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Wisconsin Public Health Officials Mobilize For The Novel Coronavirus Outbreak

February 13, 2020

Public health authorities and medical professionals in Wisconsin are preparing for potential cases of a respiratory virus that's new to humans, having emerged in China and subsequently spreading around the world.

Dunn County CWD Meeting

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Dunn County CWD Meeting

February 12, 2020

A meeting was held in Menomonie at 7 PM on  Feb. 12, 2020 to discuss the discovery of a wild deer infected with CWD in central Dunn County, and what plans should occur to deal with the spreading issue. T The meeting started late because the doors to the Judicial Center were locked when everyone arrived.

Wiscontext - The Hidden Costs And Value Of Wisconsin's Search And Rescue Apparatus

February 2, 2020

In the days following the October 2018 disappearance of Jayme Closs from her home near Barron where her parents were murdered and she was abducted, hundreds of volunteers fanned out across nearby fields, tramped through woods, and scoured ditches in search of any scrap of evidence that could help track down the missing teen.

What Are PFAS And Why Are They A Problem?

January 16, 2020

A group of chemicals known as PFAS are prompting increasing attention and concern across Wisconsin, turning up in drinking water in Marinette and rivers in Madison and elsewhere

MEA - Missed Opportunities Overshadow Water Quality Task Force Recommendations

January 9, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 8, 2020

CONTACT: Peg Sheaffer, Development & Communications Director, (608) 251-5047 x 3 [email protected]

The Day of the Year of Clean Water

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January 8, 2020

Governor Evers declared 2019 the year of clean water in Wisconsin. Throughout the year meetings were conducted across the state of the Speaker's Water Quality Task Force, which heard testimony from organizations and individuals.

WisEye Morning Minute - Junk Health Insurance Plans

WisEye Morning Minute: DHS Sec.-Designee Palm Warns Against "Junk" Insurance Plans

December 6, 2019

We will occasionally share these Morning Minute videos if they are of general interest.

Jeff Smith - Stop the Spread of CWD

Senator Jeff Smith
November 18, 2019

We’re only three days away from gun hunting season in Wisconsin. Hunters are prepared and eagerly anticipating the time to look out from their deer stand. It would seem Wisconsin is prepared for the upcoming hunting season.

 

Lafayette County Board tables SWIG ordinance

Criticizing the reporting of the SWIGG study

November 12, 2019

In a sometimes-contentious meeting tonight, the full Lafayette County Board let the proposed ordinance to control the release of information on the SWIGG study die for the time being.

Lafayette County committee passes amended rule on SWIGG study information release

November 12, 2019

Update - I just spoke to board member Kriss Marion. The meeting has ended, and the Land Conservation committee passed the rule with several amendments.

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