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After Wisconsin Supreme Court (voting 4-2) today reinstated Tuesday's election, Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, and Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, released the following statement:

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Gov. Tony Evers today signed Executive Order 73 calling the Legislature to meet in Special Session on Sat., April 4, 2020 at 4 p.m. to take up changes to the upcoming spring election. Gov. Evers is urging the Legislature to take up legislation allowing an all-mail election, to send a ballot …

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The Milton Police Department is investigating a possible police impersonator. On Wednesday, April 1, at 6:15 p.m., a citizen reported that they were pulled over on South Janesville Street in the City of Milton near the Milton House. The car was white and described as similar to a Ford Crown …

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Most public libraries in Rock County are offering online programming and discussions while their physical spaces remain closed. The best way to stay up to date on each library’s offerings is to follow them on Facebook. Note due dates at all local libraries have been extended for a second time.

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Both federal and Wisconsin income tax payment and return due dates are automatically extended to July 15,. Wisconsin law will automatically extend time and waive interest and penalties for taxpayers due to a presidentially declared disaster.

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Four are competing for school board seats in the Milton School District. The top two vote-getters will serve a three-year term. Candidates include:

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The Milton Public Library is closed, as of 5 p.m. Tuesday.

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Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday issued a Safer at Home order that prohibits all nonessential travel. There are some exceptions

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UW System President Ray Cross announced last week that all UW System institutions will refund the prorated charges for housing and dining for the remainder of the spring semester for students who have vacated their respective universities.

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The Southwest Wisconsin Workforce Development Board (SWWDB) and several partner agencies are temporarily modifying service delivery approaches to help protect customers and staff in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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The Department of Workforce Development (DWD) is encouraging people to go online for faster service delivery. DWD’s Unemployment Insurance Division is experiencing heavy call volume and longer than normal wait times.

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Election officials in Rock County urge residents to vote absentee as they prepare for the April 7 spring primary amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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The Wisconsin Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Office of Open Government (OOG) continues to prepare additional information in response to inquiries as to the applicability of the Wisconsin’s open meetings law in light of current public health concerns regarding COVID-19.

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The Rock County Public Health Department reports that a second positive COVID-19 case has been confirmed in Rock County. The patient is 29 years old and is in home isolation. It is unknown at this time if this person had direct contact with a confirmed positive case. A disease investigation …

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MADISON — Together with state health officials at the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), Gov. Tony Evers today confirmed two deaths in Wisconsin due to COVID-19. The first death was a male in his 50s from Fond Du Lac County. The second death was a male in his 90s from Ozaukee County.

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The Rock County Public Health Department announced today that there is one confirmed positive COVID-19 case in Rock County. This individual is 57 years old and is in isolation at home. There is no known direct contact with a positive case, although there is known travel to attend an event in…

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To help slow the spread of COVID-19, Governor Evers has directed Wisconsin Department of Transportation Secretary-designee Craig Thompson to ensure continuation of essential services of the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and protect the health and safety of citizens and employees.

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Gov. Tony Evers today directed Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to issue an agency order prohibiting mass gatherings of 10 people or more to slow the spread of COVID-19. The order makes exceptions for transportation, educational institutions, child care, hot…

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Hundreds of Rock County voters are opting to vote by absentee ballot to avoid COVID-19 infection.

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On Monday Rock County Administrator Josh Smith and County Board Chair Russ Podzilni jointly declared a local state of emergency in Rock County in response to the continuing spread of COVID-19 in Wisconsin and the region.

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The Rock County Public Health office is working remotely effective Monday, March 16. This will enable us to ensure the health of our workforce while we continue to respond to the COVID-19 situation. Essential operations will continue as usual, except we will all not be physically co-located.…

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City of Milton buildings will be closed to the public starting March 17, in an attempt to limit the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).

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Gov. Tony Evers Monday directed Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to issue an agency order prohibiting mass gatherings of 50 people or more statewide to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. A copy of Secretary-designee Palm's order can be found here.

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MADISON — Twenty-nine Wisconsin residents who were aboard the Grand Princess cruise ship that docked at the Port of Oakland in California last week were safely transported back to Wisconsin late Sunday night, where Soldiers and Airmen from the Wisconsin National Guard were waiting to transpo…

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It’s a lucky day for library patrons! Now they can find in-demand ebooks available to borrow immediately with the WI Digital Library’s Lucky Day Collection. Over 2,475 unique titles can be found, borrowed and read on a first-come, first-served basis through the Libby app or the OverDrive app…

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MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today declared a public health emergency in response to new cases of COVID-19, directing the Department of Health Services (DHS) to use all the resources necessary to respond to and contain the outbreak. Just this week, Wisconsin has had 5 new cases of COVID-19 and …

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In-person absentee voting at City Hall, 710 S. Janesville Street, begins on Wednesday, March 18th. In person absentee voting hours will be Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Photo ID is required for in person absentee voting.

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The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), Fond du Lac County Health Department, and Waukesha County Public Health Department announced today that a fourth, fifth, and sixth person have tested positive for COVID-19 in our state.

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The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) and Public Health Madison and Dane County announced today that a third person has tested positive for COVID-19. The person was exposed while traveling in the United States and is currently isolated at home. County health officials are working…

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During the K-9 Veterans Day celebration held at the American Legion Post 166 Sunday, Jerry Witt — War Dogs Milwaukee member, veteran and Vietnam K-9 handler of two Army scout dogs, “Skip,” a German Shepherd/Collie mix who was killed in action, and “Satan,” a black lab — introduced his friend…