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Ex-Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg in Green Bay visit blames Trump's coronavirus response for business struggles

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 1:50pm

Buttigieg joined Green Bay Mayor Eric Genrich and Hinterland Brewery owners Michelle and Bill Tressler to discuss the pandemic and economy.


'We wear because we care': Menominee award-winning performer's music video encourages tribal people to mask up

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 12:06pm

Wade Fernandez produced a music video with a message, while the pandemic prevented in-person concerts.


Small risk, huge reward: Green Bay woman wins $500,000 prize in Wisconsin Lottery scratch-off game

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 11:28am

Green Bay's Patricia Alicea won $500K in the Wisconsin Lottery scratch-off game Big Cash Bonus Crossword. The ticket was sold at a convenience store.


The beauty of Wisconsin autumns as seen by our readers

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 9:55am

Wisconsin's fall colors never cease to amaze residents and visitors alike. This is a collection of great fall photos in the state, submitted by readers for the Journal Sentinel's daily  weather photo.


Rural Wisconsin voters increasingly focus on national issues, and some are swayed by misinformation

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 6:45am

With less focus on small-town news and information, the door is open for conspiracy theories and widely spread falsehoods.


Main Street Fond du Lac has always been a hub for activity; here are some highlights

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 6:41am

Remember when store items only cost a dime and Petrie's Restaurant served its famous ham? Take a look at Main Street Fond du Lac through the years.


In Wausau event, John Bolton urges more focus on foreign policy, warns pandemic could become terrorist 'model'

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 6:19am

The former national security adviser under Trump says China and Russia remain the top threats to the U.S.


State budget office: Foxconn's facility 'may be better suited for demonstration' than as a factory

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 9:43pm

The state document casts doubt on whether the Foxconn facility in Mount Pleasant will produce high-tech screens.


If you requested an absentee ballot in Wisconsin but now want to vote in person instead, here's what to do

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 6:42pm

In Wisconsin, voters can vote in-person even if they received an absentee ballot, as long as they didn't return it. Here's how.


Friends of Lakeside Park say they have 'no choice but to file legal action' over park master plan

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 5:44pm

The City Council on Oct. 14 rejected petitions from the Friends group that called for an April referendum on whether to develop parts of the park.


American Indian COVID-19 numbers in Wisconsin stayed low until Sept. 1. 'Then all of a sudden, boom.'

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 5:37pm

The rate of increase in the number of COVID-19 cases among Wisconsin's Native American population dwarfs other races.


Wisconsin to begin paying out federal Lost Wage Assistance benefit for unemployed residents

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 4:49pm

Payments for the Lost Wage Assistance program started this week. The payments will be retroactive to the weeks of Aug. 1 through Sept. 5 only.


Wisconsin vote tops the million mark, two weeks before Election Day

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 4:49pm

The places with the highest rates of absentee voting overall lean Democratic, but the places with the highest rates of in-person early voting lean Republican.


State Fair Park field hospital admits first coronavirus patient as Wisconsin sets a new record for deaths amid surge in cases

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 3:32pm

The first patient has been admitted to the field hospital at State Fair Park, as Wisconsin's surge in coronavirus cases shows no sign of improving.


Wisconsin reports record-high 48 coronavirus deaths, a result of the state's surge in cases

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 2:35pm

Health officials have warned that hospitalizations and deaths would rise following the surge in cases the state has seen in recent weeks.


Despite following the rules, a central Wisconsin assisted living facility found itself with a COVID-19 outbreak

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 9:09am

Pride TLC followed all the rules to prevent it, but a staff member still brought COVID-19 into the Weston assisted living facility and nursing home.


What's not to like? Work one hour a day, get paid $85,000 along with a 10% commission. It's a scam. And people are falling for it.

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 7:51am

Unsolicited job offer arrives in email, but it's an obvious scam that promises high pay and short hours Here's how to avoid being victimized.


New format, same cookies: SIGMA Holiday House is going virtual for 2020 — here's what to expect

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 6:40am

SIGMA Holiday House is moving online in order to continue the tradition of providing handmade goods — and cookies — for charity.


LGBTQ History Month: Wisconsin has one remaining LGBTQ publication, still dedicated to covering the community

Wed, 10/21/2020 - 6:30am

Wisconsin's LGBTQ media shed light where few others would, a mission that persists with the state's lone standing magazine.


Rep. Joe Sanfelippo, who heads a health panel, contends there is nothing more the government can do to fight COVID-19

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 8:16pm

"We can't wave a magic wand and make it go away," says state Rep. Joe Sanfelippo, R-New Berlin.