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Elise Romas


Madison, WI, United States

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Past articles by Elise:

Middleton Cross Plains receives FCC pandemic funding for updated chrome books and internet

As of this week, the emergency connectivity program is supplying Wisconsin schools and libraries with nearly $54 million in new technology benefiting students, the Dept. of Public Instruction (DPI) said. → Read More

Local law enforcement pushes for 30% female staff by 2030

Females make up 7% of State Troopers, and 13% of all police officers in the US are women. → Read More

Chief Election Official Meagan Wolfe addresses calls for resignation

This comes a few days after the Racine County Sheriff, Christopher Schmaling, shared results of an investigation of a local care facility. → Read More

Dept. of Corrections performs annual Halloween home check on sex offenders

It’s something the DOC has done for 15 years, and they plan to continue each Halloween. → Read More

Redistricting plans bring heated debate among Wis. lawmakers, citizens

A public hearing on the matter prompted a heated debate at the Wisconsin State Capitol Thursday morning. → Read More

Deer on the move, DNR warns drivers to stay alert on the road

The Dept. of Natural Resources says October and November are the start of something important: an annual cycle for deer. → Read More

MFD Chief Steven Davis reflects on 32 years in firefighting

Ten years of Davis’s career were spent as Chief of Madison’s Fire Dept. However, Davis has spent his entire life proudly serving his community through firefighting. → Read More

Plan Commission gives green light to repurpose Hotel Red into apartments

Madison’s Planning Commission unanimously ruled to turn it into housing Monday night. → Read More

Farming supply chain issues, rising costs could lead to a more expensive grocery bill

One farmer in Dane County tells NBC15 supply chain issues will likely increase food prices at the checkout. → Read More

Rock County Health Dept. backs new contact tracing technology

Through the new system, contact tracers can send a text or e-mail to close contacts of someone who’s been infected. → Read More

Three search warrants unsealed in Halderson couple’s homicide case

They are requests for more information that detectives believe could help in their investigation into how and why Bart and Krista Halderson were killed and dismembered in July. → Read More

Wisconsin farmers deal with fungal disease ‘tar spot’ during harvest time

Farmers have been dealing with tar spot for the last six years. Watching it spread from parts of southern Midwest, up toward the Madison area. → Read More

Madison-area group, mom holds ruck march for veteran suicide awareness

One mother helping plan the event tells NBC15 News she wants to be a voice for soldiers who are struggling. → Read More

Dane County Sheriff addresses concerns of jail conditions

NBC15 received a private tour of the facilities Monday. There are cell blocks in both the Public Safety Building (PSB) and City County Building (CCB). → Read More

CDC recommends pregnant and nursing women receive COVID-19 vaccine, booster

“I was fully vaccinated before I was pregnant, and then, I got pregnant,” Ali Peaslee said. Ali got her COVID-19 booster shot this week. → Read More

Lodi High School students protest new district mask policy

About 25 high school students sat outside the building and refused to wear masks Monday. → Read More

Lane, ramp closures cause Beltline back ups

However, before traffic will flow freely, the construction is causing some slowdowns. → Read More

Medical professionals advise getting both flu vaccine, COVID-19 dose at same appointment

Medical professionals say when it comes to these viruses, it’s not a bad idea to double up on vaccinations. → Read More

Madison College looks to refill autobody workforce positions

Over the next decade, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates there will be about 69,000 openings in the auto service industry each year, across the United States. → Read More

Camp Randall management addresses long concession lines

As badger fans enter another weekend of Wisconsin Football Brian Lucas Dir. of Football Brand Communications said their team is still working out a big issue from game one. → Read More