A federal appeals court has temporarily halted a six-day extension for counting absentee ballots in Wisconsin. The decision Sunday by the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is a momentary victory for Republicans and President Donald Trump in the key presidential battleground state. As it stands, ballots will now be due by 8 p.m. on…

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— Students are opting to head home after a precautionary quarantine was put in place at a dormitory on Marquette’s campus. The University implemented the quarantine after a cluster of positive COVID- 19 cases inside Cobeen Hall. Marquette officials are urging students who live in Cobeen Hall to stay put, but are not discouraging them…

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Jill Biden is scheduled to campaign for her husband in Wisconsin today. The wife of the Democratic presidential nominee will participate in a “Get out and Vote” event in Madison. She will then head to Waukesha for a speaking engagement.

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All of the bars and taverns in the Ashland area are closing today (Friday) for more than two weeks to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. The Ashland County Public Health Officer imposed the temporary closure that will continue through Sunday October 11th. The order notes that the majority of new COVID- 19 cases in…

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After being shut down for more than a year, Flambeau River Papers is in operation again with 51 workers returning to the job. The plant closed in June 2019. To this point only one of the three paper-making machines is online, but the workforce is eventually expected to triple in size. It had looked like…

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University of Wisconsin Chancellor Rebecca Blank says she wants to work with Dane County officials to help lower the COVID- 19 infection rate among students. Blank says the time for “arguing” with those officials is over. The statement her office issued Monday came a day after Dane County Executive Joe Parisi renewed his call for…

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After two manure leaks in the last three years, people living near Wild Rose Dairy in Vernon County are concerned about expansion plans. The big dairy farm wants to add almost one thousand animals and triple its waste storage facility. It would then hold 30 million gallons of waste. About two thousand fish died when…

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Former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill will speak to groups in Wisconsin this week. The Democratic presidential candidate will make an appearance in Manitowoc today (Monday). He was just in Kenosha two weeks ago due to the police shooting of Jacob Blake and the unrest that followed. On Wednesday, Jill Biden will…

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The state of Wisconsin has surpassed 100 thousand positive test results for COVID-19. Public health officials report 16-hundred-65 new cases Sunday – the first time in four days the state didn’t top two thousand. The record was set Friday when the total was adjusted to two-thousand-626. One death was recorded Sunday, putting the toll at…

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The Wisconsin numbers for COVID-19: COVID- 19 Wisconsin Statistics Positive test results: 81,193 (+893) Negative test results: 1,221,894 (+4,616) Patients hospitalized: 6,070 (+22) Deaths: 1,168 (+0) Patients who have recovered: 71,906 (88.6%)

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