Stories tagged: "Wisconsin National Guard"

Justin Blake and activists march Monday evening for Jacob Blake
No Charges Will Be Filed Against Officers Involved in Jacob Blake Shooting

Family responds to pre-announcement moves: “What is the National Guard for? They gonna deliver mail? They got ice cream cones?”

Major Maria Garcia with the Wisconsin National Guard is pictured with her sons Kobe (left) and Tyce.
Wisconsin’s National Guard Has Been the Backbone of the State’s Testing Operation

Meet two of its members who have helped sustain the state’s testing capacity by collecting more than 900,000 samples since March.

Wisconsin National Guard members Sgt. Nathaniel Nyquist, left, Sgt. John Clark and Spc. Madeline Westrick gather samples at a drive-up COVID-19 testing site near Baraboo on April 29. (Photo © Andy Manis)
Wisconsin Increasing Free COVID Testing Sites from Three to 74 as Cases Surge

Free sites will be staffed by Wisconsin National Guard, located in 56 counties, seven tribal nations.

$3.3 Million Awarded to 52 Wisconsin Counties for Election Security
$3.3 Million Awarded to 52 Wisconsin Counties for Election Security

Commissioners also talk about voting under Gov. Evers’ new mask mandate.

Only One of Evers' Reopening Metrics Hasn't Been Met
Only One of Evers’ Reopening Metrics Hasn’t Been Met

Only 4 percent of COVID-19 tests are positive as state meets five of six Badger Bounce Back goals.

Racine County Judge Strikes Down COVID-19 Safeguards - Again.
‘We Need It Yesterday’: Racine Mayor Demands More Testing as City’s Cases Near 500

The National Guard set up a community testing site in Burlington, but not yet in Racine.

National Guard members conduct COVID-19 tests for attendees at a testing event Sunday in Eau Claire.
Wisconsin Hits 400 Deaths and 10,000 Cases

Coronavirus toll reaches milestone in scramble to get ahead of outbreak