You say that old set of Christmas tree bulbs handed down over the years has conked out?
You could toss them in the trash, but La Crosse County has a better idea...take them to Rotary Lights, and have them recycled for raw materials. The advice comes from county sustainability specialist Nick Nichols, who says Alter Recycling pays for the metal removed from the lighting sets, and gives the money to Rotary Lights. Nichols also recommends replacing old Christmas light bulbs with LED sets, which use less electricity.
Early in the day, you can see them start to camp out at the West Avenue doors
Last year, there was flooding. This year it was a drought. Throw
(AP) Passengers on a Delta Air Lines flight were taken off a plane in Milwaukee and re-screened after a man found a live shotgun shell at his seat. Milwaukee County sheriff's spokeswoman Fran McLaughlin says the passenger notified flight crew at about 6:45 a.m. Wednesday of the live shotgun shell while it was at General Mitchell International Airport.
(AP) The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will be the first school in the UW System to offer a so-called flexible degree, in which students will be able to earn college credit for knowledge already gained through work or life experience. UW System officials outlined the program over the summer. On Wednesday they provided details about how the courses would work and which programs would be included.