When Rachel Illgen got off the water, the white shirt she wore to practice was stained green.
County officials will prioritize removing sediments from critical points in the Yahara Lakes and River this summer, in an effort to move more water through the chain of lakes faster and reduce the impact of future flooding.
Saying their classes could wait but the climate couldn’t, hundreds of high school students converged on the capitol Friday to call for action on climate change and demand environmental justice.
Lawyer David De Bruin and 2018 gubernatorial candidate Matt Flynn posed the possibility of legal action to the graduate student union during its general membership meeting Thursday night. The TAA would be the lead plaintiff in a challenge against Gov. Tony Evers, the Wisconsin Department of Revenue and the Wisconsin Economic Development Council.
When former UW-Whitewater Chancellor Beverly Kopper stepped down from her post, she recognized the predicament she was in: Allegations of sexual harassment against her husband, accusations of a hostile work environment under her leadership, a community demanding her resignation. The question is, was it fair?
Less than a minute after student protesters draped their hand-painted banners over the second floor railing at Union South, campus security forced the small group to roll up their flags and issued some of them warnings.
Plastic mugs, cds, business cards and post-it notes were floating in a foot of standing water inside Sue Robinson’s desk drawer when she was finally able to visit her flooded fifth floor Vilas Hall office earlier this week.
The Lake Levels Task Force and concerned citizens heard presentations from assistant Dane County Land and Water Resources Director John Reimer and Wisconsin Resource Engineering Division Manager Jeremy Balousek, who contributed to the report.
As city plans for future flooding, new lake association president emphasizes science-based solutionsBy Sydney Widell | Feb. 4, 2019
With the region emerging from a polar vortex and the burying of the Yahara Lakes beneath feet of snow and ice, summertime flooding might feel like a lifetime away.
Contrary to earlier proposals, lowering lake levels may not in fact be the best way to lessen the impacts of future flooding, according to a new report.