soldier building his own legacy through competition

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office April 14, 2014 Most people strive to make a name for themselves and show they are an individual – not…

State names Best Warriors after grueling competition

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office April 14, 2014 FORT MCCOY, Wis. – After battling rainy conditions, the Wisconsin Army National Guard wrapped up its three-day…

Racine Unified School District

Summer School 2014 Catalogs Now Available!

Summer School 2014 Catalogs Now Available!…

New Urban School Now Enrolling Students 4K-5th Grade

New Urban School Now Enrolling Students 4K-5th Grade…

WKCE Scores Show Improvement for RUSD High Schools

WKCE Scores Show Improvement for RUSD High Schools…

Red Apple Elementary School Holds STEAM Fair

On April 3, Red Apple Elementary School held its second-annual STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) Fair.…

Free Public Program at RUSD Planetarium April 29 & May 6

“STARS” will be the spring public program at the Racine Unified School District (RUSD) planetarium.…

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

Eclipse Photos

Very hectic day and week…so I am just going to post some eclipse photos from last night. Enjoy!…

Bedtime Games

Bedtime Games Installment 138 Make your best guess and…. GO TO BED! Answer revealed tomorrow. In honor of the blood moon that I missed last night: Fly me to…

Open Blog – Tuesday

Have a fruity Tuesday.…

"Total Lunar Eclipse Special"

Scheduled for Apr 15, 2014 “On the night of April 14th, two significant and spectacular events will take place simultaneously, as Mars reaches its closest point to…

Fired on First Day!

How do you manage to get fired on the first day in a Winnie the Pooh costume?By putting on your costume pants the wrong way around!…

Local Loyalty – Dessert Heaven

Welcome back ! Today’s edition will quite likely make you hungry! (I’m actually writing this on an empty stomach, yikes!) Dessert Heaven   Located at 327 Main Street,…

RSS Today in Wisconsin History

  • 1861 - Wisconsin Called Upon to Send Soldiers April 15, 2014
    On this date Governor Alexander W. Randall received a telegram from Washington the Union for three months in the Civil War.  Within a week ten companies, from Kenosha, Beloit, Horican, Fond du Lac, Madison, and Milwaukee were ready. [Source: , Vol. II by Richard N. Current] […]
  • 1987 - Brewer's First No-Hitter Game April 15, 2014
    On this date Juan Nieves recorded the Brewers first no-hitter, making him the first Puerto Rican-born pitcher to accomplish this feat in the Major Leauge. [Source: ]
  • 1865 - (Civil War) Abraham Lincoln dies in Washington, D.C. April 15, 2014
    President Abraham Lincoln died early in the morning, in a boarding house opposite Ford's Theatre. He had been shot by John Wilkes Booth on the previous evening while watching a play. A from the morning of April 15 is included at "Wisconsin in the Civil War." […]
  • 1912 - Edward Gifford Crosby Dies April 15, 2014
    On this date Captain Edward G. Crosby, retired Great Lakes skipper and head of the Great Lakes Shipping Company in Milwaukee, died while a passenger on the Titanic. In 1903 Crosby founded the Crosby Transportation Company which by 1910 was operating four steamers out of Milwaukee: Nyack, E. G. Crosby, Conestoga and May Graham. His wife and daughter were pass […]
  • 1876 - First Northern Wisconsin Telegraph Line Completed April 15, 2014
    On this date the first telegraph line in northern Wisconsin was completed near Ashland. A few months later, this same telegraph line was used to convey General Custer's defeat. [Source: " by Tony Woiak]
  • 1988 - Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave Act Enacted April 15, 2014
    On this date the Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave Act became effective. The law requires businesses with fifty or more employees to provide up to six weeks of leave for the birth or adoption of a child. Employers must also provide up to two weeks of leave for the care of a child, spouse or parent with a serious health condition, as well as up to two weeks […]