Dan O’Donnell crunches the numbers to put an end to the fearmongering about kids and COVID in Wisconsin. On the whole, human beings aren’t especially great at risk assessment. Far-fetched, exotic terrors fill us with dread, but we all but ignore the dangerous yet mundane. We fret, for instance, about an upcoming flight but drive to the airport with one eye on our phone and one hand on a burrito.
Wisconsin's pediatric ICUs are unusually full for this time of year, though it's not because of COVID — yet
It may still be the tail end of summer, but inside the pediatric intensive care unit at Children's Wisconsin hospital in Milwaukee, it feels like winter already. There, many infants and young children are hospitalized with illnesses that have them struggling to breathe. Most of them don't have COVID-19, but...
Since Milwaukee City Attorney Tearman Spencer took office in April 2020, allegations of "ethical violations by the city attorney" and "fleeing the toxic and hostile work environment" have been leveled by former employees. Spencer's office lost 12 attorneys and two staff members this year. He lost nine in 2020, according...
It’s Friday in Milwaukee, and here are some things we think you should know. If you would like your event to be considered for this column, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and put “5 things” in the subject line by noon Thursday. 1. Family movie night in Johnsons Park: “Space Jam”: Friday,...
September 17, 2021 – Campbellsport, Wi – State Representative Timothy Ramthun (R-Campbellsport) released the following statement regarding the WI Elections Commission (WEC) meeting on Thursday, September 9. “On August 11, I put out a press release stressing the need to protect voting machine data. I was gravely concerned about the...
"Like millions of Americans, Lt. Gov. Barnes was a non-filer in 2018 as he committed himself to being a full-time candidate," Barnes' campaign manager said.
MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) on Friday, Sept. 17 reported slight increases to COVID-19 trends for the preceding week. According to MHD, the city saw 277.6 cases per 100,000 people. The case burden is up from the previous week's 254.5 cases per 100,000. The gating criteria remains in the "extreme transmission" category.
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WAUKESHA — Those who are pulling out their pumpkin spice lattes and planning their latest fall activities shouldn’t forget a classic event held in Waukesha – Oktoberfest. The event is planned to take place Sept. 24 from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Sept. 25 from noon to 11 p.m....
MILWAUKEE — From texting to typing, many of us don't pick up a pen or pencil like we used to, and when we do chances are cursive won't be put to paper, except for maybe a signature. That has some lawmakers worried, and now there's a renewed push to bring...
Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Milwaukee: 1. 1821 N 16th St 414-977-0001; 2. 2950 S Chase Ave (414) 483-1190; 3. 400 W Wisconsin Ave 414-286-6800; 4. 2700 S 60th St (414) 988-0008; 5. 1844 S 15th St 414-999-0999; 6. 1844 S 15th St 414-335-4617;
The Wisconsin Center District, which owns and operates the downtown Milwaukee convention center and other venues, is requiring all of its employees to be vaccinated from COVID-19 by Nov. 1. Marty Brooks, chief executive officer of WCD, told members of the district Board of Directors this morning that all employees...
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People have a lot of questions when they come to the Milwaukee County Zoo. But the most the important one may be this: how did all of these animals even get here?. That question can be interpreted a couple ways: how does a zoo get permission to add a new animal and how do the animals physically get to Wisconsin?
MILWAUKEE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee-area congresswoman Gwen Moore is urging the US Department of Justice to investigate allegations of mistreatment and neglect of Afghan refugees at Fort McCoy. It comes amid a new call for cold-weather clothing to help the refugees as the winter season nears. In a letter...