Wisconsin Dept of Health

Wisconsin Launches Ebola Information Line

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced today that in addition to the information on Ebola on its web site, a toll free line is now…

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…

Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs

Tribute tree stands for service members who won’t be home for Christmas

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office November 24, 2014 In military parlance, decorations typically refer to military medals and awards worn on the uniform, representing honorable…

Wisconsin National Guard, state agencies work on unified emergency response

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office November 21, 2014 VOLK FIELD, Wis. – Thirty-two military personnel and 23 civilians, all from the state of Wisconsin, joined…

Guard Ebola response team trains at Volk Field

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office November 17, 2014 Two hand-selected teams of Wisconsin National Guard Soldiers and Airmen trained at Volk Field, Wisconsin, Oct. 30-Nov.…

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

Local effort underway to manage recently discovered invasive algae in southeast Wisconsin

DNR Southeast Region – WAUKESHA, Wis. — Routine aquatic plant monitoring by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources identified starry stonewort, an invasive algae, in Little Muskego…

Public meeting set on relocating public access site on Lower Genesee Lake

DNR Southeast Region – SUMMIT, Wis. – The public will have an opportunity to review and comment on plans to relocate an existing public access on Lower…

Manufacturer of dietary supplements joins Wisconsin’s Green Tier program

DNR Southeast Region – PALMYRA, Wis. – The latest company to join Green Tier is all about health — healthy customers, healthy employees and a healthy environment.…

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…

Wisconsin Courts

State of the Judiciary Address focuses on Wisconsin court system’s mission

State of the Judiciary Address focuses on Wisconsin court system’s mission 2014-11-19 10:10:00 Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson gave her annual State of the Judiciary Address this…

State of the Judiciary Address set for Wednesday

State of the Judiciary Address set for Wednesday 2014-11-18 09:47:00 Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson will give her annual State of the Judiciary Address at the Wisconsin…

Open rules conference

Open rules conference 2014-11-10 09:19:00 The Supreme Court November 17, 2014 open rules conference agenda is now available. Link Headlines…

November case of the month

November case of the month 2014-11-04 09:51:00 The case of the month project provides high school teachers with some of the necessary tools to educate their students…

Supreme court oral argument schedule

Supreme court oral argument schedule 2014-10-21 13:54:00 The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments during November on cases that originated in five counties. The calendar…

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts 13 new cases

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts 13 new cases 2014-10-21 13:52:00 The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to accept 13 new cases and has acted to deny review in…

JT Irregulars

Open Blog – Tuesday

Don’t eat yellow snow.…

"Letter That Inspired Kerouac’s ‘On the Road’ Found"

By JOHN ROGERS Associated Press  “It’s been called the letter that launched a literary genre — 16,000 amphetamine-fueled, stream-of-consciousness words written by Neal Cassady to his friend…

Open Blog – Monday

Have a good one.…

"JCB GT – The fastest digger on EARTH"

Another world record smashed.…

For My Dear Friends KK and BeeJay

Open Blog – Weekend

Yay!…

RSS Today in Wisconsin History

  • 1863 - (Civil War) Battle of Missionary Ridge at Chattanooga, Tennessee November 25, 2014
    Fourteen Wisconsin units -- seven Wisconsin Infantry regiments and seven Wisconsin Light Artillery batteries participated in breaking the siege at Chattanooga. The 15th and 24th Wisconsin Infantry regiments were among the forces that charged up Missionary Ridge, broke through the Confederate ranks, and seized the strategic location on November 25.
  • 1864 - Governor Al Schmedeman born today November 25, 2014
    On this date was born in Madison, Wisconsin. In 1913 Schmedeman was appointed the United States foreign minister to Norway under President Woodrow Wilson. He served in this capacity until 1921. In 1925 Schmedeman was elected mayor of Madison, a post he held for 4 terms until his election as governor in 1932. In 1934 […]