Wisconsin

Stevens Point at Pfiffner Park tonight

STEVENS POINT, Wis. (WSAW) – PBS Wisconsin is giving audiences a peek at its Wisconsin hometown stories: Stevens Point in Pfiffner Park tonight. The event will also give attendees the chance to learn more about the city, at booths set up by sponsors and vendors. The Portage County Historical Society …

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Wisconsin Safe Harbor Bill, where are you?

Katie Pulvermacher / Advance-Titan If I say Senate Bill 245, can you tell me which bill it is? Probably not. Senate Bill 245 is also known as the Safe Harbor Bill, which the Wisconsin government, along with its citizens, should work towards passing. Safe Harbor grants “child victims of sex …

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Wisconsin Historical Society to Open New Museum in Madison

The Wisconsin Historical Society will be able to exhibit more of its artifacts, accommodate more schoolchildren, and create interactive exhibits at a new Wisconsin history museum slated to open in 2026. The new museum, which will be built adjacent to the state capital of Madison, will have an area of …

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Wisconsin wolf hunting quota lowered after months of conflict

The state’s DNR decision was somewhat unprecedented, after the state’s Natural Resources Board, the DNR’s policy-making board, approved a 300 wolf hunt. MNR has the final say on what the final hunting quota should be, but should consider Natural Resources Council approval. This time, however, the DNR stuck to its …

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Critical Race Theory Should Be Taught in Wisconsin Schools

Who is responsible for teaching children about race and racism? Is it the parents’ responsibility? Schools? Society? In fact, it is all of the above. I mostly learned about the misdeeds of racism from my family. My parents and grandparents shared their experiences. They owned the Ebony Black Encyclopedia set, …

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Wisconsin Assembly approves $ 100 million for mental health

MADISON, Wisconsin (AP) – The Wisconsin Assembly on Tuesday passed a Republican copyright bill that would require Democratic Gov. Tony Evers to spend $ 100 million in COVID-19 relief funding for mental health programs in schools. The measure approved on a 60-38 party line with all Republicans in support and …

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Coolest things in Wisconsin reduced to a slice of 16

GREEN BAY, Wisconsin (WBAY) – Wisconsin produces a lot of interesting things. It’s time to vote on the coolest one to give a company bragging rights for 2021. Voting is now open in the Coolest Thing in Wisconsin contest hosted by Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) and Johnson Financial Group. …

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Women’s soccer falls in Wisconsin

History links Next game: Minnesota 09/26/2021 | 12 h 00 EAST LANSING, Michigan – The Michigan state women’s football team lost 1-0 to Wisconsin on Thursday in a rainy game at DeMartin Stadium. The Spartans suffered their first loss of the season and are 6-1-2. Wisconsin drops to 7-1-2 with …

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Sex education bill would allow parents to take their children out of the school curriculumThe Badger Herald

Wisconsin lawmakers introduced Bill 562 on September 15, which would require a sschools to notify parents before providing any programming related to sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or gender expression. Under the bill, parents could choose to remove their children from these programs. Registered supporters of the bill include the …

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Loons end season with 2-0 loss to Wisconsin

After dropping out of the playoffs on Saturday, the Great Lakes Loons lost the season final to Wisconsin 2-0 on Sunday at Dow Diamond. At the start of the week, the Loons were one game away from Cedar Rapids for second place in the High-A Central’s best-of-five playoff series to …

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How Wisconsin is ruled by a Republican ghost governor

The speaker insists the measures were primarily aimed at pushing back the growing power of the governor’s office and that he would have sought similar changes even if Walker had been re-elected. “We made a mistake in the first two years after Governor Walker [took office]. We have ceded too …

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Report: Drunk Driving Pandemic | Wisconsin News

MADISON, Wisconsin (AP) – A new report suggests people are buying significantly more alcohol as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. State alcohol excise tax revenue for the fiscal year ended June 30 totaled $ 73.8 million, up almost 17% from $ 63.3 million from the previous year, according to preliminary data …

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Museum of Wisconsin Art and 2021 Art & Chalk Fest

West Bend, WI – A free outdoor performing arts festival returns to West Bend for its fourth annual two-day event. Presented by the Wisconsin Art Museum, Chalk and art festival will take place on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 August. The museum welcomed more than 20,000 visitors to the festival …

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Two defensive depths entering the fall camp

