From the farm to the river, and then into the lakes. Run-off from farms can cause an issue of algae in Wisconsin waters. That’s why efforts are underway to clean it up. The algae, caused by excess levels of phosphorus, make it difficult for aquatic life to live, and people to swim in.
Property owners along the Bay of Green Bay are scrambling to hire contractors to install flood protection systems to guard their homes and cottages.
And with water levels at record levels and forecasted to continue rising this spring, there's not enough contractors to go around.
That's why one local concrete company is now looking to get involved.
After the US Army Corps of Engineers halts the Dakota Access Pipeline project, Monica Hannan, evening anchor from our sister station KFYR-TV in Bismark, ND explains political motivations behind the project and how outside groups, including Wisconsin protesters and law enforcement influenced the project.