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Surge testing center at UW-Oshkosh aims to slow spread of COVID-19 in Wisconsin with rapid results testing free and open to public

Fri, 11/06/2020 - 1:59pm

A new surge testing center at UW Oshkosh opens to the public Monday and is designed to give rapid COVID-19 testing to help slow the spread of the virus in places that have high rates.


Two Taylor County mink farms under quarantine after more than 5,000 animals died from COVID-19

Fri, 11/06/2020 - 12:53pm

Two mink farms are under quarantine after the virus jumped from a human to animals, killing over 5,000 of them.


Marian University, in Fond du Lac, names its 17th president

Fri, 11/06/2020 - 11:17am

According to a Marian press release, Majewski  will serve as president through June 30, 2023.


Hundreds of health workers across Wisconsin are sidelined by COVID-19 infections, exposure

Fri, 11/06/2020 - 11:12am

Increased risk of community exposure to virus adds to hospital worries about staffing


313 butterflies remind that Fond du Lac children experience grief, too, in this abnormal year

Fri, 11/06/2020 - 6:22am

Agnesian HealthCare and the Children's Museum are teaming up for Children's Grief Awareness Month with weekly activity kits through November.


Where Joe Biden won Wisconsin: Dane County and the Milwaukee County suburbs

Fri, 11/06/2020 - 6:00am

Trump's winning 2016 blueprint came with a very small cushion, and couldn't survive more serious erosion in the state's population centers.


Is Trump campaign urging Pennsylvania supporters to mail late ballots?

Fri, 11/06/2020 - 12:23am

Even as the president rails against counting valid votes, his team appears to be encouraging illegal late voting in crucial Pennsylvania


In a shakeup, Wisconsin Republicans choose state Sen. Devin LeMahieu as their leader

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 5:23pm

Republicans in the state Senate chose Devin LeMahieu to run their caucus now that state Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald is heading to Congress.


Fond du Lac man charged with felony child abuse for choking child during trick or treat

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 4:51pm

The 7-year-old said Milan wrapped his arm around his neck and choked him until he lost consciousness.


Wisconsin announces end of extended unemployment benefits

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 4:49pm

Wisconsin will no longer offer extended benefits for those who exhaust 39 weeks of regular and pandemic insurance after Nov. 7.


Second top Wisconsin health officer to leave position in six months

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 4:36pm

Interim state health officer Stephanie Smiley is leaving as the pandemic is at its worst in Wisconsin.


'COVID rages on stronger than ever': Wisconsin reports 5,900 new cases for second day in a row

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 4:24pm

Over Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, the state reported a staggering 17,628 new cases. The seven-day average for new daily cases is nearly 5,000.


Menominee Nation reports first COVID-19 death

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 4:22pm

The person who died was a community member and patient of Menominee Tribal Clinic, was elderly and had serious underlying health conditions.


Trump campaign hasn't provided evidence to back up claim of Wisconsin election 'irregularities'

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 3:27pm

Trump and officials with his campaign have floated vague accusations with no evidence of election tampering in Wisconsin.


UW System enrollment declines, but not as steeply as elsewhere in U.S.

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 2:24pm

UW-Madison, UW-Parkside and UW-Green Bay are the only campuses that saw an overall gain, and branch campuses weathered large declines.


Bice: Robin Vos, bad polls and other winners and losers from the (still going) 2020 election

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 10:46am

Would former Vice President Joe Biden have won Wisconsin if Democratic lawyers had not bumped Kanye West and the Green Party from the presidential ballot?


Fond du Lac woman is county's 25th COVID-19-related death, second death on Wednesday

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 10:24am

Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds is again open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday for  drive-thru or walk up COVID-19 testing.


Town of Ashford marsh fire burns 40 acres, draws fire departments from throughout area

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 10:12am

A witness reported seeing a vehicle stopped on the shoulder prior to the fire starting.


'Shecession': COVID-19 pandemic presses down on Wisconsin women

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 9:35am

For occupational and cultural reasons, women bear the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic. Wisconsin women share how they're navigating the "shecession."


Sustain Fond du Lac sorts out what is recyclable in brochure for residents

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 7:17am

City residents will be sent a copy of the 2020 recycling brochure along with their water bill.