Approximately two dozen Wisconsin Army National Guard Soldiers reported for state active duty today to assist civil authorities in Langlade County after severe storms resulted in damage to local infrastructure and utilities.
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers has declared April 14-20, 2019, as Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. The week is designed to recognize Wisconsin’s dispatchers and communicators for their dedication to helping citizens in need and supporting law enforcement, fire, and EMS.
WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. — Lessons learned from the disasters experienced in the state last year were shared with emergency officials from across Wisconsin, during the 52nd Annual Governor’s Conference on Emergency Management and Homeland Security. More than 400 representatives of the state’s emergency management, fire, law enforcement and other first responder agencies attended the event, held March 21-22 at the Kalahari Resort and Convention Center in Wisconsin Dells, WI.
Annual Governor’s Conference on Emergency Management & Homeland Security to Highlight Communications in Times of Disaster
MADISON, Wis. — Cybersecurity is a journey, not a destination. That was the message Monday at the 6th Annual Governor’s Cybersecurity Summit, held on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. The summit brought together more than 350 business owners, information technology professionals, and students to learn more about the current threats facing Wisconsin’s cyber landscape and what is being done to address them.
This week marks the 10th anniversary of the start of the devastating 2008 floods in southern Wisconsin. Three people were killed and thousands of homes and businesses were damaged or destroyed as flood waters impacted 31 counties for almost a month. It was the worst disaster since the Great Floods of 1993 that hit the Midwest.
MILWAUKEE — More than 10,000 Milwaukee-area elementary students gathered at Miller Park Wednesday (April 18) for the 10th annual Weather Day to learn how to prepare for weather-related emergencies, thanks to Wisconsin Emergency Management, the Wisconsin National Guard and FEMA’s Student Tools for Emergency Planning (STEP) program.
Madison, Wis. — Cleanup continues today following a major winter storm that hit much of Wisconsin over the weekend. Several locations set all-time records for snow amount. That included Appleton with 21.2”, Brillion with 18”, New London 23”, Oconto 29”, Shawano with 29.8” and Waupaca with 28.4” of snow.
MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker has declared April 8-14 as Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. The week is designed to recognize Wisconsin’s dispatchers and communicators who play a vital role in public safety.
APPLETON, Wis. — Emergency responders from across the state gathered in Appleton this week for the 51st Annual Governor’s Conference on Emergency Management and Homeland Security.