Wisconsin environmental officials said Monday that they're monitoring the cleanup of what they're calling an accidental release of contaminated river and groundwater at a Marinette plant that manufactures fire extinguishers and fire-suppression systems.Read More »
The city of Milwaukee has finished a 30-year project to clean up and restore a 110-acre brownfield near Miller Park, state environmental officials announced Monday.Read More »
Deep-pocketed and often anonymous donors are pouring more than $100 million into an intensifying dispute about whether it should be easier to vote by mail, a fight that could decide President Donald Trump’s fate in the November election.Read More »
‘It doesn’t look like there’s an end in sight to this’: Pandemic drags on as $600 unemployment lifeline nears expiration
Amy Moreland, a bartender in Madison who has been out of work since mid-March, immediately applied for state unemployment insurance after losing her job and eventually started receiving an extra $600 per week from the federal CARES Act stimulus package — atop her $114 a week in state aid.Read More »
Racine, Green Bay and Superior joined Madison and Milwaukee as Wisconsin cities that passed mandates requiring people to wear masks in certain public settings, though Gov. Tony Evers has resisted issuing a statewide order like those in place in many nearby states.
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