After counties implemented local COVID-19 regulations and advisories when the Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down the statewide stay-at-home order, Dane County announced it will loosen its restrictions after Memorial Day.
After moving its spring hearings entirely online because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wisconsin Conservation Congress reported a record-setting 64,943 responses — double the previous record — on a variety of conservation issues.
As Wisconsin’s coronavirus lockdown eases, the Northwoods is likely to see the return of seasonal tourists. UW-Eau Claire geography professor Ryan Weichelt discusses who owns the land in the northern part of the state, and where seasonal visitors might be coming from.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of cabins, cottages and lodges across the northern third of Wisconsin come back to life as their owners commence annual summertime excursions to their home away from home.