Series: The Novel Coronavirus, COVID-19 And Wisconsin: May 2020


 
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Memorial Day is typically marked by parades and cemetery gatherings, but some communities are canceling, scaling back or holding virtual events due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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There are 15,277 positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin as of May 24, according to the state Department of Health Services. That's an increase of 400 cases from the day before.
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With all the furloughs, business closures and job losses that have occurred in the wake of COVID-19, Emily Guy Birken has no patience for financial advice focused on the "coulda, woulda, shouldas."
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There are 14,877 positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin as of May 23, according to the state Department of Health Services. That's an increase of 481 cases from the day before.
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After counties implemented local COVID-19 regulations and advisories when the Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down the statewide stay-at-home order, Dane County announced it will loosen its restrictions after Memorial Day.
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After moving its spring hearings entirely online because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wisconsin Conservation Congress reported a record-setting 64,943 responses — double the previous record — on a variety of conservation issues.
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There are 14,396 positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin as of May 22, according to the state Department of Health Services. That's an increase of 511 cases from the day before.
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Wisconsin state parks will resume normal hours for Memorial Day weekend but visitors won't have access to bathrooms until June, the state Department of Natural Resources has announced.
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As Wisconsin’s coronavirus lockdown eases, the Northwoods is likely to see the return of seasonal tourists. UW-Eau Claire geography professor Ryan Weichelt discusses who owns the land in the northern part of the state, and where seasonal visitors might be coming from.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of cabins, cottages and lodges across the northern third of Wisconsin come back to life as their owners commence annual summertime excursions to their home away from home.