A recent traffic crash in Fitchburg claimed the lives of four young men, and the driver has been tentatively charged with four counts of homicide by drunken driving. According to a national survey, Wisconsin leads the nation in drunken driving.
Compared to the devastating tornadoes that have ripped through Joplin and Tuscaloosa and other southern communities, Wisconsin has managed to avoid the high fatalities. But the Barneveld tornado killed nine and injured more than 200 on June 8, 1984. Learn more about Wisconsin twisters at InfoLink.
It’s that time of year where traveling even a short distance can become a major adventure due to bad weather. Wisconsin InfoLink can help you prepare for or avoid those hassles with its links to driving and weather conditions.
BadgerLink — the state’s online full-text library collections — now has access to five years of complete PDF pages from more than 250 Wisconsin newspapers, dailies and weeklies. This is a major breakthrough for those of you who need to search back issues of newspapers, as very few weeklies have any searchable archives and most dailies have extremely poor ones.