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Grandma's Marathon cancels due to COVID-19

DULUTH, Minn. (WKBT) - Grandma's Marathon, scheduled for June 20, 2020, is canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a release from the marathon's medical director, Dr. Ben Nelson, it would be dangerous to host the marathon. A few…

Municipalities lack enough workers for in-person voting

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A new report indicates more than 100 municipalities lack enough poll workers to offer any in-person voting on Election Day. The Wisconsin Elections Commission released documents Tuesday that include findings from a survey of local clerks…

The Latest: UW-Madison expects to lose $100 million

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The University of Wisconsin-Madison expects to lose $100 million because of the coronavirus pandemic, that's if social distancing is over by June. The loss includes reimbursing the majority of students for room and board after the…

Artspire postponed because of COVID-19

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - The Pump House Regional Arts Center has postponed Artspire, originally scheduled for June 13, because of uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. “Please know that this decision does not come lightly,” Artspire coordinator Shannon Given said…