Local law enforcement will educate and not issue citations for capacity order violations

FOX VALLEY, Wis. (WBAY) -The new state order limiting public gatherings to no more than 25% of a room or building’s total occupancy goes into effect at 8 a.m. Thursday morning. Like the safer at home order and the state’s mask mandate, this move is raising questions about enforcement.



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The new capacity order doesn’t go into effect until Thursday, but the idea of it being enforced is already drawing criticism from some business owners. In a now deleted Facebook post, the owner of a Fond du Lac Bar said he’s keeping his tavern open and doing what he wants to do — even calling out the Sheriff. The Sheriff tells me the owner apologized to him and said his frustration is with the governor, not local authorities.

But, according to the county health officer, what the state is asking people to do

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News: NATO Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP) deepens defence capacity building for partners, 14-Sep.-2020

A total of 99 personnel, representing 53 defence education institutions and NATO staff from 20 Allied nations and Western European Partner countries participated in the seven-day annual Clearing House meeting under NATO’s Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP). The online gathering took place on 14-22 September 2020. The meeting helped to identify and meet partner needs, seek to develop synergies and cooperation between DEEP programmes[1], as well as harmonise bilateral efforts.

DEEP needs to stay close to its partners. It needs to continue giving them the assistance they need to move ahead in their reform processes, in particular in times that have become more difficult. But most importantly this is to nurture trust and confidence between NATO and partners”, said Dr. Gerlinde Niehus, Deputy Director for Defence Institution and Capacity Building Directorate, NATO International Staff Operations Division.

In support of cooperative security, NATO assists partners and Allies in sustaining institutional

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