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One major factor behind the warm Wisconsin autumn is the emergence of an El Niño that is shaping up to be the biggest in nearly two decades.
Waukesha is in the process of gaining approval to divert Great Lakes water to the county. It would mark the first time an area outside the Great Lakes basin has been approved to use Lake Michigan water.
Kenneth Bradbury
Leaky sewer pipes might be the source of viruses found in drinking water that Wisconsin municipalities draw from bedrock aquifers 800 feet below ground..
One of the most far-reaching consequences of the 2010 midterm elections was that strong partisan majorities in state legislatures — Republican like Wisconsin and Democratic like Illinois — controlled the redrawing of congressional and state-level electoral districts.
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The International Crane Foundation, based in Baraboo, works around the world to save cranes.
A new system in Wisconsin requires hunters register their deer kills via electronic registration, as opposed to registering in person at a station. The 2015 season marks the first time such a requirement has been implemented in the state.
Mousa Aldashash and his family came to Middleton after escaping violence in Syria.
Lutheran Social Services is preparing for the possibility of refugees from Syria resettling in Wisconsin.
Stacy Taeuber started the Immigrant Justice Clinic at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2012. The clinic has served over 100 individuals from at least 20 nations in deportation proceedings since its inception.
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To consider the long-term challenges of climate change and the short-term impacts of powerful weather cycles like the El Niño Southern Oscillation is to face down a wild tangle of variables. This is especially true in agriculture, where weather and climatic variations affect precipitation, temperature, and the timing of planting and harvesting.