Wisconsin Dept of Health

State Reports First Human West Nile Virus Case This Year

State and local health officials announced today that the first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) was reported in an Ashland County resident. It is the…

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…

Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs

Wisconsin Air Guard unit named best in Air Force

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office August 22, 2014 The Wisconsin Air National Guard’s 128th Air Control Squadron earned the right to call itself the best…

Political delegation visits Guard facilities at Fort McCoy

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office August 20, 2014 Members of Wisconsin state government and representatives of the state’s congressional delegation visited Wisconsin National Guard facilities…

Soldier honors employer for outstanding support

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office August 19, 2014 When Sgt. 1st Class Cody Krepline returned from Afghanistan after his 2013 deployment with the Wisconsin Army…

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

Learn to track mammals course offered Saturday at Kettle Moraine State Forest

DNR Southeast Region – EAGLE, Wis. – People interested in learning to identify what tracks and signs different kinds of mammals leave in the wild can attend…

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…

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 Bog – Weekend

There’s not too many left before it starts to get frigid.…

Open Bog – Weekend

There’s not too many left before it starts to get frigid.…

Too late. . .

I suddenly had an inspiration for the name of one of the cubs at the zoo: Lion John.…

Too late. . .

I suddenly had an inspiration for the name of one of the cubs at the zoo: Lion John.…

Mozilla FireFox vs IE

I normally use Firefox for my browser.  Today, I thought I would try the IE to see if I could get rid of an error message concerning…

Four for Fridays

Hello everyone and welcome back! This has been a crazy week… Busy, busy at work plus the humid weather. I’m looking forward to the weekend. Anyways, your…

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