Posted inCORONAVIRUS, Government, Local news

Evers rolls out ‘Badger Bounce Back’ plan to reopen state

Governor Tony Evers announced the ‘Badger Bounce Back’ plan, a three-phase program to allow businesses to reopen and people to get back to work and social life. “As we’ve learned over the past month, in the most difficult of circumstances, Wisconsinites will rise to the occasion, helping each other and working together to do what’s best […]

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NAMI Psychologist Offers 25 Mental Health Wellness Tips For Quarantine

Image Credit: Total Shape, Stick to a routine. Go to sleep and wake up at a reasonable time, write a schedule that is varied and includes time for work as well as self-care.Dress for the social life you want, not the social life you have. Get showered and dressed in comfortable clothes, wash your face, […]

Posted inLocal news, Schools

UW-Parkside College Of Arts And Humanities Donates PPE

The UW-Parkside College of Arts and Humanities donated personal protective equipment (PPE) to emergency operations centers in Kenosha and Racine counties to be used by first responders and medical personnel. Dr. Lesley Heins Walker, dean of the College, coordinated the effort with UW-Parkside Costume Lab Supervisor Darice Damata-Geiger, Associate Professor of Art Trenton Baylor, and […]

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Tales From The Virtual UW- Parkside Campus: CBEC

Every new semester brings challenges and opportunities. None, however, quite like the spring 2020 semester thousands of colleges and universities around the world adapting to a virtual learning environment. Michael Zurad Students, faculty, and staff in the College of Business, Economics, and Computing (CBEC) at UW-Parkside have been coming up with strategies to best take […]

Posted inEnvironment, Local news

Gov. Evers Directs DNR to Close 40 State Parks, Forests, and Recreational Areas

Gov. Tony Evers today directed the Department of Natural Resources to close several state parks to protect the health and safety of Wisconsinites. Due to unprecedented crowds, litter, vandalism and out of an abundance of caution to protect public health and safety and help flatten the curve, the following Wisconsin State Parks, Forests and Recreational […]


Racine County COVID-19 Update

Overview Ahead of Easter weekend, the Racine County Joint Information Center issued a news release with a reminder that Governor Evers’ Safer at Home order banning gatherings of more than 10 people extends to religious gatherings. The City of Racine and Central Racine County health departments encourage residents to stay safe by practicing religion and […]

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Mrs. Myers’ Reading Room Transitions To Online Active Learning, Offers Discount

The coronavirus has turned parents and caregivers into sudden homeschoolers. For many, this week brought the first attempts at remote learning, as families try to salvage the school year. “People have a right to feel overwhelmed. It’s a lot to juggle, for everyone- parents, students, and teachers. ” says Tammy Myers, a local speech pathologist […]

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BASD Announces Meal Assistance Distribution Improvements

Beginning Monday, April 6, Burlington Area School District (BASD) will implement important changes to simplify its Meal Assistance Program distribution and better serve the community. Moving forward, adults need only visit pick-up locations three times per week for a school week’s worth of breakfast and lunch meals for their students. In addition, the district has […]

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