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Mississippi River mayors push for national program, infrastructure support

The mayors of Mississippi River towns from Minnesota and Wisconsin down to Louisiana are lobbying the federal government to provide relief funding to help...

Reflections on Wisconsin’s wolf hunt

As Wisconsin reflects on its February wolf hunt, opinion remains split regarding the impact of the hunt. Some 216 wolves are known to have...

House Agriculture panel to key in on climate change and farming...

WASHINGTON — Democrats are eyeing proposals that would support programs for U.S. farmers — who have suffered catastrophic losses from severe weather events in...

At least 82 wolves dead as wolf hunting season wraps up

Wisconsin’s wolf hunts will end on Feb. 24, two days after the season began on Feb. 22. In less than 24 hours, Wisconsin hunters...

Wisconsin wolf hunt called “unenforceable”

Yesterday marked the start of the wolf hunting season, which will run Feb. 22-28. Wisconsin’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced the start of...

Budget carves out place for addressing PFAS contamination Evers proposes $20...

Gov. Tony Evers put items into his biennial budget addresses to further address contamination by PFAS and other “forever chemicals” in Wisconsin’s water supplies....

Biden pick for Interior secretary likely to face rocky confirmation hearing...

U.S. Senate Republicans may use next week’s Interior confirmation hearing for Rep. Debra Haaland to air their grievances about the Biden administration’s energy policies,...

Wolf hunting season moving forward

The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board discussed an upcoming hunting season for Wisconsin’s gray wolves at a special meeting on Feb. 15.  The body debated...

Evers declares energy state of emergency

Gov. Tony Evers has declared an energy state of emergency for Wisconsin, due to the state’s dwindling supplies of petroleum. In a document describing...

Interior delays last-minute Trump rule that would weaken bird protections

The Interior Department is delaying a last-minute Trump administration rule that would have weakened a century-old law protecting migratory birds, Interior officials said Thursday. Two...
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