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Beverly Blietz said the adjustment to widowhood was hard, but because she could still drive and was mostly independent, she still felt like she had her freedom. When the COVID-19 pandemic arrived, that all changed.
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During a typical June in Wisconsin, local dairy groups host community breakfasts and other events on farms across the state to celebrate National Dairy Month.
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The remnants of Tropical Storm Cristobal are expected to douse Wisconsin with heavy rains. It's only the fourth time in the state's history that a tropical system has made its mark on the state.
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Protests are again springing up in Milwaukee and Madison, marking an 11th straight day of demonstrations decrying racism and police violence after George Floyd was killed in the custody of Minneapolis police.
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Wisconsin has seen dozens of protests against police brutality and racial injustice across the state. Many policymakers are looking for ways to respond to the issues raised by protesters in the wake of the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police.
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The University of Wisconsin-Madison's Athletic Department announced June 8 that some student-athletes are returning to campus this week with new safety protocols in place.
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The World Health Organization is asking protestors to wear cloth masks, even though the organization says non-medical masks can provide a false sense of security against COVID-19.
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Giannis Antetokounmpo is among the many Wisconsin professional athletes who have spoken out in support of protesters across the state, who first took to the streets in late May to demonstrate against the killing of George Floyd.
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There have been 21,038 positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin as of June 8, according to the state Department of Health Services. That's an increase of 203 cases from the day before.
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Wisconsin zoos are beginning to reopen with new safety precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.