Danielle Kaeding

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State Members of Congress Differ on Shutdown

State Members of Congress Differ on Shutdown

Republicans support Trumps’s call for a wall, Democrats push to end shutdown, fund government agencies.

Tariffs Affecting Great Lakes Ports

Tariffs Affecting Great Lakes Ports

Port Milwaukee’s traffic was down in 2018, but other ports in state see an increase.

UW-Extension Sees Historic Faculty Turnover

UW-Extension Sees Historic Faculty Turnover

One quarter of faculty left the system in 2018.

More Oil Will Flow Through State

More Oil Will Flow Through State

Wisconsin a “guinea pig” for huge increase in oil by Enbridge pipelines, critics charge.

Earth As Hot as 3 Million Years Ago?

Earth As Hot as 3 Million Years Ago?

UW researchers say earth could be as hot as Pliocene period by 2030s.

15 Great Lakes Sites At Risk for Oil Spills

15 Great Lakes Sites At Risk for Oil Spills

Binational science advisory board report shows potential for damage from crude oil spills.

Great Lakes Compact Council Passes Changes

Great Lakes Compact Council Passes Changes

But region’s mayors, native tribes, call for more input on water withdrawals.

Climate Report Sees Trouble for Farmers

Climate Report Sees Trouble for Farmers

Higher temperatures, more frequent, intense rains could reduce agricultural production in Midwest.

Audit of State’s Voting Equipment Launched

Audit of State’s Voting Equipment Launched

Elections Commission will audit sample, 5% of wards, due to election security concerns.

Candidates Not Stressing Climate Change

Candidates Not Stressing Climate Change

As scientists warn of consequences, what do Walker, Evers, Baldwin, Vukmir say?

Walker, Evers On Wisconsin’s Drinking Water Woes

Walker, Evers On Wisconsin’s Drinking Water Woes

Evers says lack of local input and DNR scientists are root cause of drinking water problems

Cities Seek Climate Change Solutions

Cities Seek Climate Change Solutions

Milwaukee, Madison, Superior move toward solar and storm-sewer solutions.

State Quietly Hiked Water Diversion in 2010

State Quietly Hiked Water Diversion in 2010

Tripled Pleasant Prairie’s allowable diversion of Lake Michigan water, greater than planned Foxconn diversion.

Trump Tariffs Hurt Milwaukee Port

Trump Tariffs Hurt Milwaukee Port

Corn exports decimated, steel imports a concern.

Cruise Ships Will Tour the Great Lakes

Cruise Ships Will Tour the Great Lakes

Including a stop in Milwaukee. Tourism agencies pushing for more cruise lines to consider tours.

Close Dark Store Loophole, Campaign Urges

Close Dark Store Loophole, Campaign Urges

County, municipal representatives say loophole shifts property taxes from big box stores to homeowners.

Clean Wisconsin Sues EPA Over Smog Rules

Clean Wisconsin Sues EPA Over Smog Rules

Advocacy group says federal government too lax on smog in state’s “non-attainment” areas.

Solar Group Buys On The Rise

Solar Group Buys On The Rise

North Woods area embracing cheaper renewable energy.

State Awards $2.4 Million For Opioid Treatment

State Awards $2.4 Million For Opioid Treatment

Grants were given to select counties and tribes to improve access to treatment.

Apostle Islands Have Worst Microplastic Pollution

Apostle Islands Have Worst Microplastic Pollution

Study of 35 national parks, 37 coastal beaches finds most contamination in Lake Superior sand.