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

‘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…

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…

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

Open Blog – Tuesday

Just watch me.…

"RACINE MAYOR JOHN DICKERT TO INTRODUCE A WHEEL TAX ON ALL CITY OF RACINE RESIDENTS!!!!"

From Racine Community Media: “RACINE- MAYOR JOHN DICKERT WILL INTRODUCE THE 2015 CITY BUDGET TONIGHT, IN IT, IS BELIEVED TO BE A WHEEL TAX ON ALL RACINE…

"Ayra’s at 1130 Washington Ave. Sold For $1.5M To Choice Petroleum – Racine Taxpayers Get Ripped Off By Jim Ladwig, John Dickert and Brian O’Connell Again!"

From Racine Exposed: “More details will be coming this weekend concerning the special property tax arrangement and taxpayer funding provided by Racine Mayor John Dickert and  Redevelopment…

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.…

RSS Today in Wisconsin History

  • 1862 - (Civil War) 30th Wisconsin Infantry Musters In October 21, 2014
    The 30th Wisconsin Infantry mustered in. It was assigned to enforce the draft at Green Bay and other points in Wisconsin until March 1863. It then spent the rest of the war primarily on provost duty in Kentucky, or directing prisoners to various points. Although it would see little combat, it would lose 69 men […]
  • 1897 - Yerkes Observatory Dedicated October 21, 2014
    On this date the was dedicated. Founded by astronomer George Hale and located in Williams Bay, the Yerkes Observatory houses the world's largest refracting optical telescope, with a lens of diameter 102 cm/40 inches. It was built through the largess of the tycoon Charles Tyson Yerkes, who rebuilt important parts of the Chicago transportation system […]
  • 1920 - Janesville's Irish Community Organize October 21, 2014
    On this date a meeting was held in Janesville's Myers Theatre, in support of the Irish quest for freedom from the British. Members of Janesville's raised funds for Irish relief. The Easter Rising rebellion in Dublin four years earlier brought the British/Irish conflict into the forefront for Janesville's Irish community. [Source: October 21, 1920, p.1]