Monday, October 12, 2020 - 4:50pm
On Monday, members of the Oneida Nation gathered for a sacred tobacco burning ceremony in honor of Indigenous Peoples Day. Attendance was limited, but the ceremony was streamed online. It's just one example of native communities finding a way to come together and celebrate despite the coronavirus pandemic.
Monday, October 12, 2020 - 4:45pm
A UW-Oshkosh counseling director talks about what students have been bringing up in counseling services over the last school year, including distress around coronavirus, and what's being done to help them.
Monday, October 12, 2020 - 2:40pm
Wisconsin set a record of 950 hospitalizations from COVID-19 on Monday. The state Department of Health Services reported that 82 percent of all available hospital beds are being used to treat people suffering from the virus.
Monday, October 12, 2020 - 11:50am
The Big Ten released its Week 1 schedule Monday. Wisconsin will host Illinois on Friday, Oct. 23.
Monday, October 12, 2020 - 9:50am
A St. Croix County judge ruled in favor of the Evers administration's declaration for a statewide mask mandate, saying the state Legislature has the power to end it.
Monday, October 12, 2020 - 5:10am
Women across Wisconsin are confronting difficult job choices as the pandemic continues to disrupt things like child care and K-12 schooling. With no end in sight to the outbreak, many are tasked with balancing their careers and their roles as primary caregivers.
Monday, October 12, 2020 - 5:00am
Sharing information on COVID-19 spread is a critical part of fighting a pandemic: It alerts a community to infections, and keeps others healthy. But thanks to privacy concerns and public perception of the disease, the question of how much information should go public is a contentious and complicated one.
Monday, October 12, 2020 - 5:00am
One positive coronavirus test from a staff member at a nursing home is considered an outbreak by public health officials, a fact that could be putting further strain on Wisconsin hospitals.
Sunday, October 11, 2020 - 3:20pm
There were 2,676 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin on Sunday, according to the state Department of Health Services. There were seven new deaths.
Saturday, October 10, 2020 - 3:20pm
There were 2,742 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin on Saturday, according to the state Department of Health Services. There were 18 new deaths.
Friday, October 9, 2020 - 4:45pm
A federal appeals court has blocked a lower court's ruling that would have allowed more time to count absentee ballots. We talk to a political reporter about the move and what it could mean for voting amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Friday, October 9, 2020 - 4:30pm
Runners itching for a new challenge and missing the thrill of a race have turned their attention to trying for something called a fastest known time, or "FKT," on courses and trails all across the nation -- from the Ice Age Trail to the Appalachian trail. We talk with two Wisconsin runners who have competed for records in the past few months.
Friday, October 9, 2020 - 4:00pm
A public health expert joins us to look at Wisconsin's latest record-high number of coronavirus cases, as well as new findings about the virus released by the CDC.
Friday, October 9, 2020 - 2:30pm
There were 2,988 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin on Friday, according to the state Department of Health Services. There were 16 new deaths.
Friday, October 9, 2020 - 12:35pm
A day after COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin topped more than 3,000 and the state hit a record 907 hospitalizations, a new coalition of business, education and health groups has formed in hopes of controlling a virus which is spreading much faster than it is in most of the country.
Friday, October 9, 2020 - 6:00am
Vice President Mike Pence plans to make a campaign stop Tuesday at a manufacturing company in the Milwaukee suburb of Waukesha.
Friday, October 9, 2020 - 5:30am
More than 14,000 University of Wisconsin System students sought mental health counseling at the system's 13 universities and their branch campuses during the last school year. Of those, 41 percent reported seriously considering suicide.
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 2:30pm
There were 3,132 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin on Thursday, according to the state Department of Health Services. There were nine new deaths.
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 1:55pm
Wisconsin’s two largest cities will continue to enforce existing local health orders designed to curb what Gov. Evers described as an "uncontrolled" rise in COVID-19 cases.
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 1:05pm
A federal appeals court has blocked a decision to extend by six days the deadline for counting absentee ballots in Wisconsin.
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 1:00pm
The Green Bay Packers and the Wisconsin Badgers both shared updates to their fan policies this week amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Packers are sticking with their no-fan policy indefinitely, while the Badgers are walking back plans to allow family members to attend games.
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 9:55am
The virus has killed thousands of mink in Utah and in European countries since April.
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 8:20am
A medical examiner has confirmed at least two inmates of a Wisconsin prison have died after contracting the coronavirus.
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 6:00am
After moving classes online for two-weeks due to coronavirus spikes, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and University of Wisconsin-River Falls are reporting significant decreases in the numbers of students testing positive.
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 4:45pm
The Evers administration has issued a new executive order that limits the size of indoor gatherings. This is a response to a recent spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Wisconsin. We get the details of the order, and the expected challenges to it.
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 4:15pm
Business owners in Wisconsin responded to Gov. Tony Evers' emergency order limiting many indoor gatherings to 25 percent capacity with mixed reactions. Some warned of dire consequences for bars and restaurants, but others say they have been under similar capacity restrictions and won't see much change.
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 2:30pm
Wisconsin will open a transitional care facility at the state fairgrounds next week to treat patients who no longer need full-fledged hospital care, but may need additional treatment before being sent home.
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 12:10pm
Two ordinances at the city and county levels in Eau Claire that would make health orders enforceable are facing opposition from those who argue the ordinances give too much power to a local health officer although backers say that authority is already granted by state statute.
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 5:05am
Hospitals in northeastern Wisconsin are being pushed to the brink as the coronavirus pandemic continues to hit that area of the state particularly hard.
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 5:00am
The Wisconsin Education Association Council said teachers are having to balance an impossible load of virtual and, in some cases, in-person learning, while dealing with their own health and safety concerns.