Face masks will be mandatory inside all University of Wisconsin campus buildings statewide under a policy adopted unanimously Thursday by the Board of Regents after interim President Tommy Thompson said there was no way to open safely amid the coronavirus pandemic without the mandate.
The “Warhawks Return: Practices for Fall 2020” details social distancing must be maintained, face coverings will be required in shared spaces and students will be informed of the specific format of their classes before the start of the semester on Sept. 2.
With the exception of Mercer in Iron County, Mosinee is about the only city in north-central Wisconsin that kept a full schedule of events celebrating Independence Day on the calendar. The festival is put on by the Mosinee Chamber of Commerce.
As we begin to ease stay-at-home restrictions in response to COVID-19, the country’s largest union of educators has released its nationwide guidelines for returning to schools, and, also warns of the potential loss of nearly 2 million education jobs due to the economic damage from the pandemic.
D.C. Everest Senior High School should be filled with students, teachers, and of course seniors who are looking forward to graduating in just about a month. But that's not the case as the school is empty because of COVID-19.
An Ashwaubenon company feels it's falling through the cracks when it comes to support from the government's Payroll Protection Plan.
It's also concerned the lack of assistance could impact area families when school is set to resume in the fall.
A proposal to consolidate schools in the Wausau School District is still in the works. At a virtual school board meeting Monday night, officials said the proposal, that calls for consolidating the number of elementary schools to seven, still needs refinement. That could take several weeks.
After Governor Tony Evers extended the 'Safer at Home' order through May 26, and announced schools will stay closed for the remainder of the school year, the Wausau School District is announcing that Virtual Learning will continue through June 4.
The principal of Wisconsin Dells High school issued an apology this week after parents of minority students said their kids felt "uncomfortable" during a meeting aimed to encourage minority students to enroll in upper level classes.
Imagine paying back your student loans, never missing a payment only to find out you have been scammed. One Wisconsin Rapids woman said it happened to her and now U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin is looking into what she can do to help.