Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 4:00pm
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is teaming up with the University of Wisconsin System to deploy 250,000 rapid COVID-19 tests to community members. According to UW officials, this is the first mass-testing collaboration of its kind in the U.S.
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 3:40pm
Wisconsin set a new record for daily COVID-19 cases Wednesday as the state neared 6,000 new cases overnight. The state recorded 5,935 new cases and 54 new deaths—setting the seven day average to 4,839. State health secretary Andrea Palm said Wisconsinites needed to take the resurgence of the virus in…
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 2:55pm
The Wisconsin Supreme Court is refusing to consider whether to reinstate Gov. Tony Evers' order limiting the size of public indoor gatherings.
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 2:35pm
There were 5,935 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Health Services. There were 54 new deaths.
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 4:00pm
While we've been able to hang in there for the last eight months or so, many of us are holding our breath when it comes to making it through winter. We talk with a reporter about the best kind of mindset you can adopt to help support yourself and others through the darker, colder months to come.
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 2:20pm
There were 5,771 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Health Services. There were 52 new deaths.
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 11:15am
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Badgers football game against Purdue on Saturday has been canceled.
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 10:15am
Wisconsin's top election official says they have no indication that voter misinformation campaigns are underway in Wisconsin.
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 9:55am
By the morning of election day, nearly 3,000 votes have already been counted in Reedsburg. Located about 55 miles northwest of Madison, Reedsburg is home to 5,334 registered voters, and over 49 percent of those registered voters had already cast a ballot as of Nov.2 — double the total number that voted absentee in 2016.
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 5:45am
Tens of thousands of Wisconsinites are unemployed and looking for work, so which industries are in need of workers and hiring? Online job postings data may provide some clues, and regional experts weigh in on what hiring trends are like across the state.
Monday, November 2, 2020 - 6:05pm
Mayo Clinic Health System hospitals in northwestern Wisconsin are delaying some elective procedures and visits due to a spike in new COVID-19 patients, while around 200 health workers are quarantined.
Monday, November 2, 2020 - 5:30pm
The country’s two major concerns will come together Tuesday, national elections and the COVID-19 pandemic. As of Monday, nearly 1.9 million absentee ballots have already been cast in Wisconsin. However, polling data indicates there are still plenty of voters planning on heading to the polls on Election Day. That comes…
Monday, November 2, 2020 - 3:20pm
On the eve of Election Day, Wisconsin's Democratic and Republican Party chairs, and mayors of the state’s largest cities are hoping for a last-minute wave of voters that could push GOP and Democrat candidates to victory at the local and national levels.
Monday, November 2, 2020 - 2:20pm
There were 3,433 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin on Monday, according to the state Department of Health Services. There were three new deaths.
Monday, November 2, 2020 - 1:30pm
Reports indicate AJ Dillon, a rookie running back for the Packers, tested positive for coronavirus. He played Sunday in Green Bay's loss to the Minnesota Vikings.
Monday, November 2, 2020 - 5:35am
As hospital beds start to fill up across Wisconsin, people wonder where and what kind of care they’ll get if they become ill with COVID-19. Treatments have improved since the beginning of the pandemic, but doctors across the state admit they're still learning what works and what doesn’t.
Monday, November 2, 2020 - 5:20am
Ohmni Labs, which specializes in telepresence robots, said 14 professional sports teams have invested in the machines, including the Green Bay Packers. The company has also seen demand spike from health care, education and even virtual tourism clients amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Monday, November 2, 2020 - 5:00am
Wisconsin voters who are quarantining or even hospitalized still have options to cast their ballots before the end of voting on Tuesday.
Monday, November 2, 2020 - 4:50am
Members of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's math department are calling on the school to move classes online after Thanksgiving to prevent new spikes in COVID-19 infections once students return from the holiday break.
Sunday, November 1, 2020 - 2:30pm
There were 3,493 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin on Sunday, according to the state Department of Health Services. There were 16 new deaths.
Saturday, October 31, 2020 - 2:10pm
There were 5,278 new cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin on Saturday, according to the state Department of Health Services. There were 59 new deaths.
Saturday, October 31, 2020 - 10:45am
University of Wisconsin-Madison athletic director Barry Alvarez says the total number of positive COVID-19 cases within the Badgers' football program has increased to 22.
Saturday, October 31, 2020 - 8:15am
The state Legislature recessed for the year in the spring, but a Democratic state senator is urging her colleagues to come back to the Capitol as Wisconsin continues to contend with the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Saturday, October 31, 2020 - 12:10am
State epidemiologist Dr. Ryan Westergaard called the state’s COVID-19 status a “nightmare scenario” as cases show no sign of slowing down. He talks about the status of the virus in Wisconsin, and what to expect in the weeks and months ahead.
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 5:15pm
Just days before the election, Donald Trump visited Green Bay, where he said the crowd was so large, "you can't see the end of it," he said.
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 5:10pm
Wisconsin passed 5,000 new daily cases for the second time since the beginning of the pandemic, recording 5,096 cases and 24 deaths Friday. “I think it's important to understand that there's still time to turn this around,” said state epidemiologist Dr. Ryan Westergaard said during a Friday media briefing. “We…
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 4:45pm
The Wisconsin Department of Corrections is now reporting that five prisoners have died after contracting coronavirus as the agency is releasing details about deaths for the first time on its COVID-19 dashboard.
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 11:45am
There were 5,096 new cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin on Friday, according to the state Department of Health Services. There were 24 new deaths.
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 5:15am
Hospitals in Wisconsin are seeing record numbers of COVID-19 patients, the consequence of weeks of unchecked spread of the pandemic across the state.
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 5:45pm
Wisconsin Elections Commission administrator Meagan Wolfe says around 250,000 U.S. presidential absentee ballots haven't been returned to their local clerks and at this point, voters should bring absentee ballots to clerks' offices or polling places in person to ensure their votes are counted.