The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently released its findings of the hurdles people who participate in the supplemental nutrition assistance program face when trying to maintain a healthy diet. It found nearly nine in 10 people have some kind of barrier.
The Wood County Solar Project has transferred to Alliant Energy and moved into the construction phase on roughly two square miles of land for a 150-megawatt solar utility in the Town of Saratoga. It is the first of 12 solar farm projects Alliant is implementing in the state.
As many people begin to return to more pre-pandemic normalcy, others are having to continue or even increase COVID-19 precautions. That is the case for wildlife rehabilitation centers, like Wild Instincts in Rhinelander.
The number of songs about hot summer weather with a cool drink in hand is seemingly endless. A Stevens Point business is aiming to ensure that cool drink is inclusive no matter if there is alcohol in it.
As part of the budget the legislature passed this week, $2 million in federal COVID-19 relief will be added to the well compensation program. The program helps compensate eligible people if they have contaminated well water, but a lot of people who need the help are not eligible.
The Wausau Policing Task Force has released a community survey to gather input and feedback from Wausau residents and visitors concerning attitudes towards and experiences with the Wausau Police Department.
A traveling softball team says kids got violently ill after swimming at the Holiday Inn Express in Janesville. Preliminary health department test results the water has bacteria in it and is likely the cause of the outbreak.
The “Mill Bill” is headed to Gov. Tony Evers to sign after passing the Senate this week. The bill would use federal COVID-19 relief dollars to provide loans for a timber collective to purchase two pulp mills in Wisconsin that have closed over the last year.
As research continues to analyze the full scope and impact of the problem of nitrate-contaminated groundwater in the central sands region of Wisconsin, newer research is turning toward finding solutions to the problem.
The Internal Revenue Service has upgraded the online tool that allows families to update their bank account information so they can receive their monthly Child Tax Credit payment. Families will receive their July 15 payment by direct deposit in the bank account currently on file with the IRS.