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The state Department of Health Services announced on April 7 that there are 2,578 positive cases of COVID-19 statewide. 92 people have died from the virus.
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Wisconsin environmental regulators say they're still moving forward on work to address so-called forever chemicals, known as PFAS, during the coronavirus pandemic, though some activities are being postponed.
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Some in Wisconsin's tourism industry are exploring new ways to attract customers.
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Wisconsin is home to nearly 70 state parks and more than 40 state trails — not to mention many county parks, forests and natural areas. Wherever you live in the state, you’re not far from a quiet place to take in nature.
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The state Department of Health Services announced on March 29 that there are 1,221 positive cases of COVID-19 statewide, as well as 15,856 negative tests. As of March 30, 19 people had died statewide due to COVID-19.
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County clerks in Madison and Milwaukee are telling housebound voters how to work around Wisconsin’s voter ID requirements when requesting a mail-in ballot for the April 7 election.
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A frac sand company in Wisconsin has re-emerged from bankruptcy and has brought its Chippewa County mine back into compliance with state and local regulations.
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Five campuses in the University of Wisconsin System using coal as a heat source will transition to a combination of natural gas and heating oil in 2020.
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Water levels on Wisconsin's rivers and lakes are starting to rise due to snow melt. But officials from the state Department of Natural Resources warn groundwater levels in the state are already at or near record highs.
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Federal, state, local and tribal partners are roughly halfway to their goal of cleaning up one of the largest polluted hotspots on the Great Lakes. The St. Louis River is one of 43 sites listed under the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement as an area of concern.