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Higher Education Has Become a Partisan Issue

Higher Education Has Become a Partisan IssueJames Johnsen’s letter to the University of Alaska system went out like a flare. “It is with grave concern for the future of our university and our state that I share with you devastating news of the budget Gov. Mike Dunleavy released this morning,” Johnsen, the president of the system, wrote in the June 28 note to members of the university. The governor planned to cut $130 million from the school’s budget. Combined with a previous $5 million cut, that made for 41 percent of the system’s budget gone in one year.Johnsen implored the Alaskan legislature to override the veto. (The legislature, for its part, has struggled even to agree on a meeting location to vote on the override.) He wanted students, faculty, and staff to make the university’s case as well: to laud its programs, and emphasize its contributions to Alaska’s economy. But…


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Residents Brace for Hot, Steamy Week Across Wisconsin

Residents Brace for Hot, Steamy Week Across WisconsinFrom western Wisconsin to Milwaukee, Wisconsin is bracing for a week of hot and steamy weather that could produce severe weather. The National Weather Services says high temperatures will reach the upper-80s to lower-90s all week. Heat and humidity will give much of the state a “real… Click on Headline Above to Read Story. ….. Read More.WISCONSIN REPORT – People, Places, Politics Since 2002Mon, July 15, 20191 day ago


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From Wisconsin to the South Pole, here's a look back at IceCube's beginnings

From Wisconsin to the South Pole, here's a look back at IceCube's beginningsThe IceCube project, positioned below ice at the South Pole, detects neutrinos, the most elusive and lightest of all known particles. The project was established and run in large part with University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers.         ….. Read More.JOURNAL SENTINEL – General News | United States NewsTue, July 16, 20194 hours ago


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Images from the trial of Lori Esker, Wisconsin dairy princess turned murderer

Images from the trial of Lori Esker, Wisconsin dairy princess turned murdererImages from the trial of Lori Esker, the Wisconsin dairy princess convicted of murdering Lisa Cihaski, the girlfriend of Esker’s former boyfriend. Esker was released Tuesday, July 16, from prison.         ….. Read More.JOURNAL SENTINEL – General News | United States NewsTue, July 16, 20192 hours ago


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Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson Tells All On M&M

Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson Tells All On M&MGARYTALK.COM (GaryTapes No.1) – The first recording of conversations entered into the GaryTapes section of the GaryTalk.com website features a former, popular, Republican Wisconsin Governor, and a former Wood County, Wisconsin County Supervisor. During a career spanning from the mid-1960s until the year 2000, and beyond, Gary W. Morgan held thousands of broadcast radio, on-air […] ….. Read More.GARYTALK – Conversations & Commentary | This, That and The OtherSat, February 18, 20172 years ago


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Refunds coming to many Wisconsin utility customers

Refunds coming to many Wisconsin utility customersCustomers of the state’s four largest public utility companies should see refunds due to low energy costs in 2018. The Wisconsin State Journal reports that customers are due about $25 million in refunds, with the bulk of that money going to Madison Gas and Electric ratepayers. Officials from… Click on Headline Above to Read Story. ….. Read More.WISCONSIN REPORT – People, Places, Politics Since 2002Fri, July 12, 20194 days ago


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