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Gov. Tony Evers on May 11 issued Executive Order #76, relating to a proclamation that the flag of the United States and the flag of the State of Wisconsin be flown at Half-Staff as a mark of respect for Peace Officers who have given their lives in the line of duty.

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Milton High School senior Jakob Snow asked Congressman Bryan Steil, a Republican representing Wisconsin’s 1st District, about the economic side of the coronavirus pandemic. AP Gov students had the opportunity to ask questions of Steil on Monday during a video conference.

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State Rep. Don Vruwink, D-Milton, announced Saturday that he will seek another term as representative of the 43rd Assembly District.

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Milton and Milton Township Fire Department issued a burning ban, prohibiting burning debris in barrels, piles on the ground and grass or wooded areas. Chief Ernest Rhodes announced the ban in a statement April 8.

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The following business was conducted during the City of Milton Common Council meeting held by teleconference on April 8.

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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.