Dodge County Workshop Bridges Divide Between Farmers, Residents

Water quality issues have been at the forefront of news across the nation in recent years, especially in states like Wisconsin, which are prized for their plentiful lakes and rivers. Americans are now more concerned about water pollution than they have been since 2001. Many of Wisconsin’s waters are on the EPA’s impaired waters list for phosphorus contamination, which is often …

Northern Counties Experience the Storm of the Century

Storms are sometimes defined by their likelihood of occurring. For example, a “100-year storm” has a 1% chance of occurring in any given year. So what does a 500-1000 year storm look like? On July 11th, the northern counties of Wisconsin experienced what some people are calling just that. On the night of July 11th, rain began falling in northwest Wisconsin …

St. Croix County Leaves No Child Left Inside with the Bookworm Trail

By Scott Hennelly – January 11, 2016 Homestead Parklands on Perch Lake has become the new home of the Bookworm Trail, a half mile nature walk that gives kids the opportunity to read books in a wild setting. And the original idea aptly came from—a book. “It really developed from a book I read called Last Child In The Woods,” said …