Wisconsin Dept of Health

State Health Officials Urge Wisconsin Residents to Get Flu Shots to Protect Against Influenza

As 20 people, including children and the elderly, have already been hospitalized in Wisconsin due to seasonal influenza this flu season, state health officials are encouraging Wisconsin…

Wisconsin Has Plans in Place to Respond in the Event Ebola is Diagnosed in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has plans in place to respond in the event…

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…

Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs

State’s most diverse battalion builds cohesion with rare consolidated training

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office October 22, 2014 Seven companies from the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s most diverse battalion came together at Volk Field in…

‘Model of leadership’ inducted into Wisconsin Military Academy Hall of Fame

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office October 20, 2014 FORT MCCOY, Wis. – Retired Master Sgt. David Voght spent the final seven years of his 30-year…

Community salutes 950th Engineer Company at sendoff ceremony

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office October 16, 2014 SUPERIOR, Wis. – While U.S. operations in Afghanistan are changing – military bases are closing, fewer troops…

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

Public meeting set on relocating public access site on Lower Genesee Lake

DNR Southeast Region – SUMMIT, Wis. – The public will have an opportunity to review and comment on plans to relocate an existing public access on Lower…

Manufacturer of dietary supplements joins Wisconsin’s Green Tier program

DNR Southeast Region – PALMYRA, Wis. – The latest company to join Green Tier is all about health — healthy customers, healthy employees and a healthy environment.…

Camp Evelyn Dam drawdown begins for inspection and maintenance

DNR Southeast Region – SHEBOYGAN COUNTY-The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources announced today that the water level behind the Camp Evelyn Dam on the Mullet River is…

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…

Wisconsin Courts

Supreme court oral argument schedule

Supreme court oral argument schedule 2014-10-21 13:54:00 The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments during November on cases that originated in five counties. The calendar…

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts 13 new cases

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts 13 new cases 2014-10-21 13:52:00 The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to accept 13 new cases and has acted to deny review in…

Court system budget builds on smart, cooperative approaches to justice

Court system budget builds on smart, cooperative approaches to justice 2014-10-15 16:35:00 The Wisconsin court system’s 2015-17 state budget request advances a commitment to the people of…

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…

JT Irregulars

Here today, gone in a blink…

Weekday Funny

Holiday humor.  I love it!…

Word Verification on Commenting

When I first checked the blogs today, I got a prompt in the comment area to type in words to prove I’m not a bot.  I got…

Dear Madame Zoltar

Hello, my tooty-cutey friends!  How are you?  Every week, more leaves hit the ground and it gets a little cooler.  After New Years, I’d like to be…

Open Blog – Wednesday

Flowers for the best.…

"RACINE VS. KENOSHA!!!!! THE TALE OF TWO BUDGETS"

From Racine Community Media: “THE CITY OF KENOSHA IS OPERATING AT $5 MILLION DOLLARS LESS THAN RACINE, WITH A POPULATION OF 30 THOUSAND MORE RESIDENTS!!!!!!“Rwad more: http://racinecommunitymedia.tumblr.com/post/100599524233/racine-vs-kenosha-the-tale-of-two-budgets…

RSS Today in Wisconsin History

  • 1864 - Cornerstone Laid for Milwaukee's Music Hall October 22, 2014
    On this date the cornerstone was laid, during dedication ceremonies, for , known at the time as the Academy of Music. Constructed on Milwaukee Street, the hall opened on January 31, 1865 with a performance of Mendelssohn's , performed by Milwaukee's Musical Society.[Source: , p.106]
  • 1843 - Stephen Moulton Babcock Born October 22, 2014
    On this date was born in Bridgewater, New York. From 1887 to 1913, he was a professor of agricultural chemistry at the University of Wisconsin and chief chemist for the Wisconsin Agricultural Experiment Station. In 1890 Babcock developed the for determining the butterfat content of milk. The test advanced the modern dairy industry as it […]
  • 1835 - Missionary and Settler Alfred Brunson Arrives in Prairie du Chien October 22, 2014
    On this date , a Methodist preacher from Connecticut, arrived alone and on horseback in Prarie Du Chien, Wisconsin from Pennsylvania. He built a parish that spanned from Rock Island, Illinois, through Prairie du Chien, to St.Paul, Minnesota. Brunson spent his life traveling from town to town, on either horseback or snowshoes. For his spiritual […]
  • 1864 - (Civil War) Expedition in Louisiana October 22, 2014
    The 11th Wisconsin Infantry participated in an expedition from Brashear City to Belle River, Louisiana.
  • 1938 - Footville Man Wins Husking Title October 22, 2014
    On this date Dick Post of Footville won his sixth county title by husking a record 24.5 bushels of corn in 80 minutes. Two days later, he husked 1,868 pounds in 80 minutes to win the state championship. Post finished fourth in the nationals at Sioux Falls, S.D. [Source: October 22, 1938, p.4]