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Road salt shortage hits snow-removal contractors

It's not hard to remember last year's harsh winter, but private construction companies are still feeling the aftereffects. Contractors are battling a shortage of road salt this season, on top of skyrocketing prices.

Plans in place to avoid another propane shortage

Cold winter, corn drying increased propane use by 14 percent last year

With the return of the polar vortex and temperatures plunging across much of the state officials, with the Wisconsin Propane Gas Association said they are better prepared to avoid the kind of shortages that plagued the region last winter.

Federal help coming to state for propane crisis

Governor, senator ask administration to assist state with propane shortage

The Obama administration is removing transportation restrictions that could slow the delivery of propane to Wisconsin. The move came in response to a request from Gov. Scott Walker.

State faces shortage of 20,000 nurses

Report: Significant number of nurses will retire in next 5 to 10 years

According to a Wisconsin Center for Nursing report, Wisconsin could see a shortage of 20,000 nurses by 2035.