Monthly Archives: July 2011

Wausau Paper to draw down section of Wisconsin River to repair Mosinee dam

Wausau Papers is planning to have the Wisconsin River drawn 3 feet in the next several weeks to replace the flashboards that release water during floods and storms. The exact date has not yet been released; however, Wausau Papers will … Continue reading

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New Dean at The Schoold of Freshwater Science at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

The incoming dean, David Garman, is taking the School of Freshwater Science at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, to whole new heights. The new graduate school is the first graduate school within the US to  study the issues that … Continue reading

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Milwaukee leads pack in jobs growth

 Recent statistics show that the Milwaukee Metro area takes the lead in job growth (faster than 20 other metro areas like Chicago, San Antonio, Raleigh, Columbus, Portland and San Jose). In May alone, the Milwaukee job market increased by 2.39% … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Ranked #13 in Creation of Green Jobs

Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program recently released their study on national and regional green jobs. A “green” economy is considered a low carbon economy and is defined as the economy that produces goods and services with an environmental benefit, and … Continue reading

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Project Update: UW-Oshkosh

The construction phase of the UW Oshkosh Heating Plant Repairs has begun.  With final completion in November 2011, a phased startup is planned. We will follow up on this story in the following months. -JY

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