Wisconsin Dept of Health

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…

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…

Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs

Stay-at-home dad serves two home fronts as Wisconsin National Guard Airman

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office September 19, 2014 MILWAUKEE – Before the sun crests the treetops that flank that backside of Airman 1st Class Richard…

Stay-at-home dad serves two home fronts as Wisconsin National Guard Airman

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office September 19, 2014 MILWAUKEE – Before the sun crests the treetops that flank that backside of Airman 1st Class Richard…

Adjutant general hosts online town hall

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office September 18, 2014 Maj. Gen. Donald Dunbar, Wisconsin’s adjutant general, hosted an online town hall Sept. 16, where he took…

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

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…

Public meeting in Waukesha regarding proposed inland trout regulations

DNR Southeast Region – WAUKESHA, Wis. – The first of 10 public meetings scheduled in September to gather citizen comments proposals to simplify existing inland trout fishing…

WI DNR, WI Beverage Assn. & Sheboygan Co. Fair highlight innovative recycling effort

DNR Southeast Region – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and local partners will introduce a creative approach to recycling plastic bottles away from home at this…

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…

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 Blog – Weekend

I found it about 20 years ago.…

Four for Fridays

Hello everyone and welcome back! It has been a LONG week filled with too much drama. Hopefully the drama has been taken care of. Anyways, here is…

Open Blog – Friday

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"Satanic Children’s Book To Be Distributed To Florida Schools"

by PhilHaney “It seems that not only do devils and demons live in Hell, but also trolls. That’s because the people at The Satanic Temple are trolling,…

"10 Hour Video – Troll Song"

Whenever life gets a little too hard, I listen to 7 or 8 hours of this to put my head back on straight.…

RSS Today in Wisconsin History

  • 1871 - Oshkosh State Teachers College Founded September 19, 2014
    On this date the Oshkosh State Teachers College was founded. Formally known as the Oshkosh Normal School, the new institution was destined to become a leader in the state's teacher-training institution. Its objectives were to train thousands of teachers and contribute to Wisconsin leadership in education. In the fall of 1871, under school president Pres
  • 1832 - Sauk and Fox cede Iowa Lands September 19, 2014
    On this date Sauk and Fox Indians signed the treaty ending the . The treaty demanded that the Sauk cede some six million acres of land that ran the length of the eastern boundary of modern-day Iowa. The Sauk and Fox were given until June 1, 1833 to leave the area and never return to the surrendered lands. Some sources place the date as September 21.[Source:
  • 1863 - (Civil War) Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia September 19, 2014
    The defeat at Chickamauga, Georgia, left Union troops pinned inside Chattanooga, Tennessee, and temporarily halted their advance into the heart of the Confederacy. Nine Wisconsin regiments participated. The chaplain of the 1st Wisconsin Infantry reported that 80 percent of its men were killed, wounded, or taken prisoner. The 15th Wisconsin Infantry, composed
  • 1973 - Isabel Lyman Bacon La Follette Dies September 19, 2014
    On this date , wife of , died in Madison. She was born on April 13, 1899, in Medford, Massachusetts but grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah. She attended UW-Madison, where she received a BA in Sociology. After graduation, Isabel worked as a social worker in Bayonne, New Jersey. She married Philip Fox La Follette on April 14, 1923, in Chicago, Illinois. Isabel La