The state Department of Natural Resources is weighing a fundamental question: Preserve land or let nature take its course?
Wisconsin’s Great Lakes communities expect to spend $245 million in five years to protect shorelines as a climate ‘tug of war’ drives extreme shifts in water levels. Wisconsin Watch reporter Mario Koran explains the impact this has on lakeshore communities in this multimedia slideshow.
Wisconsin sees a surge in barriers to slow lakefront erosion. But such structures are temporary and may harm downstream beaches.
Wisconsin’s Great Lakes communities expect to spend $245 million in five years to protect shorelines as a climate ‘tug of war’ drives extreme shifts in water levels.
Over the past five decades, state support for special ed has dwindled, and staff shortages and turnover make it difficult to provide required services.
Expert says, ‘middle income, workforce housing price point for ownership has just disappeared’ in Wisconsin. Here’s how one builder is trying to meet the need.
Replacing all Milwaukee lead service lines would take 70 years at current pace. Meanwhile, Wisconsin home lead investigations rarely test water amid focus on paint
Eight plaintiffs receiving Social Security Disability Insurance payments say the state is illegally discriminating against them by banning them from jobless aid.
This $300 a week in enhanced benefits has been a lifeline for many left jobless by COVID-19, but it has become the source of a hot partisan debate.
The judge says it met a need, but the self-styled program lacked structure and meant longer punishments for some.
A 25-cent raise threatens loss of needed benefits for some low-income families, making it hard to get ahead.
Outagamie County Circuit Judge Vincent Biskupic has held dozens of review hearings stretching over years to push defendants to pay overdue court costs