Caroline Peterson, WEAU 13 News

Caroline Peterson

WEAU 13 News

Madison, WI, United States

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Past articles by Caroline:

“Never Forget” Blood Drive commemorates 9/11 in Madison

The blood drive gave first responders and community members alike the chance to pause and remember those who lost their lives in the attack. → Read More

Some Middleton-Cross Plains students start the school year

Some students in the Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District started classes on Wednesday. → Read More

Madison refugee resettlement agency prepares for influx amid Taliban seize in Afghanistan

Meanwhile, the U.S. Dept. of Defense may relocate thousands of Afghans to Fort Bliss in Texas and Fort McCoy in Wisconsin. → Read More

15-year-old from Portage set to compete in CrossFit games

According to CrossFit officials, Wilke is one of just two total Wisconsin athletes taking part in this year’s games. In all, there are more than 600 from around the world participating. → Read More

As travel rebounds, Wisconsin state parks see boost

National and state parks topped the list of where people are vacationing, with 31% of respondents saying that is where they took at trip this year. → Read More

As travel rebounds, Wisconsin state parks see boost

National and state parks topped the list of where people are vacationing, with 31% of respondents saying that is where they took at trip this year. → Read More

Dane Co. Regional Airport breaks ground on expansion project, hopes to rebound from pandemic-era travel

The 90,000-square-foot addition to the south terminal will ultimately add three gates, along with space for a new restaurant, children’s play area and more. → Read More

Madison city officials detail building inspection protocols amid Florida condo collapse

The tragedy is already sparking national conversation of how it could be prevented. → Read More

Wisconsin DOJ investigating ‘suspicious’ house fire death

Authorities say they have arrested a suspect in connection to a fatal house fire in Fort Atkinson Friday. → Read More

Children ages 12-15 start to return for second dose of COVID-19 vaccine

The Pfizer vaccine, which is the only one approved for children under the age of 18, requires its second dose be administered around three weeks after the administration of the first one. → Read More

Madison non-profit connecting kids affected by incarceration to art grows

Now in its third year, Cultural Connections Founder Pat Dillon says they serve roughly two dozen children impacted by incarceration. → Read More

Meriter staff help combat COVID-19 surge in neighboring Illinois

Roughly four team members were sent, as the Peoria area sees its highest number of hospitalizations since the start of the pandemic. → Read More

Team Rubicon volunteers help vaccination efforts in Jefferson Co.

Team Rubicon, a veteran-led organization, works to respond to disasters across the globe, even helping with historic flooding in south central Wisconsin in 2018. Now, the organization is focusing on the fight against COVID-19. → Read More

GOP panel grills Evers’ administration over vaccine pace

The Assembly’s health committee held a hearing Thursday to investigate why vaccinations have been moving slowly. → Read More

The Madison Police Dept. is requiring annual mental health checks for all employees

The department allocated $150,000 to give every employee one paid day off and partnered with Westside Psychotherapy in Madison to require a wellness check. → Read More

Cautious optimism: farmers evaluate new year ahead

U.S. farmers are expected to end 2020 with the best net income in seven years, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture income forecast. However, what is projected does not necessarily mean there is cash to spare. → Read More

Employers can require employees to get COVID-19 vaccine

The Wisconsin Dept. of Health Services tells NBC15 it will not mandate the vaccine, but private employers may determine whether they will require their employees get vaccinated. → Read More

SSM Health expects to get Moderna vaccine as early as Monday

Wisconsin is slated to get 100,000 doses of Moderna’s vaccine, which will not require the ultra-cold storage Pfizer’s needs. → Read More

Madison PFC shares Q&A segments of four police chief finalists

Finalists Shon Barnes, Ramon Batista, Christopher Davis and Larry Scirotto all put an emphasis on the importance of building relationships and engaging with the community they serve. → Read More

Top UW Health official says COVID-19 vaccine should be available for frontline workers before Christmas

The Food and Drug Administration could give emergency use authorization to a COVID-19 vaccine as early as Thursday. Healthcare workers and residents of long term care facilities would likely get the first doses. → Read More