Fall camp is underway and the Wisconsin football defense is returning a great experience coupled with heightened expectations for the coming season. Many, myself included, choose Wisconsin as the frontrunner to win the Big Ten West. Defense has been the heart of Wisconsin’s football program for years now, and defensive …

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Fight COVID with cream puffs

The evolution of guidelines on protecting yourself and others from COVID-19 is both daunting and confusing. Just recently, the highly politically correct Willy Street Co-op on the east side of Madison was a no-mask zone – a sure sign that the pandemic was on the rise. Now, after the statewide …

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It’s a night Wisconsin will never forget

Does Mason St’s Bridge malfunction bode well for the Packers’ ‘Mason Crosby’, or does the fact that it looks like a set of studs to be split mean it bodes well for the hitting game off this season? Well, it’s open again. So, maybe it’s nature telling us it’s almost …

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Wisconsin authorities warn of fake tax collection letters

MADISON, Wis. (WBAY) – The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Commerce, and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is warning taxpayers after several people reported receiving letters related to debt collection cases taxes. The agency shared an example of a fraudulent letter with Action 2 News, which stated that the person owed more than …

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Meet the 2021-22 Wisconsin Men’s Basketball Team

On Friday afternoon, the Wisconsin men’s basketball tweeted individual promotional photos of the entire Badger 2021-22 basketball roster as well as the player’s social media grips. Related: Kofi Cockburn returns to Illinois for his junior season It’s the first time we’ve seen this year’s squad prepare, and there are quite …

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Wisconsin summer camps work to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks

RICHLAND COUNTY, Wisconsin (WMTV) – Several states in the United States, including Illinois, Missouri and Florida, are experiencing outbreaks of COVID-19 in summer and youth camps. In some cases, epidemics have spread from these camps to the whole community. Wisconsin has yet to experience a major outbreak, and camps in …

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Here is where to take your photo

WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Wisconsin is well into its seventh month of COVID-19 vaccine distribution, with everyone 12 and older now eligible for the shots. Just over half of all Wisconsin residents have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as of July 7, according to the Wisconsin Department …

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“Wisconsin’s Biggest Small Fair” turns 75

GILMANTON (WQOW) – “Wisconsin’s Biggest Small Fair” turns 75 this weekend. “We are the biggest small fair in Wisconsin and we are proud of it,” said Ashley Henthorn, secretary of the Gilmanton Community Club. The town of Gilmanton has a population of less than 500, but far more than that …

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COVID-19 Vaccines Available at Northern Wisconsin State Fair

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wisconsin (WEAU) – People can do their part to help protect their communities from COVID-19 while attending this year’s Northern Wisconsin State Fair. The Wisconsin Army National Guard is holding COVID-19 vaccination clinics each fair day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Science and Technology Building. …

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Visits Resume Wisconsin Prisons for First Time During Pandemic

MADISON (WKOW) – In-person visits have resumed in Wisconsin prisons, after being banned due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Wisconsin Department of Corrections said the decision is based on a continued downward trend in COVID-19 infections in the state and at DOC facilities. “We are very happy to offer in-person …

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UW will face Georgia Tech in the ACC / B1G challenge

The Wisconsin basketball team will face a relatively unknown opponent in the 2021 ACC / Big Ten Challenge. The Badgers will be on the road this year, traveling to Atlanta to face the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. NEWS: Matches are set for the ACC / Big Ten challenge, by source. …

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Wisconsin game in 2021 could be aerial combat

May 1, 2021; Notre-Dame, Indiana, United States; Notre Dame football quarterback Jack Coan (17) kicks the ball in the first half of the Blue-Gold match at Notre Dame stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports Notre Dame’s football schedule will face Wisconsin inside Soldier Field in 2021, and it has …

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Severe thunderstorms, rain expected, possible tornadoes

All of southern Wisconsin, including the Milwaukee metropolitan area, was placed under surveillance for severe thunderstorms until 4 a.m. Friday, the National Weather Service said. Severe storms that have swept through western and central Wisconsin are expected to eventually move into eastern Wisconsin overnight, said JJ Wood, a weather service …

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Keeping Wisconsin’s Waters Safe For The Summer

HOWARD, Wisconsin – When Gaven Brault receives a call about a boat incident, a series of questions cross his mind. What would you like to know Rules, regulations and safety equipment are provided with the boat ownership Authorities see increase in new boaters during pandemic Wisconsin recorded 22 boating-related deaths …

