Latest DNR Stories

2011-04-20 08:37:21

Surgical patients with do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders appear to be at a higher risk for poor surgical outcomes, according to a new study.

2008-09-02 00:00:12

By Sean Ryan Unless something unexpected crops up, New Berlin's application to buy Lake Michigan water should gain state approval. "I'm certainly not aware of any new problematic issues," said Todd Ambs, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Water Division administrator.

2008-08-25 03:00:26

By Reinsch, Lee Marie Eight years into the cleanup of the lower Fox River, tons of toxins have been removed, and proponents of clean water see light at the end of the culvert.

2008-08-11 21:00:25

By PAMELA WOOD and LIAM FARRELL Staff Writers The Department of Natural Resources is under renewed scrutiny for spending Program Open Space money on indoor recreation projects such as the county's new aquatics center in Glen Burnie.

2008-07-03 18:00:00

By T.J. GREANEY A recent round of water-quality testing at the Lake of the Ozarks indicates that five of 53 coves tested positive for high levels of E. coli bacteria. This is the second E. coli test this year, and both have shown unsafe bacteria levels in certain parts of the lake.

2008-06-20 03:00:00

By Lee Bergquist and Don Behm, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 20--Rains and widespread flooding earlier this month prompted 161 Wisconsin communities to discharge hundreds of millions of gallons of untreated sewage into waterways, the state Department of Natural Resources said.

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