State

Thu
16
May

Discover Wisconsin launches photo contest

The Discover Wisconsin series has partnered with the Wisconsin Counties Association to hold a photo competition.

Twelve fan-submitted photos will be published in an annual calendar.

Entries will be accepted through May 31. To find out more, visit discoverwisconsin.com/contests/2025-calendar-contest.

Thu
18
Apr

Organization launches Fat Bird Week contest


The Natural Resources Foundation has started a Fat Bird Week contest. Residents can vote on the group’s website. Seen here is one of the candidates, a ruby crowned kinglet. (Photo by Andy Raupp)

Wisconsin residents are invited to vote online for their favorite fat bird photo.

The inaugural Fat Bird Week online contest is being organized by the Natural Resources Foundation. Voting will take place April 19-26 at www.wisconservation.org/fat-bird-week.

Thu
18
Apr

VA enrollments increase in Wisconsin

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced that it has enrolled 5,762 Wisconsin veterans in health care over the past 365 days – 27.6 percent more than it enrolled the previous year.

Thu
11
Apr

Time ticks down to file your taxes

Tax Day is April 15 so it’s time to hurry and get those taxes done.

The Department of Revenue announced it has volunteers and counselors available for those who qualify for assistance filing their taxes.

Thu
04
Apr

Rain, spring bring risk of runoff

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is reminding farmers and manure applicators to check the runoff risk advisory forecast before spreading manure on fields. This tool helps determine the potential for manure runoff from a field depending on weather conditions and soil temperature.

Thu
04
Apr

Fiscal Facts: Homeless population edges back up

In the years prior to the pandemic, Wisconsin’s reported homeless population shrank, following changes in programs to serve that population. For the past two years, however, homelessness in Wisconsin has been on the rise. 

Thu
04
Apr

New maps force many incumbents to make tough decisions about reelection plans

Lots of incumbent state legislators are having to make some tough decisions these days. Those decisions will help determine who controls the Assembly after the November elections.

Thu
28
Mar

FISCAL FACTS: Wisconsin home prices increasingly outpace incomes

Home prices in Wisconsin have grown much faster than incomes in recent years, creating especially acute challenges for prospective first-time homebuyers.

Thu
28
Mar

April 2 school issues total $1.4 billion

Once again, voters across the state will be asked to sign off on school ballot issues to pay for buildings, renovations, maintenance and operational costs.

Thu
21
Mar

Lawmakers filed for more taxpayer-paid expenses in 2023 than 2021

Lawmakers spent more time in the Capitol than they did two years ago as per diems were up in 2023 compared to the last time they hammered out a budget, according to records from the Senate and Assembly chief clerks' offices.

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