Technology

DNR sets up new outdoor activity database

Online database links directly to DNR's customer call center

The state Department of Natural Resources has created a new database designed to help people find out where they can pursue their favorite outdoor activities.

App service stopped after sex assault reports

Man charged last week

The makers of a mobile app have shut part of it down after reports that at least three child sexual assaults were set up through the service, including one in Wisconsin.

App service stopped after sex assault reports

Man charged last week

The makers of a mobile app have shut part of it down after reports that at least three child sexual assaults were set up through the service, including one in Wisconsin.

NOAA Wisconsin radio system complete

27 weather warning stations cover most of state

It's been more than 40 years since the first weather radio station went on the air in Wisconsin. And, now National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's weather warning radio system is complete.

NOAA Wisconsin radio system complete

27 weather warning stations cover most of state

It's been more than 40 years since the first weather radio station went on the air in Wisconsin. And, now National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's weather warning radio system is complete.

Deadline for no-call list approaches

Thursday is the deadline to get phone numbers to Wisconsin's no call list to protect them from receiving unsolicited telemarketing phone calls and text messages.

More Wisconsinites using phone subsidies

The number of low-income people using phone and Internet subsidies has grown significantly in Wisconsin, according to state offiicals.State regulators speculate that increased awareness about the subsidies and continued struggles with the economy are the primary reasons participation grew nearly 50 percent from 2010 to 2011.

Webcam makes hawk family worldwide sensation

Five red-tailed hawks in Wisconsin have become worldwide reality stars.Two parents and three chicks live in a nest on a ledge at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.School officials set up a webcam last month, thinking the local community might enjoy watching the chicks develop. However, bird enthusiasts began sharing the web link, and now thousands of viewers are logging on every day from across the U.S., Europe and Asia.The webcam provides a crystal-clear view of the nest and the downy-covered chicks. One or both parents are usually in the frame as well. If they're lucky, viewers might catch a glimpse of the parents serving up mice, rabbits or squirrels.UW-Madison information-technology worker John Lalande said he's pleasantly surprised by how popular the webcam has become.To see hawks, visit this website.