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President Donald Trump to visit Green Bay on Friday amid flurry of Wisconsin events before election

Wed, 10/28/2020 - 11:45am

The visit comes weeks after Trump canceled a previously scheduled Green Bay rally due to his COVID-19 diagnosis.


Bice: Wisconsin Democrats ride anti-Trump fervor to big money advantage over Republicans

Wed, 10/28/2020 - 10:53am

The Wisconsin Democrats have at least 20 individuals who gave $100,000 or more to their party in the past two years. The Republicans have five.


When police respond to people in mental health crises, the outcomes can be fatal. Some departments are taking a different approach.

Wed, 10/28/2020 - 10:18am

A fatal police shooting this summer left people asking what could have been done differently. One Wisconsin police department has a possible answer.


Yes, Thin Blue Line flag has taken a more prominent place during Trump rallies

Wed, 10/28/2020 - 9:31am

Thin Blue Line flag has taken a more prominent place during Trump rallies


Subcontractor doing Trump voter outreach for Wisconsin Republicans fired amid accusations he didn't pay workers

Wed, 10/28/2020 - 6:00am

A Republican Party of Wisconsin subcontractor, who was fired last week, is accused of not paying workers doing voter outreach for Trump.


UW-Madison will continue furloughs into 2021 as lost revenue, increased costs hit $320 million

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 4:14pm

UW-Madison is entering a second round of furloughs as projected losses from the COVID-19 pandemic hit $320 million through June 2021.


Donald Trump hits western Wisconsin hoping to recapture 2016 support

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 3:19pm

This swingy region of western Wisconsin is full of voters who supported Barack Obama in 2012, Donald Trump in 2016.


Fond du Lac Advisory Park Board asks for first look at upcoming Lakeside Park study

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 3:14pm

During a meeting, Shawn McCrary said he felt the park board was circumvented in ongoing discussions involving the redevelopment of Lakeside Park.


Have an election question? Join us for a live Q&A at 7 p.m.

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 2:55pm

Haley BeMiller and Jeff Bollier of USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin will answer election questions on a livestream at 7 p.m. Tuesday.


Wisconsin reports more than 5,200 cases, 64 deaths, shattering previous records in worst day of pandemic yet

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 2:19pm

The state Department of Health Services reported 5,262 new cases and 64 deaths Tuesday, both records far above any previous daily counts.


'Where do you live?' Up north DA's race is a tale of two states

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 11:43am

Does Hurley DA live in Wisconsin? Does it matter? Residency is an issue with some in small county election.


Senate Leader Scott Fitzgerald silent on his office's recent coronavirus quarantine

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 10:38am

Fitzgerald's legislative office was forced to go into quarantine as Wisconsin Republican lawmakers and aides have faced a coronavirus outbreak.


Oshkosh company launches new antimicrobial line of disposable food service products

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 6:13am

Hoffmaster Group Inc.'s Bio-Shield line of disposable paper mats and napkins will halt the growth and spread of bacteria and fungi.


Lomira police arrest man after hostage call, school lockdown in Dodge County

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 5:26am

Officers responded to the 300 block of Main Street in Lomira for a report of a woman being held hostage by her boyfriend, according to Lomira police.


U.S. Supreme Court declines to change Wisconsin's voting rules, keeps Election Day deadline for mailed ballots

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 6:45pm

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld Wisconsin's voting laws Monday, rejecting an effort to require the counting of absentee ballots that are sent back to election officials on or just before Election Day.


Joe Biden to return to Wisconsin Friday, marking his third visit to the Badger State in the fall campaign

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 6:13pm

While the campaign has not yet said where Biden will appear, the visit will mark his third trip to Wisconsin during the fall campaign.


Wisconsin Health Equity Council to study health disparities in Indian Country

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 5:15pm

Four tribal members sit on the new Health Equity Council, which aims to study and find solutions to health disparities in underserved communities.


More than 200,000 people in Wisconsin have tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 3:34pm

More than 62% of all the COVID-19 cases of the pandemic have come since Sept. 1, when the state began seeing a surge in cases.


Fond du Lac County reports 359 new COVID-19 cases; provides updates on contact tracing, testing

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 3:31pm

Fond du Lac County's total positive case count is now up to 4,425, as of the 2 p.m. Monday update, including a weekend rise among residents in their 60s.


Fond du Lac contractor accused of bilking customers out of more than $100,000

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 2:27pm

If convicted of all charges, Walsh faces maximum penalties of more than 70 years in prison.