Stories tagged: "local govt"


Voters cast their ballots last November at the Zwingli United Church of Christ in the Dane County community of Paoli. (Photo by Andy Manis/Getty Images)
Election Day Is Here: Local Offices and State Education Leader Among the Contests

Polls are open until 8 p.m. for spring non-partisan races and two special elections to fill vacant seats in the state Legislature.

Wausau protest march
Cities Across Wisconsin Attempt Police Reform. Here’s How They’re Doing.

Where the march for social justice confronts the hurdles of forming new policy.

How Bad Are Roads In WI? It Took 10 Years Just To Get This One Fixed.
How Bad Are Roads In WI? It Took 10 Years Just to Get This One Fixed.

Construction to begin in 2022 on County Highway F near Blanchardville.

At first the Menominee Nation had limited access to testing. Test kits were distributed by the Indian Health Service, which is under the US Department of Health and Human Services. Some weeks the tribe would only receive about 18 or 24 test kits, another they’d receive 48. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Racine Judge Tosses Out COVID Rules as City’s Cases Near 1,500

Council will try to put restrictions back in place Monday evening.

Wisconsin National Guard Cpls. Emily Rymkus uses a PCR test on Dorothy Schroeder to test for COVID-19 at a drive-up site near Baraboo in April. Unlike the PCR test, which requires inserting a swab deep into the nasal cavity, the antigen tests give results in 15 minutes and only swab the tip of the nares. (Photo © Andy Manis)
Wisconsin Once Limited Businesses, Now Businesses Are Limiting Local Health Officials

County boards are caving to pushback against efforts to halt the spread of coronavirus

Coronavirus graphic
How Your Wisconsin County Has Been Impacted By Coronavirus

Many of the state's counties have information online that may be more current than the daily state report

Photo from Katie Rosenberg Facebook campaign page
‘I’m Ready for This’: Wausau’s New Millennial Mayor

Katie Rosenberg wants to focus on continuing important services and have the city do more vetting before borrowing for projects