185 results for author: Middle Wisconsin


Wauleco Wood Waste Burning Plan

Site investigation Work PlanWauleco Wood Waste BurningBRRTS#02-37-000006Wausau, WisconsinMarch 15, 2019Prepared for Wauleco, Inc.Prepared by TRC Environmental Corporation of Madison, WisconsinThis letter to the editor will highlight two sections of the 140-page Site Investigation Work Plan.Section 3 IntroductionSection 3.2 Purpose and Approach“The Purpose of this Site Investigation Work Plan (SI Work Plan) is to respond to the request in the WDNR letter to ‘address aerial deposition of contaminants associated with the combustion of wood waste generated at the facility.’ We understand that the Department’s concern associated ...

Women 4 Women

You are invited to Women 4 Women. Special guest is Matt Rothschild who will speak on the issues of Voting, Gerrymandering and Money in our Elections.Thursday, April 4, 20196:00-7:30 PMMarathon County Democratic Office833 South 3rd Avenue (enter on the Sherman St. side)Matt Rothschild is the executive director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign.Prior to joining the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign at the start of 2015, Matt worked at The Progressive magazine for 32 years. For most of those, he was the editor and publisher of The Progressive.While there, he wrote a book entitled You Have No Rights: Stories of ...

Pilgrimage To Peace

 “Pilgrimage to Peace” Panel on Israel and PalestineGreater Wausau AreaMonday, April 1 - Immanuel Lutheran Church, 6:30 p.m.630 Adams St.Obada ShtayehSuzann MollnerWausauTuesday, April 2 - YWCA, 6:30 p.m.613 5th St.WausauWednesday, April 3 – Holy Cross Clare Center, 6:30 p.m.1600 O’Day StreetMerrillAs part of a national tour by Churches for Middle East Peace (www.cmep.org), please join us for their panel presentation! Join Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP) staff Sara Burback, Director of Outreach and Alison Glick, Director of Development and Mobilization as they host a conversation with Obada Shtayeh from ...

JERRY APPS speaks about Civilian Conservation Corps

Well-known author Jerry Apps is launching his latest book, “The Civilian Conservation Corps in Wisconsin,” at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 7,at the Woodson History Center, 410 McIndoe St., Wausau.He will sign books and talk about what he learned while writing it. Please note the time, 1 p.m., which is different from other History Speaks presentationsThe Civilian Conservation Corps was a popular New Deal relief program from 1933 to 1942. The program hired young men to live in rustic camps while they planted trees, cut trails, and worked to reverse the effects of soil erosion.The book is the first comprehensive history of the CCC in Wisconsin. It ...

Getting Women Elected

You are invited to a Forum for Getting Women Elected.Monday, April. 8, 20196:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.YWCA613 N. 5th StreetWausau, WI 54403Sponsors are AAUW (American Association of University Women) Wausau Chapter and YWCA.(More information at YWCAWAUSAU.orgFeatured speakers will be Marathon County Democratic chair Nancy Stencil and Marathon County Republican chair Kevin Hermening.Stencil and Hermening will speak about women in politics. They will answer questions previously given to them. Lucy Harvey will monitor the questions/answers.After Stencil and Hermening have made their presentations, the audience may ask additional questions ...

Is Wisconsin’s Grey Wolf an endangered species?

On March 6, 2019 Middle Wisconsin received the following press release from Wisconsin State Senator Tom Tiffany (R Minocqua):Contact: Senator Tom Tiffany FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Phone: (608) 266-2509 March 6, 2019Senator Tiffany’s Statement on the Plan to Lift Wolf Protections MADISON, Wis. - State Senator Tom Tiffany (R-Minocqua) released this statement following reports the U.S. Department of Interior plans to lift endangered species protections:“I absolutely agree with Secretary Bernhardt’s decision to remove endangered species protections for the gray wolf. For several years, the state’s wolf population has gone unmanaged. Many of ...

Getting Women Elected


There is Hope

What are the legal limits to using corporate money to finance presidential campaigns? Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shows the broken campaign finance laws. Watch the video here.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h810bO-4LIs#action=share

GREEN NEW DEAL RESOLUTION

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortex and Senator Ed Markey released a non-binding resolution that would “recognize the duty of the federal government to create a Green New Deal.”The phrase “Green New Deal” quickly trended on social media, and the resolution garnered support from dozens of Democratic members of Congress, including Democratic presidential candidates.Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) is encouraged that Green New Deal supporters have raised the urgency of climate change in the media and within the halls of Congress. “The Green New Deal has clearly infused energy and momentum into moving forward on climate solutions,” said CCL ...

WHAT DOES FUTURE HOLD FOR POPULAR FISH IN WISCONSIN?

Temperatures in Wisconsin lakes have been rising steadily over the past several years. This presents serious consequences for the fish population.Frank Pratt, retired DNR fisheries biologist, and the Citizens’ Climate Lobby, hosted by the Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service, will hold a series of presentations throughout central Wisconsin to discuss the phenomenon. Events will be held on the following dates and locations: February 26, 7 p.m., UW Center for Civic Engagement, Wausau February 27, 6:30 pm, Mead Wildlife Center, Milladore February 28, 6 p.m., TB Scott Library, MerrillAfter a 37-year career with the DNR, Pratt ...