Remembering Our Veterans

We pay special tribute to the men and women who have served in our country’s military on November 11th, Veterans’ Day.  But it is not just on this day that we should remember those who have made the sacrifices and fought to protect the freedoms we cherish.  These brave men and women have and continue…
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Emergency Alert System Test To Take Place On November 9th

The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) will conduct the first-ever national test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) on November 9th at 1:00 pm CST.  EAS is a public alert and warning system that allows the President of theUnited States to address the American public during a national emergency.  It also is used by state and…
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DOT Warns Drivers To Watch Out For Winter Weather

November may not be the official start of winter, but soonWisconsindrivers will begin to experience winter weather.  Drivers will likely face ice, snow and limited visibility in the coming months as winter weather settles in for the rest of the season.  It is important that motorists remember to slow down as many crashes are caused…
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Recognizing Wisconsin’s Heroes

This week the State Senate passed two resolutions, one honoring the members of the 147th Aviation Regiment of the Wisconsin Army National Guard and another honoring emergency medical service (EMS) professionals.  It is appropriate and important to recognize these individuals given the contributions they make and the impact they have on our lives and communities.…
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TB Test No Longer Required To Import Minnesota Cattle

Until recently, anyone importing cattle fromMinnesotawas required to test them for tuberculosis (TB).  This was a result of a TB-infected herd in 2005 that led the U.S Department of Agriculture to lowerMinnesota’s TB status and as a result,Wisconsinbegan imposing import requirements.  However, this month the USDA approved Minnesota’s application to restore their status as a…
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