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The last time University of Wisconsin System schools raised tuition was in 2012. They won't raise it again until after 2019, if the state legislature backs Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to extend a tuition freeze enacted four years ago.
As the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources noted in its 2015 annual report about municipal water utilities, coliform bacteria are found in systems across the state. In fact, water samples testing positive for these bacteria outnumbered those showing higher-than-permitted levels of other contaminants.
On July 29, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources released its 2015 report on the state's public drinking water utilities, detailing information about costs, contaminants and infrastructure status.
When people in Wisconsin think of the dangers that farmworkers face, they might envision extreme heat malfunctioning machinery, or even unruly livestock. But they might be unaware of another serious threat: Hearing loss.
Individuals who have formal financial education perform better on a national financial literacy quiz then those who have had no financial education.
Just when a garden looks good, ravenous Japanese beetles can promptly emerge in the heart of summer to devour the gardener's favorite plants.
Wisconsin corn farmers are keeping an eye out for southern rust, a plant fungus that causes bright orange pustule growth on the leaves of corn.
To many Wisconsinites, the state's northern forests are sturdy and vast swaths of land that resist the forces of the outside world and symbolize the state’s natural inheritance.
Summer marks a hiatus from the daily responsibilities and scheduled demands children face during the school year, which provides a structure for eating, sleeping and physical activities. But in summer, if children engage in less physical activity, they may gain up to three times as much weight as they do over an entire school year.
While local governments are engaged in the fight against homelessness in Wisconsin, this effort also depends on dozens of nonprofit and faith-based agencies around the state. One of those groups is the Milwaukee-based Hope Street Ministry.