August 5, 2020 - 5:45am
Since the Department of Public Instruction released its 87-page guidance document for schools drafting COVID-19 reopening plans, most districts have come up with several options for the start of the school year, ranging from entirely in-person to all-virtual.
August 3, 2020 - 6:00am
The CARES Act, and public and private pools of funding set aside to counteract the costs of COVID-19, has led to several pools of money for schools -- but not every funding source is available to every school, and most say it's just a drop in the bucket as the pandemic guts state and local income streams.
July 30, 2020 - 3:35pm
The Barron County Department of Health and Human Services has reported more than 150 new cases of COVID-19 within the past two weeks. The increase is due to an outbreak at a food processing center in the city of Cumberland and growing numbers of cases in the city of Rice Lake.
July 13, 2020 - 6:40am
With warmer temperatures helping get crop growth back on track, Wisconsin farmers are taking advantage of higher prices thanks to fewer acres planted nationally.