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(MADISON) —The application deadline for the Ethnic Minority Emergency Grant initiative has been extended by two days to give ethnically diverse microbusinesses more time to apply for the $2,000 grants, officials from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) announced today.

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Ajay Sethi, a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and director of its Master of Public Health program, studies the spread of infectious diseases such as HIV and measles. He also studies the spread of public health conspiracies, which can quickly unravel the progress achieved by …

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State Rep. Barbara Dittrich (R-Oconomowoc) said in a release today that she applauds the recent decision handed down by the Wisconsin State Supreme Court in Wisconsin Legislature v. Andrea Palm, declaring Emergency Order #28 illegal and unenforceable.

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Gov. Tony Evers today issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court of Wisconsin's ruling that puts the health and safety of Wisconsinites across the state at risk by ending Wisconsin's Safer at Home order, effective immediately, and requiring the Wisconsin Department of Health …

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down Gov. Tony Evers' stay-at-home order Wednesday, ruling that his administration overstepped its authority when it extended the mandate for another month without consulting legislators.

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In this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, while people are cooped up inside to remain healthy, the Wisconsin Department of Tourism is offering online activities to inspire travel plans for the future and virtually explore the state’s natural wonders.

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The COVID-19 coronavirus has led to an elevated fear among people afraid of catching the disease and facing uncertain circumstances. Constant worrying may have a negative impact on how we sleep as thoughts of coronavirus continually linger inside our heads.

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 With severe weather season underway in Wisconsin, it’s essential that people reevaluate their planning and anticipate the effects COVID-19 could have on where they take shelter. While it is important to practice good social distancing, ReadyWisconsin encourages everyone to make sure that do…

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Dane County Executive Joe Parisi has announced Dane Arts will administer the newly created DANG! (Dane Arts Need Grant) program. This grant program will provide $15,000 of immediate support for working artists to help offset costs and lost revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic. With the DANG!…

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Gov. Tony Evers today directed Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to extend the Safer at Home order from April 24, 2020 to 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2020, or until a superseding order is issued. The order implements some new measures to ensure safety a…

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Freemasons of Jefferson County Lodge #9 are partnering with the American Red Cross to sponsor a blood drive in support Red Cross efforts to provide much needed blood in the fight against COVID-19. The blood drive will be held at the Jefferson County Masonic Center, 617 Masonic Blvd, in Jeffe…

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The U.S. Postal Service is investigating the failure to deliver at least 175 — and possibly hundreds — of absentee ballots requested by voters in the village of Fox Point and other communities in Milwaukee County. The scrutiny comes as scores of voters across Wisconsin say they never receive…

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Following Tuesday’s Spring election, in which hundreds of thousands of voters experienced ballot shortages, long lines, confusion, and the choice between their health and their constitutional right to vote, the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Executive Director Debra Cronmiller issued th…

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“Boosting immunity” is a hot topic in the fall as cold and flu season approaches; however, this is a conversation we should have all year long. It is especially popular in light of the recent COVID-19 pandemic.

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At the time, it seemed almost absurd. During an emergency meeting of the Sister Bay Village Board of Trustees on March 16, 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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MADISON – Gov. Tony Evers today announced that Wisconsin has been granted a major disaster declaration for the entire state of Wisconsin, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The declaration provides access to Public Assistance programs for all 72 Wisconsin counties and the state’s federall…

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MADISON — 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 sen…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today announced $37,286,321 in new federal Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) for Wisconsin communities to rapidly respond to COVID-19 and the economic and housing impacts caused by it. This funding was included in the bipartisan Coronavir…

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MADISON – Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) is alerting investors to be on guard against an anticipated surge of fraudulent investment schemes, particularly in light of the upcoming federal relief payments to eligible individuals.

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MADISON – Gov. Tony Evers today sent a letter to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requesting that the president issue a major disaster declaration for the entire state of Wisconsin, as a result the COVID-19 pandemic. The request covers all 72 counties and the state’s federally …

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MADISON - Gov. Tony Evers has agreed to use members of the Wisconsin Army National Guard to work at the polls during the April 7 election amid a massive shortage of poll workers that is leaving some communities without anyone to give voters ballots on Election Day.

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The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources want you to know it’s here for you and the great state of Wisconsin as we all go through the COVID-19 public health emergency together.

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The COVID-19 pandemic began reshuffling Dianna Malkowski’s life last week. That was when Ascension Medical Group Jackson Street in Oshkosh, where she works as a physician assistant, asked her to start rescheduling patient appointments.