Green Bay News

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.


Howard-Suamico schools spell out plan for daily in-person classes starting Feb. 15

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 4:50pm

As COVID-19 pandemic continues, superintendent Damian LaCroix says schools will still require mask-wearing, social distancing and regular hand-washing.


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.


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.


Howard-Suamico school tax bills likely to decline if voters OK both referendums on April 6

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 3:53pm

Howard-Suamico school taxpayers would see tax rate fall 20 cents per $1,000. If district shows typical growth, average tax bill would show $30 decline.


Four Pulaski School Board candidates to vie Feb. 16 for one at-large seat; primary will narrow field to 2

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 3:06pm

Top two vote getters from among Jamie Barke, Nora Leisner, Megan Mills-Koehler and Dan Nowak advance to April election for Pulaski school board


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.


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.


De Pere School Board election: Here are the five candidates in the Feb. 16 primary and where they stand on issues

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 10:25am

Voters will select the top four, who will face off in the April general election for two open seats. Here's how they answered our survey.


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

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 6:36am

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.


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.


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.


Dancer sues strip club, claims violations of federal labor law

Thu, 01/28/2021 - 2:39pm

Like some exotic dancers nationwide, a northern Wisconsin woman has sued a club she says failed to pay her fairly under federal wage laws


Shawano County parents, son charged with child abuse for starving children, subjecting them to physical punishments

Thu, 01/28/2021 - 2:06pm

Doctors diagnosed the boy with refeeding syndrome and said the girl was several years behind where she should have been developmentally.


Former Wisconsin congressman Mark Green named head of the Wilson Center, a prominent global think tank

Thu, 01/28/2021 - 1:37pm

Green, 60, was a Republican member of the U.S. House from Green Bay for eight years, leaving to make an unsuccessful 2006 bid for governor.