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Today the majority of Wisconsin is at very high fire danger. With low humidity and high winds in the forecast, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the National Weather Service and other partners remind Wisconsinites to remain on alert due to elevated fire weather conditions.

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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued news release yesterday indicating that the federal income tax filing and payment due date for individuals for the 2020 tax year will be automatically extended from April 15, 2021 to May 17, 2021. The IRS will provide formal guidance in the coming day…

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The Wisconsin wolf harvest season opened Monday, Feb. 22, and was scheduled through Sunday, Feb. 28, in accordance with a circuit court order, but the state has ordered that all zones be closed today (Feb. 24).

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Voters selected Jill Underly, the Pecatonica Area School District superintendent, and Deborah Kerr, the former superintendent in Brown Deer, to move on from a crowded field in the Tuesday, Feb. 16 primary election. 

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Dollar General announced last week that it is offering four hours of pay and other accommodations to employees who choose to get the COVID-19 vaccine. With this announcement, Dollar General is one of the first national retailers to incentivize the vaccine to workers.

The Wisconsin Lottery is encouraging responsible gifting this holiday season and reminding players that lottery tickets should not be purchased as gifts for children and adolescents. Every year, the Wisconsin Lottery partners with the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) and McGill Un…

The holiday season is a great time for putting up festive decorations, but it can also bring dangerous fire hazards into your home. As you go about trimming the tree or lighting the menorah, ReadyWisconsin encourages you to keep fire safety in mind.

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is urging consumers to use caution when purchasing a new pet online, after receiving multiple reports of scammers stealing money from unsuspecting purchasers.

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Researchers are recruiting participants for COVID-19 vaccine research in Wisconsin, and scammers are beginning to take advantage. If you are considering participating in a vaccine trial, make sure you know how to distinguish legitimate studies from imposters. Use these tips from the Federal …

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In partnership with the Wisconsin Trappers’ Association, the Department of Natural Resources has adjusted trapper education course requirements for the 2020 season so adults and youth can earn their certification online or through a correspondence course.

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About 300,000 Wisconsin taxpayers have yet to file state income tax returns that would normally have been due and payable April 15, 2020, the Wisconsin Department of Revenue announced Monday, June 15.