Wisconsin Dept of Health

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…

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…

Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs

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…

Wisconsin Army National Guard commissions new officers

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office October 13, 2014 FORT MCCOY, Wis. – While the new class of second lieutenants and warrant officers formed a relatively…

Jet disassembly, relocation provides rare Air Guard training opportunity

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office October 14, 2014 Approximately six months ago, the topic was brought up: Could the 115th Fighter Wing help a local…

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

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…

DNR announces plans for renovating Okauchee Lake boat launch – -

DNR Southeast Region – OCONOMOWOC, Wis. – The Department of Natural Resources is proposing to renovate the existing public boat launch on Okauchee Lake in the town…

Rochester Dam to have winter drawdown for proposed dredging project

DNR Southeast Region – ROCHESTER,Wis.– The water level behind the Rochester Dam on the Fox River in the village of Rochester, Racine County, will be lowered for…

Wisconsin Courts

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…

Supreme Court oral argument schedule

Supreme Court oral argument schedule 2014-09-22 10:14:00 The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments during October on cases that originated in three counties. The calendar…

Justice on Wheels brings Supreme Court to Waukesha to hear cases

Justice on Wheels brings Supreme Court to Waukesha to hear cases 2014-09-19 15:02:00 The Wisconsin Supreme Court will sit in Waukesha County for the first time ever…

JT Irregulars

Local Loyalty – Grapes 2 Glass Wine Boutique

Good morning!Today, I want to introduce you to Grapes 2 Glass Wine Boutique  You can also follow them - Grapes 2 Glass on Facebook      Their…

Open Blog – Monday

Marvelous, indeed.…

Open Blog – Monday

Marvelous, indeed.…

"The Journal Times Repeats Racine City Administrator Tom Friedels Lie About The Civic Centre"

From Racine Exposed: “What is the actual budget of The Civic Centre, and what are it’s annual losses?  Racine Exposed now takes a look at the actual…

"The Journal Times Repeats Racine City Administrator Tom Friedels Lie About The Civic Centre"

From Racine Exposed: “What is the actual budget of The Civic Centre, and what are it’s annual losses?  Racine Exposed now takes a look at the actual…

Peanut Butter

Which is your favorite way to eat Peanut Butter?…

RSS Today in Wisconsin History

  • 1962 - Vocational Rehabilitation Center for the Deaf Dedicated October 20, 2014
    On this date dedication ceremonies were held for the Vocational Rehabilitation Center for the Deaf in Delavan. The facility continues to provide services for eligible adult deaf persons.
  • 1863 - (Civil War) Fairchild Commissioned Brigadier General October 20, 2014
    General Lucius Fairchild was promoted to brigadier general in honor of his service during the war. Two weeks later Fairchild resigned to become Wisconsin's Secretary of State. He would later become the state's governor.
  • 1856 - Frederick Douglass Speaks in Beaver Dam October 20, 2014
    On this date arrived in and spoke about the brutality and immorality of slavery. His speech was also intended to generate support for the in Dodge Co. and Wisconsin. A former runaway slave and leading orator and author of the abolitionist movement, Douglass is regarded as one of the most influential Americans of the 19th […]
  • 1949 - Really Huge Fish Caught October 20, 2014
    On this date a record-breaking was caught on the Chippewa Flowage near Hayward. The fish weighed 69 pounds, 11 ounces. The muskie became the official state fish of Wisconsin in 1955. [Source: Note: Linked picture is not the record breaking fish]
  • 1982 - Brewers in the World Series October 20, 2014
    On this date the Milwaukee Brewers played game seven against the St. Louis Cardinals in the "Suds Series" to be crowned Major League Baseball World Champions. The Cardinals won the series 4 games to 3 to be named World Champs. [Source: ]