Gov. Tony Evers has directed the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to close 40 state parks, forests and recreational areas after thousands turned out in droves to several parks during the first weekend in April.
Jackie Christianson is a nurse practitioner in Wisconsin. Instead of taking a vacation in April, she headed to New York City to help with the extreme hospital staffing shortages happening there due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As the new coronavirus pandemic sends milk prices plummeting and upends life for many people in Wisconsin, the president of the Wisconsin Farmers Union says farmers having access to mental health services is even more important.
When 48 school districts were preparing referendums for public consideration during the spring election, they didn't expect a pandemic to interfere with the process. And districts won’t know how much it impacted results until at least next week.
The Fond du Lac County District Attorney's Office has filed criminal complaints against 10 people for allegedly violating the governor's stay-at-home order, designed to keep people sequestered to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The state Department of Health Services announced on April 8 that there are 2,756 positive cases of COVID-19 statewide and 99 deaths. That doesn't include two additional deaths reported by Milwaukee County officials, bringing the total to 101.
Wisconsin clerks turned to surgical masks, gloves and Plexiglas in hopes of preventing the spread of the new coronavirus during the state's spring election. They say they did the best they could under the circumstances and are glad it's over.