Stories tagged: "Brown County"


A healthcare worker assists a COVID-19 patient in an intensive care unit. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Northwest, North-Central Wisconsin Hospitals Have Four Total ICU Beds Available as COVID Surges

Available hospital beds are dwindling as COVID cases continue to spike in places like Barron and Wood counties.

Brown County Supervisor Jim Murphy's online presence is filled with far-right conspiracy theories and extremist stances. (Graphic Illustration by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
Brown County Supervisor Is a Far-Right Conspiracist

Jim Murphy has spread conspiracy theories, Islamophobia, and other extreme rhetoric online during his time in local government. Now, the spotlight on his rhetoric might be his undoing.

Private companies, county health officials are not reporting numbers of COVID-19 positive workers.
More Than 700 Food Plant Employees Are COVID-19 Positive in Wisconsin. Those Are Just The Ones We Know About.

Private companies are not always providing numbers. Neither are county health officials

Wisconsin Will Start Antibody, Wastewater Testing to Track COVID-19
Evers: WI Will Lead in Coronavirus Testing

New strategy targets northern communities and long-term care facilities