Stories tagged: "coronavirus restrictions"


A photo of the Fall Creek School District building in  Eau Claire County. Gina Kildahl, a parent whose 7-year-old son contracted COVID-19 while attending the school, recently filed a lawsuit against the district for failing to implement masking requirements and other precautions aimed at mitigating the spread of the virus. (Photo courtesy of the Fall Creek School District)
Mom Who Sued Over Lack of COVID Protections in National Spotlight

Gina Kildahl sued Fall Creek School District for not protecting her 7-year-old son and other students from COVID-19.

Pierre and Andre Jacque
‘Use Some of the Help God Has Already Given,’ Brother of GOP Legislator on Ventilator Says of the COVID Vaccine

State Sen. Andre Jacque, a critic of mask and vaccine requirements, remains hospitalized with a coronavirus infection.

Shutterstock image of vaccination card
Delta Dawn: Each Day Brings New COVID Cases, Renewed Safeguards, and Pandemic Politics

Northwestern Mutual joins a growing list of employers, healthcare systems, and schools dealing with an explosive growth in coronavirus variant infections because so many people remain unvaccinated.

UW-Madison. (Shutterstock)
Republican Lawmaker Wants to Stop UW System From Enacting COVID Rules

UW System president, former Gov. Thompson, says the proposal is “the biggest threat to in-person classes.”

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) holds a press conference on April 13 where he demands Gov. Tony Evers accept severe restrictions on local health officials, schools, and the governor himself in exchange for tens of millions of dollars in federal supplemental COVID food aid. (Image via Wisconsin Eye.)
Evers and Timberlake Find a Way to Bypass Vos’ Willingness to Lose Millions in Food Aid for Families

Assembly Speaker demanded governor accept a package of poison pills he’d already vetoed

(Illustration by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
Here’s Why Republicans Are Introducing Bills All Over the US for Things Nobody in Wisconsin Is Asking For

Legislators work on cookie-cutter proposals sent out by right wing groups because gerrymandering means they don’t need to get bill ideas from their constituents.

(Photo courtesy of Megan La Barbera)
Pandemic Life Overseas: Wisconsin Woman Recounts Past Year in Spain

Visits using technology helped maintain connections with family and friends during difficult times.