Kristi and Jeff Mecikalski
As She Grieves Her Father-in-Law, This Wisconsin Nurse Awaits Her Vaccine Dose

COVID-19 also sickened her husband, so Kristi Mecikalski is well aware of the value of getting immunized.

John Kraft, chairman of the St.Croix County Republican Party, made this post on his Facebook page following a party gathering on Jan. 8 designed to discuss what he termed “full-on attacks” from Democrats.
St. Croix County Republican Party Chairman Resigns Following Post Telling Members to ‘Prepare for War’

Republican Party’s Executive Committee said the chairman acted without their approval.

Kristen Kelm, community health division manager for  the Chippewa County Health Department, receives a vaccination to protect against contracting COVID-19. County health officers in northwest Wisconsin report strong demand for the vaccine. (Photo courtesy of Kristen Kelm)
Demand for COVID-19 Vaccine Strong, Even in Mostly Rural Counties

State health officials are attempting to speed up the vaccination process.

John Kraft, chairman of the St.Croix County Republican Party, made this post on his Facebook page following a party gathering on Jan. 8 designed to discuss what he termed “full-on attacks” from Democrats.
County Republicans Continue Embracing Violent Rhetoric After Deadly Attack on Capitol

Website in St. Croix County taken down after “prepare for war” references.

Students taking part in the UW-Eau Claire Civil Rights Pilgrimage cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama in January 2020. (Photo courtesy of Jodi Thesing-Ritter)
Eau Claire Educators Who Lead Civil Rights Program Draw Parallels to Today

UW-Eau Claire civil rights program seeks to change views through education, experiences.

A healthcare worker holds a Pfizer-BioNtech Covid-19 vaccine at Memorial Healthcare System, in Miramar, Florida on December 14, 2020. - The United States kicked off a mass vaccination drive Monday hoping to turn the tide on the world's biggest coronavirus outbreak, as the country's death toll neared a staggering 300,000. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images)
Wisconsin Officials to Feds: We Need More COVID-19 Vaccines ASAP

Effort to vaccinate more people more quickly hindered by supply, DHS says.

The candidates running for Wisconsin state superintendent are, clockwise from top left, Shandowlyon Hendricks-Williams, Deborah Kerr, Troy Gunderson, Jill Underly, Sheila Briggs, Steve Krull, and Joe Fenrick.
State Superintendent Candidates Hold First Forum, Tackle COVID-19 Protocol

The field will be narrowed to two in Feb. 16 primary, with the winner decided in the April 6 election.