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City of New Berlin seeks funding from the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program to make improvements to its public drinking water system
NEW BERLIN, Wis.-The City of New Berlin has applied for a Safe Drinking Water Loan to fund improvements to the city's public drinking water system. The project entails replacement of water mains and valves on 162nd Street to restore a looped distribution system at the intersection of 162nd Street and Overland Drive.
Central Office
Friday, December 15, 2017 4:34:28 p.m.
Village of Lone Rock requests funding from the state's Safe Drinking Water Loan Program to pay for improvements to village public drinking water system
LONE ROCK, Wis.-- The Village of Lone Rock has applied to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources for funding through the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program to make improvements to its public drinking water system. The project entails replacing streets and water mains on Union Street, Commercial Street, County Line Road, and Fireman Lane in the Village of Lone Rock distribution system.
Central Office
Friday, December 15, 2017 4:22:46 p.m.
Public encouraged to comment on City of Greenwood's Safe Drinking Water Loan application to make changes to its public drinking water system
GREENWOOD, Wis.- The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is soliciting public comments regarding its preliminary decision that no further environmental analysis is needed before the City of Greenwood can proceed with funding the city's proposed improvements with a loan from the Safe Drinking Water Loan Program.
Central Office
Friday, December 15, 2017 4:10:28 p.m.
Department of Natural Resources makes preliminary decision that environmental review is not required of public drinking water improvements proposed by the Village of Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH, Wis.- The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has made a preliminary determination that no further environmental analysis is needed before proceeding with funding a public drinking water improvement project by the Village of Ellsworth.
Central Office
Friday, December 15, 2017 4:00:30 p.m.
Village of Belleville applies for Safe Drinking Water loan to make improvements to drinking water system
BELLEVILLE, Wis.- The Village of Belleville has applied for funding from the Safe Drinking Water Loan program. The funding will be used for the construction of a municipal well and well house No. 3 within the Village of Belleville distribution system.
Central Office
Friday, December 15, 2017 3:44:13 p.m.
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Head to Horicon in January for family-friendly events
HORICON, Wis. - Anyone interested in enjoying Wisconsin's winter weather is encouraged to visit Horicon Marsh this January for a candlelight hike and other family-friendly events.

Central Office
Friday, December 15, 2017 12:30:39 p.m.
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Holiday hunt for select Farmland Zone units begins Dec. 24
MADISON - Hunters can look forward to additional deer hunting opportunities during late archery and crossbow seasons, as well as the antlerless-only "holiday hunt" in select deer management units.

Central Office
Thursday, December 14, 2017 2:51:20 p.m.
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More than 30 candlelight events scheduled this winter at Wisconsin state parks, forests and trails

[EDITOR'S ADVISOR: This news release has been updated with the addition of a snowshoe hike Feb. 9 at the MacKenzie Center.]

MADISON - Now that cold temperatures have finally arrived in Wisconsin, all that is needed are some good snowfalls to get trails ready for the more than 30 candlelight events scheduled for this winter at Wisconsin state park, forest, recreation area and trail properties.

Weekly News
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 12:54:19 p.m.
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Release of additional pheasants for holiday season provides opportunity to spend time with family and friends pursuing upland birds
MADISON - Bird hunters will have another option to beat cabin fever in December when the Department of Natural Resources releases nearly 1,500 additional pheasants on five public properties before the holiday season.

Weekly News
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 12:54:19 p.m.
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Endangered Kirtland's warbler increases numbers and nests in Wisconsin

10 years of nest monitoring, protection and habitat work by DNR and partners pay off

MADISON - Ten years after Kirtland's warblers were first documented in Wisconsin, populations of the songbird have increased and their range is expanding through the efforts of state, federal and local partners to increase and manage the endangered bird and its habitat in the state. ,

Weekly News
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 12:54:19 p.m.
Last revised: Monday, December 11, 2017

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