The state's numbers of new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are starting to drop slowly from their early autumn highs, with more protection from the disease imminent as the FDA and CDC recommend more options for fully vaccinated people to get an additional dose and mix-and-match vaccine types.
October 22, 2021
Households across the state have multiple options for reducing the cost of keeping their homes warm in winter, including direct assistance and incentives for weatherization and efficiency upgrades, depending on income levels.
October 21, 2021
A 2021 Sentencing Project report confirms the state's deep racial disparities in incarceration, which one advocate calls a "slap in the face."
October 19, 2021
Here's what guests on the Oct. 15, 2021 episode had to say about the wolf hunt, long-haul covid and the Gableman election probe.
October 18, 2021
A new round of state data show hospitalizations and deaths are far higher among people who haven't had COVID-19 vaccinations than those who have, one reason health care systems are requiring their staff to get vaccinated.
October 15, 2021
When the state health department compiles figures about people vaccinated for COVID-19 who become infected with the virus, the role of age is paramount in understanding differing impacts across the state's entire population.
October 12, 2021
What's next for local officials from five Wisconsin cities in a Republican probe into the state's 2020 vote is uncertain, even as the former state Supreme Court Justice leading it raises the rhetorical stakes in a second video message.
October 11, 2021
While a wave caused by a coronavirus variant is waning in other parts of the U.S., new cases and hospitalizations are hanging at higher levels in the state as the total death toll passes 8,000.
October 8, 2021
Among the contaminants of concern in a creek draining the east side of Madison is PFAS, a hazardous chemicals that's being flagged in locations across Wisconsin.
October 7, 2021 • South Central Region
In less than three years, Gov. Tony Evers has granted more pardons than the previous three governors combined, and an updated policy will open the door to more applications from people with certain felony convictions to seek a new start.
October 4, 2021