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Trump campaign would have to pay nearly $8 million for Wisconsin recount

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 3:22pm

President Donald Trump's campaign would have to pay nearly $8 million to start a recount in Wisconsin, a state he narrowly lost two weeks ago.


Fond du Lac County passes 7,000 COVID-19 cases since pandemic began; health department gives advice for holiday gatherings

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 3:20pm

The county's total positive case count is now up to 7,447, as of the 2 p.m. Monday update.


Wisconsin reports nearly 4,400 new COVID-19 cases, over 70,000 active infections Monday

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 2:37pm

Statewide, more than 70,000 people have active infections of COVID-19, meaning they tested positive and haven't recovered or died.


Three voters drop lawsuit seeking to throw out presidential votes in Wisconsin's Democratic-leaning counties

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 10:51am

The Wisconsin effort was dropped as lawsuits in Georgia, Michigan and Pennsylvania were also dismissed.


Wisconsin Supreme Court hears arguments as it decides fate of Evers' COVID-19 policies

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 10:05am

Wisconsin's COVID-19 response plan is back in the hands of a divided state Supreme Court.


Tale of two toss-up elections 16 years apart: the new 50/50 Wisconsin isn't the same as the old 50/50 Wisconsin

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 7:16am

For the fourth time since 2000, a presidential race in Wisconsin was decided by less than a point. But while the state has remained a toss-up, big regional shifts have altered the map


Coronavirus in Wisconsin: 6,058 cases reported, 12 more deaths

Sun, 11/15/2020 - 3:34pm

The 6,058 positive cases accounted for 33.7% of the 17,977 that came back Sunday.


Driver cut out of vehicle in I-41 crash near Fond du Lac

Sun, 11/15/2020 - 10:09am

An early morning crash sends one person to the hospital in Fond du Lac County


'We're going to be in trouble': Wisconsin critically short on plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients

Sat, 11/14/2020 - 4:56pm

Blood centers and hospitals are scrambling to find donors for convalescent plasma to treat coronavirus patients, and blood in general to help others.


Wisconsin reports 5,146 new coronavirus cases and 52 deaths on Saturday

Sat, 11/14/2020 - 2:15pm

As of Saturday, 306,311 people have tested positive for COVID-19 and 2,625 have died in Wisconsin since March.


Fond du Lac bridal shop immortalized on this year's Soroptimist collectable ornament

Sat, 11/14/2020 - 7:28am

The ornament series is the local Soropimist Chapter's annual fundraiser, with the mission to benefit women and girls.


Remembering when Aaron Rodgers got 'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek to do belt move, poached burgers in Wisconsin: Stories you loved

Sat, 11/14/2020 - 7:17am

As always, we've rounded up your favorite stories from around Wisconsin this week and some of their top Facebook comments, just for you.


A 19-year-old Oconomowoc man is accused of holding a Missouri girl captive and repeatedly sexually assaulting her

Fri, 11/13/2020 - 8:57pm

The Missouri girl said the Oconomowoc man kept her in a closet for two weeks and wasn't allowed to use the bathroom.


Thanksgiving travel in a COVID-19 world: How to do it and not sicken yourself and others

Fri, 11/13/2020 - 5:21pm

COVID-19 poses a threat to people gathering at Thanksgiving. Here are ways to minimize risks of spreading virus at gatherings with families, friends


New COVID-19 death pushes Fond du Lac County count up to 33; Dodge County totals 6,370 cases since pandemic began

Fri, 11/13/2020 - 4:14pm

Free, weekly COVID-19 testing is available Thursdays in Fond du Lac County and Mondays and Wednesdays in Dodge County.


With another daily record of 7,777 new coronavirus cases, Wisconsin has surpassed 300,000 total cases — just 18 days after reaching 200,000

Fri, 11/13/2020 - 2:37pm

It took seven months for Wisconsin to record its first 100,000 coronavirus cases, 36 days to notch the second 100,000 and just 18 to reach the third.


'People in the community don't seem to care': Wisconsin hospitals' struggles with COVID surge isn't getting people to change behavior

Fri, 11/13/2020 - 1:41pm

Pandemic fatigue, complacency, colder weather and the coming holidays don't bode well for slowing the spread of the virus.


Young Wisconsin vapers sue JUUL, say false advertising led them to start vaping and develop nicotine addiction, health problems

Fri, 11/13/2020 - 1:00pm

A federal lawsuit says JUUL's advertising led 4 young Wisconsin residents to vaping and addiction, and seeks to halt the company's marketing.


Commendations, three crashes and two citizen complaints: Inside the file of the Kenosha police officer who shot Jacob Blake

Fri, 11/13/2020 - 12:50pm

Newly released records provide the best detail to date of Rusten Sheskey's career with Kenosha police before he shot Jacob Blake.


Veterans Home at King reaches 34 COVID-19 deaths as public urged to fight virus spread

Fri, 11/13/2020 - 12:21pm

Since the outbreak began in mid-August, 153 residents and 138 staff members have tested positive for COVID-19.