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School Bus Driver Shortage Addressed by WisDOT; Waives Portion of Test

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) has taken a step to help alleviate the shortage of school bus drivers brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Until March 31, 2022, drivers who apply for their S endorsement, which is needed for driving school buses, will have a portion of the test waived to help replenish bus […]

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UW volleyball coach Sheffield earned $100k bonus for winning national championship

by The Badger Project, The Badger ProjectJanuary 18, 2022 UW volleyball coach Kelly Sheffield huddles with his players at the national title game on December 18, 2021 in Columbus, Ohio. Photo credit: Taylor Wolfram. BY NATHAN DENZIN, The Badger Project Winning a national championship is a dream come true — but for UW coaches, it’s […]

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UW System President Tommy Thompson Announces Departure

Tommy Thompson will end his interim presidency for the University of Wisconsin System on March 18, 2022. Thompson has been serving in an interim role since July 1, 2020, when he replaced Ray Cross, who retired after a 42-year career in higher education, including serving as UW System President from February 2014 to June 2020.  In […]

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Key for Racine Lutheran Girls Hoops is Leadership

After a 17-4 record and shared conference title a season ago, Racine Lutheran girls hoops looks to have their leadership advance them towards another run.  After losing their top two scorers from a season ago to graduation, Racine Lutheran currently has four players that average in double figures led by Nevaiah Bell-Tenner, who averages around […]