Benita Mathew, Green Bay Press-Gaz.

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Past articles by Benita:

Long-term care facilities are struggling to keep vulnerable residents on Medicaid across Wisconsin

After a Green Bay-area retirement community announced it would be evicting residents on Medicaid, some say they are not the only one in the state. → Read More

Green Bay-area retirement home to evict residents on Medicaid at end of February, citing costs, inflation

Residents will be given until the end of February to find a new place. → Read More

Green Bay doctor's license suspended for 30 days after reporting fake COVID-19 vaccination

Dr. Scott Stillwell was not actually vaccinated and resigned. → Read More

Does your physician know how all contraception works? Not necessarily, a UW study finds

A new study says misunderstandings about contraceptives are common among the public. But even practicing physicians may get things wrong. → Read More

Domestic violence, bad grades, job loss, expulsion: Chronic hunger is more than just a grumbling stomach.

From poor school performance to hypertension, chronic hunger impacts every dimension of life and well-being. Here's how you can help. → Read More

'These kids were on fire': Current, former Pulaski students among 'many' injured at bonfire, reports say

Several people at the bonfire were taken to local Green Bay area hospitals to be treated for burns. → Read More

Menominee Tribal Police arrest six people with $12,000 worth of meth and heroin

Six people were taken into custody and brought to the Menominee Tribal Jail. → Read More

Scattered rain is forecast during the Packers game vs. the Jets Sunday at Lambeau Field

What's the Green Bay weather looking like for the Packers game Sunday? Bring a poncho. → Read More

Monkeypox cases have been confirmed in 10 Wisconsin counties, state health data shows

The USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin requested county-by-county case numbers from DHS. → Read More

600 doses of monkeypox vaccine given to Wisconsin residents so far, health officials say

Health officials have confirmed 32 cases of monkeypox in the state as of Tuesday. Wisconsin has been allocated nearly 6,000 doses of vaccine. → Read More

First case of monkeypox confirmed in Brown County, health officials say

County health officials are working to find who the person had contact with. → Read More

'Strip-searching' Suring students drew outcry earlier this year. Now lawmakers want to make what happened illegal.

The proposed bill would expand what is banned under the definition of strip searches in schools. → Read More

Wisconsin pharmacies say they have emergency contraceptives on hand, some cutting prices, limiting pills purchased

Several pharmacies are placing limits on the number of pills per customer or reducing costs to make emergency contraceptives available. → Read More

COVID-19 vaccine doses for children under 5 have begun arriving in Wisconsin. Here's where they'll be available.

Children's Wisconsin in Milwaukee set to begin vaccinating youngest children Monday. Bellin in Green Bay waiting on shipments. → Read More

Bay View Middle School in Howard evacuated after odor was found in the building

Students were moved to Green Bay Community Church on Cardinal Lane. → Read More

'A classroom without walls': Green Bay Online School to include sixth grade in the fall

The board will vote on a new name for the school to expand enrollment for the next school year. → Read More

Pro-choice supporters chant, 'Not the church, not the state. Women must decide their fate,' at UWGB rally.

Students at the university worked with Assembly member Kristina Shelton to hold the rally in response U.S. Supreme Court opinion draft leak. → Read More

Green Bay elementary school music specialist to compete on 'Jeopardy!'

Christina Clark from Green Bay will be on Wednesday's episode, fulfilling a lifelong dream of hers to appear on the contest show. → Read More

Lamers bus driver drank beer on a Green Bay school's field trip to Madison. Now he's fired.

A student had noticed a can of beer was leaking under the bus driver's seat. → Read More

For Sikhs in the Fox Valley, Vaisakhi celebrates their culture and the strength of generations past

Vaisakhi is celebrated on April 13 or 14 each year and is recognized as the day Sikhism began as a collective faith. → Read More