Kristi and Jeff Mecikalski (Photo provided by family)
As She Grieves Her Father-in-Law, This Wisconsin Nurse Awaits Her Vaccine Dose

COVID-19 also sickened her husband, so Kristi Mecikalski is well aware of the value of getting immunized.

A healthcare worker holds a Pfizer-BioNtech Covid-19 vaccine at Memorial Healthcare System, in Miramar, Florida on December 14, 2020. - The United States kicked off a mass vaccination drive Monday hoping to turn the tide on the world's biggest coronavirus outbreak, as the country's death toll neared a staggering 300,000. (Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images; Graphic by COURIER)
Wisconsin Officials to Feds: We Need More COVID-19 Vaccines ASAP

Effort to vaccinate more people more quickly hindered by supply, DHS says.

Cindy Tate recently received this German top and as a Christmas present, 67 years after one of her uncles intended to give it to her as a gift on the holiday. The top took a circuitous path to finally get to her. (Julian Emerson photo)
It Was a Gift Meant for a 2-Year-Old. It Arrived 67 Years Later.

Useful? Not as much. Sentimental? Very, very much.

(Graphic by COURIER/Denzel Boyd; Photo provided)
‘The Risk Is Worth the Reward’: Wisconsin Poll Workers Commit to Working in November

The workers who staff polling places despite COVID-19 concerns.

Wisconsin voters can now mail in their absentee ballot on Election Day. (Image Madison clerk's office)
Absentee Ballot Extension Back On in Wisconsin, Appeals Court Now Says

Ballots postmarked through Election Day will be counted if they arrive by Nov. 9. Clerks urge voters not to wait.

Chippewa Valley Votes registers voters
Carol Craig Was Surprised by How Little Her Students Knew About Voting. So She Helped Create Chippewa Valley Votes.

Nonpartisan group aims to fill the voter literacy gap by providing information, help to all voters.

Vote 2020 Fair Maps
Plaintiff in Gerrymandering Case: ‘Vote in Order to Create a Fair System.’

Lawmakers will again reconfigure voting districts based on 2020 US Census results next year.