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Wisconsin state parks reopen today, campsites closed through June 7

Devils Lake State Park
May 23, 2020

Beginning today, all Wisconsin state park system properties will return to regular operating hours of 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week. Properties will no longer be closed Wednesdays. In addition,...

UWO research shows ‘significant association’ between in-person voting, COVID-19 spread

April Lee / Advance-Titan — Poll workers in Oshkosh kept busy in April with absentee ballots.
May 18, 2020

Research led by University of Wisconsin Oshkosh economists indicates a significant association between in-person voting and the spread of COVID-19 two to three weeks after Wisconsin’s primary election...

Winnebago County, other municipalities rescind Safer at Home order

Source: Wikipedia
May 15, 2020

Effective immediately, the Winnebago County Health Department is rescinding its Safer at Home order that was put into place on May 14. The decision to rescind the order was based on legal counsel, a press...

Oshkosh bars shut doors a second time

Oshkosh bars shut doors a second time
May 15, 2020

Oshkosh bars must shut their doors until May 20 after Winnebago County extended the Safer-at-Home order, one day after the Wisconsin Supreme Court invalidated the statewide emergency. Sam Munch, an...

Winnebago County issues immediate countywide Safer at Home

Source: Wikipedia
May 14, 2020

The Winnebago County Health Department issued a countywide Safer at Home order today. The move comes one day after the Wisconsin Supreme Court voted to invalidate the statewide Safer at Home order issued...

Wisconsin Supreme Court overrules Safer at Home

Chief Justice Patience Roggensack was one of four to rule that the Evers' administration overreached its authority when Department of Health Services Secretary Andrea Palm extended the Safer at Home  ruling to run until May 26.
May 13, 2020

The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled 4-3 today that Gov. Tony Evers' administration overreached its authority when Department of Health Services Secretary Andrea Palm extended the Safer at Home to run until...

Ascension Mercy in Oshkosh coping with COVID-19

Ascension Mercy in Oshkosh coping with COVID-19
May 13, 2020

As hospitals around the country help fight COVID-19, the Ascension Mercy Campus in Oshkosh has had to adjust in order to continue to provide care for those in need. Jennifer Derks, vice president...

COVID-19 impacts Wisconsin musicians, entertainers

COVID-19 impacts Wisconsin musicians, entertainers
May 12, 2020

Shawna Nicols, official disc jockey for the Milwaukee Bucks and professionally known as DJ Shawna, flew back to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on March 11 after DJing the Pacific-12 women’s basketball tournament. She...

Oshkosh businesses work toward reopening, Evers announces best practices, safety tips

Advance-Titan — The Oshkosh Public Library now offers curbside pickup by appointment.
May 8, 2020

Oshkosh business owners and service employees say they are working toward reopening local businesses after Gov. Tony Evers extended the Safer at Home order into late May. “I want to be able to look...

UW System asks campuses to consolidate classes to address financial shortcomings

April Lee/Advance-Titan — The UW System has developed a plan to streamline degree programs to address financial shortcomings caused by the systemwide tuition freeze, falling enrollments and the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 8, 2020

In order to navigate the UW System’s uncertain financial future, system president Ray Cross is asking campuses to consolidate programs, eliminate some administrative tasks and develop a unified online...

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