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Wisconsin Department Of Health Services- -COVID-19 Cases Approach 1800

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state is approaching 18 hundred.  Through Thursday, 37 people have died as a result of the coronavirus in Wisconsin.  State officials say more than 20 thousand tests have returned negative results and 461 patients have been hospitalized.  More than…read more »

Federal Judge Keeps April 7th Election Day, But Gives More Time To Absentee Voters

A federal judge has refused to delay the April 7th presidential primary in Wisconsin, but he has ordered absentee voting to be extended.  U-S District Judge William Conley heard arguments Wednesday over whether the election should be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic and a shortage of Wisconsin poll workers.  Republican interests immediately filed an appeal. …read more »

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COVID-19 Coronavirus: Area Information Page

Listening area information we want you to know. Keep checking back, our stations will add to this page as announcements are received. Update 4/2 Listen to our interview with Jefferson County Health Officer Gail Scott HERE Listen to our interview with Fort HealthCare’s Mike Wallace HERE You can monitor COVID-19 outbreaks in Wisconsin HERE. Update…read more »

Coronavirus Adding To The Troubles For Wisconsin Dairy Farmers

Wisconsin’s dairy farmers were already struggling and the coronavirus pandemic has just made things worse.  Many of those farmers depend on selling their milk to restaurants, schools and the hospitality industry.  About one-third of the state’s dairy products are sold in the foodservice trade – mostly cheese.  Some dairy producers say the pandemic has caused…read more »

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Man Charged With Cold Case Homicide Had Been About To Be Released

Authorities in Dane County say a man accused of killing a college student in 2008 was about to be released from jail when the homicide charges were filed last week.  A judge had signed a release order for David Kahl, but he was immediately taken into custody on the homicide warrant and then transported back…read more »