State

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West misses deadline for Wisconsin ballot but still runs for President

Editor’s note: This is the third installment in our series on third-party candidates for U.S. President. Previous stories have featured the Libertarian Party and American Solidarity Party. Today’s piece looks at the Birthday Party, created by Kanye West.

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12
Sep

Back Home with Chris Hardie: Ant hill + boys = adventure

Growing up on the farm meant plenty of chores and hard work but there was always time for exploration. With more than 700 acres of woods and a network of spring-fed streams, there was plenty for inquisitive lads to discover.

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06
Sep

Naturally Speaking: Great blue lobelia


Great blue lobelia. (Photo by Jerry Davis)

Another lobelia is flowering; this one blue, not cardinal red, as was the earlier plant.  Like the first flower, that plant grew best in moist soil, sometimes in flood plains, too.

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06
Sep

Health officials: Masks slow spread but aren't foolproof on their own


Masked patrons stroll by the temporarily masked Granny’s Garden sculpture that greets visitors to the Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market earlier this year in Phoenix Park. (Eric Lindquist, Leader-Telegram)

People gathering in groups continue to spur new cases of COVID-19 in the state, state and local health officials said recently.

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06
Sep

Lost packages, late ballots: Wisconsin’s postal woes predate Trump administration shakeup


A customer enters the post office on Aug. 17 at 3902 Milwaukee St., Madison. (Coburn Dukehart/Wisconsin Watch)

When the packages Susan Brown sent from her business in Fitchburg took longer than usual to reach customers in New York City and parts of Michigan in late April, Brown figured the pandemic had slowed down the mail.

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06
Sep

Guest column: We must recommit to putting our children’s education first, together

The 2020-21 school year will have a different look and feel because of the current reality of living and operating in a COVID-19 environment. But, when we bring our collective strength and wisdom together in service to our students, families, and communities, I have no doubt we will have a successful year.

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06
Sep

Arts and culture in a pandemic: An existential threat

With the COVID-19 pandemic causing unemployment to increase sharply across Wisconsin’s economy, the arts and culture sector has been among the hardest hit.

Sun
06
Sep

DWD releases unemployment data

The Department of Workforce Development (DWD) released information related to the total number of unemployment calls received, applications filed, claims processed, and monies distributed in Wisconsin as of the week ending Aug. 8.

Sun
06
Sep

Cooperative releases top cows through June

South Central DHI has unveiled its roster of best-performing animals through June.

The top Holstein came from Bells Udder Farm in Camp Douglas. O-1403 produced 42,325 pounds of milk that tested at 4.3 percent and 4380 cheese yield.

Sun
06
Sep

Carroll runs as third-party Presidential candidate in Wisconsin


Brian Carroll and Amar Patel are running for the office of U.S. President and Vice President, respectively, as members of the American Solidarity Party.

Wisconsin voters will be able to choose from more than Democrats and Republicans in this year’s U.S. Presidential Election.

It has been confirmed that Brian Carroll will be on the ballot as a candidate for the American Solidarity Party. His running mate, or the VP candidate, is Amar Patel of Illinois.

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