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 Our Goal:    "Clean, Healthy and Safe Water for Lake Memonin, Tainter Lake and the Red Cedar River Basin"

 

News & Events JUN 26th

Board grills DNR officials about staffing & enforcement

Citing concerns about staffing and lagging enforcement at the Department of Natural Resources, members of a citizens board grilled officials on Wednesday in the wake of a critical audit that detailed shortcomings in the agency's water regulation programs.

The state's Legislative Audit Bureau found backlogs in the DNR's wastewater program for factories, municipalities and large farms. It also found that the agency issued only a small percentage of violation notices for the cases reviewed.

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Local News JUL 27th

Girls to be tried as adults in Slender Man attack

MADISON (AP) — A Wisconsin state appeals court ruled Wednesday that two girls accused of trying to kill their classmate in an attempt to please the fictional horror character Slender Man should be tried as adults....

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