To the editor,
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended our lives. In higher education, it has sparked pointed questions locally and nationally about the short-term operations and long-term future of the University of Wisconsin System.
The smell of charcoals burning, the sound of Wisconsin beef sizzling and the sight of perfect grill marks are truly hard to beat. As the sun sets later and later and the temperature rises higher and higher, grilling season has officially made its arrival. Whether cooking on gas or charcoal, …
May 17-23 is the 46th annual National EMS Week. In 1974, President Gerald Ford authorized EMS Week to celebrate Emergency medical services (EMS) practitioners and the important work they do in our nation’s communities.
In drafting next year’s budgets, Wisconsin K-12 districts face uncertainty as to whether and how schools will open this fall and whether the drop in state tax collections will mean a cut in state school aids.
Wisconsin has fresh hope for an eventual “return to normal” with the most-recently issued emergency order to combat the coronavirus pandemic, but the “new normal” may temporarily look a little different.
During this coronavirus pandemic, access to accurate and trustworthy information in your community is as critical to life under quarantine and as sought after as hand sanitizer and face masks.
The COVID-19 pandemic and its subsequent safer-at-home order has led many residents to show their creative side – creativity in working from home, creativity in online learning, creativity in enjoying outdoor activities while maintaining social distancing.
Key municipal revenue streams will take a hit as the economic fallout unfolds from the COVID-19 crisis, with greater impact for cities and villages that rely more heavily on fees and taxes tied to tourism and visitors, according to a new report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum.
Recent trends in how Wisconsin local governments fund their local library suggest they remain a priority, even as the way in which libraries serve their communities is rapidly changing.
“For God’s sake, Tommy, whatever you do, find a cure.” That was my brother Eddie’s final request before he died of pancreatic cancer. The disease has also taken my brother Artie and my best friend Ervin. It kills roughly 45,000 Americans annually.
Next week, during National Newspaper Week (Oct. 6-12), we hope our readers will recognize the service of newspapers and their employees to their communities.