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Wisconsin is turning to local pharmacies for help giving COVID-19 vaccine to elderly in assisted living

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 6:45pm

After a slow start, Wisconsin seems to be looking for help beyond the federal CVS and Walgreens program to vaccinate those in long-term care.


Judge to decide if ruse to get DNA of suspect in 1976 campground killings was constitutional

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 6:03pm

A Marinette County judge heard arguments Friday on whether prosecutors can use their only physical evidence tying a man to a double homicide.


Aurora provides additional details on its plans for scheduling appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 5:49pm

The health system will use its LiveWell app to schedule most of its patients, and call or send texts to those without email addresses.


In worst case, America's death toll from COVID-19 will reach 654,000 by May 1, according to model

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 5:46pm

Even with vaccinations increasing, our COVID-19 future looks grim -- both in the U.S. and in Wisconsin, according to the latest projections from The Institute for Health Metrics at the University of Washington in Seattle.


Fox Cities COVID-19 vaccine clinic website mistakenly books 4,700 more appointments than slots available

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 5:06pm

Anyone who registered Friday will be contacted to either confirm their appointment for next week or schedule one for a future date.


These groups want the mask mandate to remain in Wisconsin, even as Republicans push for its end

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 4:37pm

So far, 53 groups have registered against the repeal of Wisconsin's mask mandate. The groups range from physicians to educators to chambers of commerce.


COVID-19 vaccination appointments for seniors get underway at Appleton hospitals

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 4:15pm

At its first immunization clinic for patients 65 and older Thursday, Ascension's St. Elizabeth hospital vaccinated 225 people, a spokeswoman said.


About 90,000 people have received both doses of COVID-19 vaccine in Wisconsin

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 4:02pm

The seven-day case average has continued its decline. It is on par with the average seen Sept. 16, when cases were climbing above any previous records.


52 snakes, 108 rodents taken in Thursday in Brown County in Wisconsin Humane Society's largest recent animal seizure

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 2:49pm

160 animals were seized by law enforcement in Brown County and now are in the care of the Wisconsin Humane Society.


'It's here now': The doctors and nurses who treated Wisconsin's first COVID patient had no idea what we were in for

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 12:57pm

One year ago, a patient walked into UW Health and asked to be tested for coronavirus — tipping Wisconsin into a new reality and ever-present fear.


Ron Johnson has a big decision to make about his political future, and the political suspense is building

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 12:49pm

Drama is building around Sen. Ron Johnson's plans for whether to run for reelection in 2022.


Waupaca man hospitalized, Wautoma man jailed following Stockton shooting

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 11:35am

A 31-year-old Wautoma man remains at the Portage County Jail after police say he shot a 31-year-old Waupaca man early Friday on U.S. 10 in Stockton.


Bice: 33-year-old Bucks exec Alex Lasry got COVID-19 vaccine, says he was 'lucky' to jump line

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 10:29am

Lasry says he didn't receive special treatment because of his position with the NBA team, his political aspirations or his father's riches.


LGBTQ youth are struggling during the pandemic. A new northeastern Wisconsin program can provide support.

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 7:17am

The program replaces a support group that Ramos ran through Goodwill North Central Wisconsin, which was cut during the pandemic.


Tri-County Recycling Facility no longer will take bags of shredded paper due to processing difficulties

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 6:17am

Consumers can compost shredded paper, use it as animal bedding or burn it as a fire starter. As a last resort, it can be put in the garbage.


What we know about the COVID-19 vaccine clinic opening at the Fox Cities Exhibition Center next week

Thu, 01/28/2021 - 8:05pm

Appointments are required, and can be made at Scheduling starts Friday at 9 a.m.


COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Fox Cities Exhibition Center will give 1,000 shots next week

Thu, 01/28/2021 - 5:15pm

People can sign up for an appointment beginning at 9 a.m. Friday at


Demand for COVID-19 vaccine is 4 times higher than state's supply, health official says

Thu, 01/28/2021 - 4:33pm

Wednesday saw the highest number of daily vaccinations yet, with more than 36,000 doses administered.


State 55 in Calumet County closed Wednesday night due to garage fire

Thu, 01/28/2021 - 3:40pm

A portion of Wisconsin 55 in Calumet County was closed for about three hours Wednesday night after a garage caught fire.


If a Madison liberal and Hayward conservative can get along, they wonder if others can buck divisive trends, too

Thu, 01/28/2021 - 3:23pm

Some Wisconsinites are looking for ways to build political bridges and prevent more violence like the riots at the U.S. Capitol.