Wisconsin Dept of Health

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…

State Agency Stands Up To Prevent Falls

Falls continue to be the leading cause of unintentional injury and death among Wisconsin’s older adults, but falls do not have to be a natural part of…

Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs

Madison Air Guard unit recognized for outstanding safety

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office September 29, 2014 MADISON, Wis. – The 115th Fighter Wing was presented the 2013 William W. Spruance Award, the National…

Red Arrow Soldiers building partnerships in Middle East

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office September 24, 2014 The importance of military-to-military partnerships and cooperation has been on display in recent weeks as the U.S.…

Deployed artillerymen making a difference in Afghanistan

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office September 24, 2014 When you’re only the second National Guard field artillery unit to conduct a combat fire support mission…

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

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…

Pilot program seeks to ensure long-term viability of longear sunfish in Wisconsin

DNR Southeast Region – MUKWANAGO, Wis. – A breeding population of a sunfish listed as a threatened species in Wisconsin may be established at a pond at…

Wisconsin Courts

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…

Open rules conference

Open rules conference 2014-09-15 15:28:00 The Supreme Court September 22, 2014 open rules conference agenda is now available. Link Headlines…

JT Irregulars

JTI Business, Not as Usual

Good morning dear friends and followers of JTIrregulars.  We have news to share with you. At present, we are under what we hope is a temporary lockdown.…

Early Halloween Humor

Shared from Beejay’s Facebook page. Hehehehe…

Open Blog – Tuesday

It’s Tequila Tuesday.…

"2nd young woman accuses SC Johnson heir of sexual contact"

By Bruce Vielmetti of the Journal Sentinel: “A second young woman now claims Racine billionaire Samuel Curtis ‘Curt’ Johnson III sexually molested her when she was a…

Local Loyalty – Malicki’s Piggly Wiggly Part 2

Welcome back to part 2 of  Malicki’s Piggly Wiggly on Washington! Ralph Malicki opened his Piggly Wiggly on Washington Ave.  on May 22nd 2011.  He has many,…

Tell Me About Your Stinky Story

Here is mine. Back in the mid 70’s my wife (at the time) we went up to Florence County Wisconsin. During deer hunting season there was an…

RSS Today in Wisconsin History

  • 1882 - First Hydro-electric Power Plant Opens in Appleton September 30, 2014
    On this date the in the United States opened in Appleton, Wisconsin. The small plant was used to light two paper mills and a home. [Source: ]
  • 1859 - Abraham Lincoln Speaks at State Fair September 30, 2014
    On this date Abraham Lincoln delivered an address at the . In his speech, he connected agriculture to education: "Every blade of grass is a study; and to produce two, where there was but one, is both a profit and a pleasure." The rising political star (who was elected the following year), also stressed the […]
  • 1865 - (Civil War) 9th Wisconsin Light Artillery Musters Out September 30, 2014
    The 9th Wisconsin Light Artillery mustered out. It had spent the war in the West, moving through Colorado, New Mexico and Kansas to escort trains and U. S. Mail coaches on the Santa Fe Road. Later during the war it served in Missouri and Arkansas.
  • 1891 - Devil's Island Lighthouse Lighted September 30, 2014
    On this date the beacon at Devil's Island Lighthouse near Bayfield was first lit. The lighthouse became a well known landmark to users of trans-Superior shipping lanes. It still shines across western Lake Superior. [Source: ]