Madeline Heim, Post-Crescent Media

Madeline Heim

Post-Crescent Media

Appleton, WI, United States

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Recent:
  • Post-Crescent Media
  • Daily Herald Media
  • Green Bay Press-Gaz.
  • Daily Tribune Media
  • Marshfield News
  • Fond du Lac Reporter
  • StevensPoint Journal
  • Oshkosh Northwestern
  • SheboyganPress Media
  • HTR
Past:
  • WisconsinWatch.org

Recent articles by Madeline:

'Am I dying?': A nurse describes acting as family to COVID-19 patients who worry and suffer alone

"Am I dying?" patients will ask nurse Katie Harris as she cares for them inside an Appleton hospital's COVID-19 unit. She keeps them motivated, but knows she has to answer them truthfully. → Read More

Appleton health department reports 38th COVID-19 death, to report probable cases of virus

It's likely that the number of probable COVID-19 cases reported will increase, while lab-confirmed cases may level off or decrease. → Read More

Appleton's COVID-19 death toll rises to 37 in city's deadliest week with the virus

The deceased residents were both in their 60s and lived in Outagamie County, according to a press release. → Read More

Another Appleton resident has died of COVID-19, the fifth this week

The person who died was in their 60s and lived in Outagamie County. It's the fifth death in Appleton this week. → Read More

Marshfield Clinic nurses are in tears caring for COVID-19 patients. Their N95 masks drip with sweat. They wonder how long they can keep up.

"Who will want to be in health care after this is all done?" nurse Theresa Weiler, who oversees a COVID-19 unit at Marshfield Medical Center, said in an emotional testimony at a Wednesday staff meeting. → Read More

Wisconsin colleges say rapid COVID-19 tests have worked. Can they help slow the state's surge? The CDC is here to find out.

Can antigen tests help rein in rampant spread in places like the Oshkosh-Neenah metro area, which as of Thursday ranked among the 20 U.S. metro areas that had seen the most cases per capita, according to The New York Times? Experts say they might, but rapid tests have their drawbacks, too. → Read More

Thirty-four Appleton residents have now died of COVID-19

Four Appleton residents have died of complications from the virus in less than a week. → Read More

City health department: Death toll reaches 30 from COVID-19 in Appleton, 53 new cases confirmed Thursday

It took six months for the city to reach 10 deaths from the virus. The following 20 deaths have been reported in the last six weeks. → Read More

'We just need some help:' ThedaCare hospitals are more than 95% full and COVID deaths are still rising

COVID-19 deaths in northeastern Wisconsin make up almost as much of the state's total as deaths in southern, western and northern Wisconsin combined. → Read More

City of Appleton confirms another COVID-19 death, total reaches 29

This is the second death reported this week. → Read More

Appleton's death toll from COVID-19 rises to 28

The person was in their 70s and lived in Outagamie County. → Read More

After two weeks of decline, Appleton reports another record-breaking number of new COVID-19 cases

It comes after two weeks of falling case counts, something health officer Kurt Eggebrecht said made him cautiously optimistic but still wary. → Read More

Twenty-seventh Appleton resident dies of COVID-19

Eighteen of the city's 27 total deaths have occurred within the past month. Appleton also reported 74 new cases Tuesday. → Read More

'This hope is real': Wisconsin researchers feel they may be closer than ever to offering a reprieve for families with Huntington's disease

Only about 40,000 Americans have Huntington's, creating a tight-knit, supportive community waiting on a scientific breakthrough. → Read More

'This hope is real': Wisconsin researchers feel they may be closer than ever to offering a reprieve for families with Huntington's disease

Only about 40,000 Americans have Huntington's, creating a tight-knit, supportive community waiting on a scientific breakthrough. → Read More

'This hope is real': Wisconsin researchers feel they may be closer than ever to offering a reprieve for families with Huntington's disease

Only about 40,000 Americans have Huntington's, creating a tight-knit, supportive community waiting on a scientific breakthrough. → Read More

'This hope is real': Wisconsin researchers feel they may be closer than ever to offering a reprieve for families with Huntington's disease

Only about 40,000 Americans have Huntington's, creating a tight-knit, supportive community waiting on a scientific breakthrough. → Read More

'This hope is real': Wisconsin researchers feel they may be closer than ever to offering a reprieve for families with Huntington's disease

Only about 40,000 Americans have Huntington's, creating a tight-knit, supportive community waiting on a scientific breakthrough. → Read More

'This hope is real': Wisconsin researchers feel they may be closer than ever to offering a reprieve for families with Huntington's disease

Only about 40,000 Americans have Huntington's, creating a tight-knit, supportive community waiting on a scientific breakthrough. → Read More

'This hope is real': Wisconsin researchers feel they may be closer than ever to offering a reprieve for families with Huntington's disease

Only about 40,000 Americans have Huntington's, creating a tight-knit, supportive community waiting on a scientific breakthrough. → Read More