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During marathon session, Republicans pass legislation bringing health care changes
'What you can do is limitless'
Council approves funding capital projects
New UWS scholarship supports Native American students
South Range man charged with fifth OWI after hit-and-run
Spartan girls come close again
Packers pick up pace for Falcons after McCarthy move
No. 1-ranked Bison shut down Colgate to roll into FCS semifinals
UWS hockey teams notch wins
Spartans ice the Eskomos
Legislature trying to take away powers
Among my biggest disappointments in politics
When life isn't a bummer --EMDASH-- not really
Jesus knows what it means to be human
No country for white men?
A hot-pink statement
DCHS board eliminates director
Tony Tracy's final shows at DCHS
Bong Center collects gifts for Veterans Home
UWS band take audience 'Over Wild Solitude'
Google rolls out demo for Poplar teen's app
Library fun in the runup to the holidays
Actors sought for 'The Dealership' TV pilot
ABC's 'The Great Christmas Light Fight' films at Bentleyville. Episode to air next year.
WAEA (Wisconsin Art Education Association) Art Show Recipient
Curtis D. Haas
Joanne Marie Flaten
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science and nature
November 28, 2018
Conservation wardens investigating deer poaching across Wisconsin
Wardens have been investigating deer poaching in Price, Eau Claire and Waushara counties. They’re also investigating a case that occurred on the border of La Crosse and Vernon counties.
November 28, 2018 - 9:06am
November 27, 2018
Wardens wrestle deer that crashed into basement
The call came over their patrol truck radio just before 4 p.m. There was a deer in a house. In a basement, to be exact, and the owners were...
November 27, 2018 - 5:05pm
November 16, 2018
Results are in on Douglas County's water quality
Peter Kruit twisted the cap on a bottle and poured the clear liquid into a cup. He then passed the cup so people could smell the malodorous water drawn from his tap.
November 16, 2018 - 6:06pm
Deer in Portage County tests positive for CWD
The 3-year-old buck was purchased from a Portage County breeding farm.
November 16, 2018 - 9:23am
November 9, 2018
'Chocolate Milk' sediment plumes featured in 'River Talk'
The River Talk series continues at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Lake Superior Estuarium, 3 Marina Drive, Superior.
November 9, 2018 - 9:57am
Buy firewood where you burn it
MADISON — If you're heading north to a wood-heated cabin for deer hunting this year, do yourself and the North Woods a favor — leave your firewood at home. Instead, buy it near the cabin, or pick up some certified firewood along the way.
November 9, 2018 - 9:18am
October 30, 2018
Update: PUC approves Minnesota Power’s planned natural-gas plant
Minnesota regulators voted in favor of Minnesota Power’s proposed $700 million natural gas plant in Superior.At a meeting in St. Paul Monday afternoon, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission voted 3-2 to approve Minnesota Power’s proposed Nemadji Trail Energy Center, a 550-megawatt...
October 30, 2018 - 8:09am
October 23, 2018
Cleanup pulls thousands of butts out of watershed
More than 180 volunteers scoured nine sites in the Lake Superior watershed during Superior's annual coastal cleanup, collecting more than 627...
October 23, 2018 - 2:54pm
October 16, 2018
New FEMA initiative puts teams in place ahead of disasters
As Hurricane Florence's destructive winds dropped over North Carolina's coast last month, a call for help came into the state's Emergency Operations Center in Raleigh, the nerve center of the official response.
October 16, 2018 - 2:52pm
Minnesota loons may get $7.2M from BP oil spill settlement
Projects to bolster conservation efforts for Minnesota loons will get a huge boost under a settlement agreement announced Oct. 9 stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The agreement, published in the Federal Register, sets aside $16 million from...
October 16, 2018 - 8:02am
Activists decry proposed protest fees
WASHINGTON, D.C. — With just days left to submit public comments on a National Park Service proposal to alter how protests are handled in the District of Columbia, civil rights advocates have issued urgent calls to oppose the measures, saying they would violate First Amendment...
October 16, 2018 - 7:58am
October 12, 2018
Asian ladybugs target homes after first frost
Multicolored Asian ladybeetles are not native to Wisconsin. Although there are numerous native ladybugs in the state, only the Asian variety...
October 12, 2018 - 8:42am
DNR seeks volunteers to track wolves
Wisconsin's wolf monitoring program relies upon volunteers from around the state to help track animals each winter. Individuals who are interested...
October 12, 2018 - 8:40am
Mepps still wants your squirrel tails Hey squirrel hunters, don't toss those tails! The Mepps fishing lure company in Wisconsin will buy them. The tails are used for their hand-tied, dressed hooks of their "world-famous, fish-catching" spinners. Mepps has been "recycling" squirrel...
October 12, 2018 - 8:34am
October 3, 2018
'Drunk' birds reported by Gilbert police
Police Chief Ty Techar attributed the strange behavior to an early frost. Starch in the frozen berries is converted to sugar, and when they thaw...
October 3, 2018 - 8:59am