regulations

GOP efforts to expand hunting irk opponents

Wis. Republicans push hunting expansion; opponents say GOP ignoring conservationists' concerns

Wisconsin outdoorsmen spent most of the last decade chafing at the state Department of Natural Resources, accusing the agency of ruining hunting with overly strict regulations.

Ordinance ups water height for Rock River no-wake rule

Board splits river into 3 sections based on activity levels

Soon, a new no-wake ordinance could up the measurement of high water before a slow-moving order would be enforced, which boaters like Bongiorno said would be good news.

Madison's fireworks regulations tight

Few firecrackers allowed within city limits

While fireworks may be the first thing to come to mind during the Fourth of July, Madison ordinance strictly prohibits certain kinds of pyrotechnics within its city limits.