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Eighteen staff members at Dane County's Alliant Energy Center will be placed on temporary furlough until the campus is able to safely host events, according to a May 30 press release.

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On Thursday May 28, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced $10 million in funding for health care providers serving the state's most underserved populations.

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Dane County will purchase and distribute COVID-19 test kits to help keep first responders across the county safe, County Executive Joe Parisi announced May 26. The county will acquire test kits and make them available for police, fire, and EMS departments that provide 911 emergency response …

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Sun Prairie's City Council passed a resolution on Tuesday May 19, 2020, waiving penalties and interest for property tax payments that are due after May 19, 2020.

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MADISON (AP) — For 20 days in April, nurse Elizabeth Riley’s day would begin by looking for coverings for her shoes. Then, she would put a shower cap on her hair and secure her one N95 mask that would need to last for the next five days.

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MADISON (AP) — Business owners, candidates for office, a pastor and one of the organizers of last month's “reopen Wisconsin” protest at the Wisconsin Capitol have filed a federal lawsuit alleging that local stay-at-home orders are unconstitutional.

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Gov. Tony Evers on May 20 announced the launch of a $25 million Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program for Wisconsinites who have experienced income loss as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Testing for COVID-19 must be covered by private health insurance, including cost-sharing like co-pays for office, urgent care, and emergency department visits, according to Wisconsin Insurance Commissioner Mark Afable.

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin officials are working on new tracking technology for absentee ballots and considering a host of other changes to improve the state's vote-by-mail process ahead of the November presidential election, according to a new report.

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MADISON (AP) — A program in Wisconsin designed to help small companies retain workers during slow business periods has taken off after changes were made in reaction to the coronavirus pandemic to allow more employees to qualify.

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Christine Gale Reynolds worked at the public library in Yosemite National Park before it closed in March when California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued shutdown orders to slow the spread of the coronavirus. So, she filled the back of her car with donated books and began her own mobile library.

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Token Creek Independence Day Celebration organizers have cancel this year’s July 4th celebration because of COVID-19 concerns. This year would have marked the 39th year of the annual community celebration. “The decision was not made lightly,” said Marc Lovicott, co-organizer of the event. “H…

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Dane County is experiencing a significant increase in the number of medical emergencies related to alcohol overconsumption and substance abuse in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, County Executive Joe Parisi announced May 15.

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MADISON (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers warned Thursday of “massive confusion” after the the state Supreme Court tossed out the Democrat’s stay-at-home order and Republicans said they may leave it up to local governments to enact their own unique rules for combating the coronavirus pandemic.

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The Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) announced May 14 it has joined an international enforcement task force organized by the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) to investigate fraudsters looking to capitalize during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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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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County Executive Joe Parisi on May 13 announced that Dane County will increase funding for its Dane Arts Need Grant (DANG) Program to $122,500 following overwhelming community interest.

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The last day for Sun Prairie High School sophomore and junior students will be June 12, according to SPHS Principal Keith Nerby.

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers on Monday allowed nearly all nonessential retail stores to reopen as long as they serve no more than five customers at a time, partially lifting the restriction that has kept them closed for weeks to slow the spread of the coronavirus.