Absentee ballots requested by voters in the village of Fox Point went undelivered by the United States Postal Service ahead of the April 7 election. The ballots were repeatedly returned to village offices despite the USPS saying there was nothing wrong with them.
The Wisconsin State Lab of Hygiene says partnerships with hospital labs has increased COVID-19 testing capacity thirtyfold in the last month. But due to shortages of testing supplies screenings are still not available for everyone that wants one.
Wisconsin voters went to the polls despite the COVID-19 pandemic and public health warnings against large crowds. These photos from across the state offer a glimpse into an election day overshadowed by the new coronavirus.
Hundreds of thousands of Wisconsin voters could head to the polls Tuesday in an election unlike any ever seen before in the state as officials and voters alike contend with new rules and procedures spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic.
This isn’t the first pandemic the Voegeli family has worked through. They’ve milked purebred Brown Swiss dairy cows on their 1,500-acre Monticello farmstead since 1854 — 64 years before the flu pandemic of 1918.
Wisconsin environmental regulators say they're still moving forward on work to address so-called forever chemicals, known as PFAS, during the coronavirus pandemic, though some activities are being postponed.
The state Department of Health Services announced on April 6 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.