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The state Department of Health Services announced on April 4 that there are 2,267 positive cases of COVID-19 and 68 deaths statewide. However, the number continues to grow as counties announce positive test results.
At the time, it seemed almost absurd. During an emergency meeting of the Sister Bay Village Board of Trustees on March 16, 2020, trustee Rob Zoschke leaned back in his chair and asked bluntly: "Should we be telling resorts to close down and not accept reservations and cancel existing ones?"
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The state Department of Health Services announced on April 2 that there are 1,720 positive cases of COVID-19 statewide, as well as 20,317 negative tests. However, the number continues to grow as counties announce positive test results.
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Wisconsin dairy groups are calling on the federal government to aid farmers who are being forced to dump their milk in light of decreased demand due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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COVID-19 is forcing new behaviors during what a personal finance expert calls "unprecedented times." One of those shifts should be toward a conservative mindset when it comes to our finances.
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Wisconsin hospitals have filed at least 104 lawsuits in small claims court since Gov. Tony Evers declared a Public Health Emergency on March 12.
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Wisconsin's restaurants are feeling the effects of the new coronavirus, which has slowed sales and caused massive layoffs. Some are coming up with creative ways to attract customers and help their community in the process.
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The state Department of Health Services announced on March 31 that there are 1,351 positive cases of COVID-19 statewide, as well as 17,375 negative tests. However, the number continues to grow as counties announce positive test results.
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For many, memories of the 2008 Great Recession are still fresh on the mind. As the coronavirus continues to spread and bring much of the economy to a standstill, concerns about the United States falling into yet another painful recession are high.
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Phone lines are overloaded as Wisconsin's unemployment insurance system struggles under a surge of new claims in the wake of the state's response to COVID-19.