Owners could pay up to three percent of revenue
Trees uprooted in flash floods at Lansing resort
The first test isn't very encouraging. Wisconsin's newly formed state agency dealing with keeping government honest would like to be able to grease the palms of those they are overseeing....
To stop the emerald ash borer from killing trees in Minnesota, the state brought in a natural predator two years ago...and the tactic seems to be working.
Experts with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture have found proof that stingless wasps are breeding, and spreading through the area. The wasps attack the eggs and larva of the ash borer. They were released in Houston and Winona Counties in 2011, and this fall, the M-D-A found wasp larvae on trees that had been sampled for the ash borer. That wasp is the ash borer's only known natural enemy.
A chain reaction crash involving a school bus has shut down a state highway near Winona for several hours...
Highway 43 between Winona and I-90 has been closed since the accident, at around 7 a-m. A bus from the Winona district reportedly was sideswiped, causing the bus to cross into the opposite lane and hit a car head-on. Just one student was riding the bus at the time, and the child was not seriously hurt.
In what could be a first for the city of La Crosse, the city council