Wisconsin Dept of Health

Wisconsin Receives Federal Award to Develop State Health Care Innovation Plan

MADISON— The Department of Health Services (DHS) today announced that Wisconsin has received a $2.5 million State Innovation Models (SIM) award from the federal Centers for Medicare…

"Be Well" This Holiday Season

MADISON – The Department of Health Services (DHS) today urges Wisconsin residents to give themselves the gift of emotional well-being this holiday season. Emotional health is essential…

Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs

An early return for part of Wisconsin National Guard artillery unit

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office December 17, 2014 MILWAUKEE – Emotions ran high Dec. 13 as families began to gather in the Milwaukee Room at…

Wisconsin Air Guard marks 30 years of ‘North Pole’ rendezvous

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office December 15, 2014 MILWAUKEE – Elves lined the hallway as families arrived Dec. 13 to pick up their Santa Liner…

Ceremony celebrates successful completion of Afghanistan mission

Contact: Wisconsin National Guard Public Affairs Office December 12, 2014 VOLK FIELD, Wis. – Wind, snow and freezing rain couldn’t douse the warm welcome families and friends…

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

Village of Caledonia requests DNR approval of sewer plan

DNR Southeast Region – CALEDONIA, Wis. – The Village of Caledonia has requested that the Department of Natural Resources approve a plan for providing sewer service along…

Landowners encouraged to take advantage of incentives to open lands to public for spring turkey hunt – -

DNR Southeast Region – MILWAUKEE – There’s still time for private landowners in southeast Wisconsin to sign up for the Turkey Hunting Access Program for the 2015…

DNR announces public meeting to discuss disposal of dredged material in the city of Milwaukee -

DNR Southeast Region – MILWAUKEE – The public will have an opportunity at an upcoming public meeting to discuss a proposal to remove dredged material (solids removed…

Village of Pewaukee seeks grant to purchase boat launch

DNR Southeast Region – PEWAUKEE– The Village of Pewaukee has applied for a 50 percent matching grant from the Urban Greenspace subprogram of the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program…

Wisconsin Courts

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts 10 new cases

Wisconsin Supreme Court accepts 10 new cases 2014-12-15 14:59:00 The Wisconsin Supreme Court has voted to accept 10 new cases and has acted to deny review in…

The Third Branch, fall 2014

The Third Branch, fall 2014 2014-12-09 11:11:00 The fall edition of The Third Branch, the quarterly newsletter of the Wisconsin court system, is now available. Link Headlines…

Statement of Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson on the passing of Judge Ralph Adam Fine, District I Court of Appeals

Statement of Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson on the passing of Judge Ralph Adam Fine, District I Court of Appeals 2014-12-05 16:03:00 Judge Ralph Adam Fine will…

December case of the month

December case of the month 2014-12-01 11:39:00 The case of the month project provides high school teachers with some of the necessary tools to educate their students…

Oral argument schedule

Oral argument schedule 2014-12-01 08:26:00 The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments during December on cases that originated in two counties. The calendar and synopses…

Open rules conference

Open rules conference 2014-11-25 13:12:00 The Supreme Court December 5, 2014 open rules conference agenda is now available. Link Headlines…

JT Irregulars

Christmas Decoratios Pt 4!

Christmas is starting to approach very quickly and I don’t think I will have enough time to post all of my pictures so I am going to…

Open Blog – Weekend

Try to relax a little this weekend. Christmas will come and be fine, even if you don’t finish everything.…

Four for Fridays

Hello everybody and welcome back! Let’s say this has been an interesting week…. Yet, I’m looking forward to a little R & R this weekend. It’s about…

Jingle Bells………

A different rendition of Jingle Bells…

Open Blog – Friday

Fly your Festive Friday Freak Flag….…

What’s on the Menu!

I have one of my families favorite cookie recipe to share with everyone. I have to make a double batch of this cookie because my son always…

RSS Today in Wisconsin History

  • 1879 - Fire Destroys Phillip Brewing Company December 21, 2014
    On this date fire destroyed the Phillip Brewing Company's malthouse, grain elevators and office building in Milwaukee. [Source: ]
  • 1862 - (Civil War) The 2nd Wisconsin Cavalry sets out for Vicksburg December 21, 2014
    The 2nd Wisconsin Cavalry participated in Grierson's Raid on the Mobile and Ohio Railroad in Tennessee. This was the first engagement in a movement by Union Col. Benjamin Grierson. It led 3,500 men on a 450-mile ride from Tennessee through Mississippi, arriving in Vicksburg on January 5, 1863.
  • 1872 - Helen Farnsworth Mears Born December 21, 2014
    On this date was born. A sculptress, she began studying under Lorado Taft at the Chicago Art Institute. Mears was commissioned to do a figure to represent Wisconsin at the World's Columbian Exposition (1893). The result was a nine-foot statue, "," which now stands in the state captiol. Her best-known work, a statue of Frances […]
  • 1955 - Jane Kaczmarek Born in Milwaukee December 21, 2014
    On this date Jane Kaczmarek, star of TV's , was born in Milwaukee. Kaczmarek grew up in Milwaukee and graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1979, where she majored in theater. She also earned an MFA in theater from Yale University in 1982. [Source: ]