In a very rare occurrence, the governor closed all of the schools in the state:
Taken from Wisconsin Emergency Management:
So, that means no classes today. Mostly I’ve been doing homework. I tried to give Bryan a ride to work, but as you can see in the picture above, my car is snowed in.
Governor Doyle Orders State Government Closure
In response to the blizzard that has impacted the state, Governor Jim Doyle has ordered the closure of all state government and University of Wisconsin campuses (except UW Milwaukee and UW Superior) for public business. The Governor’s order directs that state employees are not to report to work, unless their job duties include the provision or support of an emergency response, public health, or public safety function, and their absence would compromise delivery of essential public health, public safety, or emergency response functions that are required to continue despite weather conditions.