Wisconsin Dept of Health

New Report Details the Burden of Suicide in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services, in partnership with the Injury Research Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Mental Health America of Wisconsin, has released…

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)…

Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs

Civil Support Team training state’s HAZMAT teams

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office July 29, 2014 The Wisconsin National Guard’s 54th Civil Support Team (CST) is lending a helping hand to the state’s…

Patriot Exercise tests Wisconsin Army Guard air crews

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office July 28, 2014 Air crews from the Wisconsin Army National Guard played an important role in the 2014 Patriot Exercise…

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…

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

Disposal of dredged material in the city of Racine

DNR Southeast Region – RACINE, Wis. – Dredged materials located on the property of Pershing Park Boat Launch Basin in the city of Racine are to be…

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…

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

365 Days of Happiness

I realized that I haven’t posted a 365 in awhile…. Today, I am appreciating the Internet. Ooooh, what you can do on the Internet. I’ve made it…

Best of Racine 2014 – Liquor store

Well guys, this is our final category in the Best of Racine 2014 series.  Upon request, I wrap things up with liquor stores.  Where is your favorite…

Open Blog – Thursday

Be grateful for what yo have.…

Dear Madame Zoltar

Hello, my perfect pals!  How are you?  No, you’re not becoming a schizophrenic; the weather is changing that often.  I check the temperature online, then open a…

Open Blog – Wednesday

Uh, does something on Betty seem suddenly enhanced?…

Bedtime Games

Bedtime Games Installment 153 Make your best guess and…. GO TO BED! Answer revealed tomorrow. I wish I was like youEasily amusedFind my nest of saltEverything’s my faultI’ll…

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