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Heat and humidity keep a grip on Wisconsin

Hope you stay as cool and comfortable as possible during this scorching time of weather! We tied the record for low hot temperatures of 70 degrees in Wausau on Tuesday morning and set a record Tuesday afternoon of at least 93 degrees. We’ll have to endure several more days of …

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Wisconsin startups innovate to solve supply chain problems

Emerging Wisconsin businesses are stabilizing supply chains with new technologies that are shaping the way businesses view transportation ecosystems today and in the post-pandemic COVID-19 world. The products offered by these companies involve an advanced transport network … Emerging companies in Wisconsin are stabilizing supply chains with new technologies that …

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Former Wisconsin legend featured on CFB 2022 Hall of Fame ballot

Wisconsin Badger legend, former NFL All-Pro and current NFL Active Player Development Vice President Troy Vincent is on the 2022 College Football Hall of Fame ballot. Troy Vincent on 2022 College Football Hall of Fame ballot #Birds https://t.co/5SAu3OuNVG -Dave Heller (@dave_heller) June 2, 2021 Vincent’s football career is about as …

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Hidden pipes for scavenger hunt force Wisconsin park to close

Wisconsin, forcing a bomb squad to clear the area, police said. Photo by West Bend Police Department.” title=”A woman could be charged after hiding pipes in Regner Park in West Bend, Wisconsin, forcing a bomb squad to clear the area, police said. Photo by West Bend Police Department.” loading=”lazy”/> A …

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Wisconsin Holstein Cow Sets National Lifetime Milk Record

If Andy Buttles were successful, he would have a barn full of cows, as would Hilda, head of Stone-Front, his 15-year-old registered Holstein who recently set the lifetime milk record for a Holstein cow. Hilda, who died in 2020 about two months after setting the national record, produced 460,720 pounds …

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What is Call of the Wild in Wisconsin?

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE STORY OF UP NORTH COVER Above the hum of nature – the wind whispering through pine needles, the chatter of birds and insects – is that long, almost haunting cry of the loonie. They appear in the morning or towards the evening, an …

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Robin Vos Plays With A Gooey GOP Chew Toy

Photo courtesy of David Julseth | Campaign for Democracy in Wisconsin When Wisconsin President Robin Vos announced Wednesday that he was hiring three retired police officers and a lawyer to further investigate allegations of improprieties in the last election, he made himself even more dishonored. He just can’t let go …

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UW-Parkside Wins Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament | Local News

Participants in the Big Idea tournament were nominated by their home campus based on student participation in the tournament on their campus. Richardson won the UW-Parkside Big Ideas tournament and worked with Parkside’s App Factory and the computer software engineering class on a first prototype of LinguaMD. Support local journalism …

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Internet scams in Wisconsin see rise amid pandemic

WAUKESHA, WI – Being the victim of an internet scam affects more people in Wisconsin each year, with the coronavirus pandemic apparently exacerbating the problem nationwide. In Wisconsin, 60,244 people were victims of online scams reported in 2020, a 24% increase from the 48,214 reported in 2019, according to Comparitech, …

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Wisconsin Wolf Hunting Rules Revision Process Begins

item MADISON, Wisconsin (AP) – The policy council of the Department of Natural Resources began the process of reviewing the Wisconsin wolf hunting rules on Wednesday, May 26. The revisions could ban night hunting and shorten the window for registering victims after hunters exceeded their quota in February. The council …

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Wisconsin bills banning trans athletes are heard

MADISON, Wis. Republican-backed bills that would ban transgender athletes in Wisconsin from competing on women’s and women’s sports teams were scheduled for their first public hearings before legislative committees on Wednesday. Even as Wisconsin’s proposals move forward, they are likely to face a veto from Democratic Gov. Tony Evers if …

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Wisconsin Football Quarterback Position Sneak Peek

We’re just over three months away from the start of Wisconsin’s regular football season and even closer to the Badgers’ opening preseason camp in late summer. It might seem like a long time, but we all know summer days pass and fall will be here before we know it, and …

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Wisconsin mom launches baby funeral gown project

Every day, little things remind Hazel Jones of her son, Mattie. In her apartment, dozens of plush and ceramic turtles adorn the walls. Hazel’s husband Artrell Jones was the first to link Mattie to the turtles. He loves animals himself and suspects his son would have, too. Other things, like …

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