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Wis. State Treasurer Has a Big Plan to Make Saving for Retirement Easier

Most people say they’re not putting away enough money but would if they had access to an automatic plan at work.

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5 Counties Will See an Extra Vaccination Center as DHS Boosts Distribution

Vaccine level to Wisconsin increases, but it’s still short of demand.

FILE- University of Wisconsin System President and former Gov. Tommy Thompson addresses a crowd at a March 28, 2016, campaign event for then-Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who was running in the Republican presidential primary, at the River Steel plant in West Salem. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
75% of Fall Classes Will Be Taught in Person, Says Head of UW System

But a day after Tommy Thompson’s pronouncement, UW Madison warns of a spike in COVID-19 cases as a variant virus shows up in the area.

Jill Underly and Deb Kerr emerged from a pack of seven candidates on Tuesday's primary election as the top contenders for the April 6 election for state school superintendent. (Graphic illustration by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
April’s Two State Superintendent Candidates Differ on Funding Voucher Schools

Underly and Kerr emerge from a seven-candidate primary field.

Gary and Patty Edelburg operate a 120-cow dairy herd near Amherst and have struggled in recent years to make ends meet amid continued low and volatile milk prices. The Edelbergs support a proposal announced last week by Gov. Tony Evers to include $43 million in spending on multiple agriculture initiatives in the 2021-23 state budget that will be finalized later this year. (Photo courtesy of Patty Edelburg)
How a Lifeline Thrown to Rural Wisconsin Would Help the Entire State Economy

Federal CARES money kept farms alive, but state investment would help a sector that does $100 billion in annual business.

Madison firefighters spray PFAS-free foam during a media demonstration earlier this year. The PFAS-free foam is an alternative to the foam produced at the Tyco plant in Marinette. (Photo by Madison Fire Department)
DNR Says It Would Cost $750,000 to Test All Remaining Municipal Water Systems for PFAS

“We really need some legislators to step up and champion this issue,” says one environmental advocate.

An ordinance adopted Tuesday in Eau Claire to replace the possible loss of a statewide order requiring that face masks be worn in public requires that businesses post signs like this one at Houligans Steak & Seafood Pub notifying customers that masks must be worn at those locations. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
3 Wisconsin Cities, One County Pass Mask Orders as GOP Prepares to Kill State Order

Assembly Speaker says legislators have figured out how to cancel a health emergency but still get the federal cash attached to a health emergency.