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BC Organics Bioenergy Digester Proposal In-Progress

The Public Service Commission has approved a $15 million grant for the construction of a bioenergy system in Brown County. The system will produce renewable natural gas from dairy-farm manure and other waste, reducing the need to spread raw manure and protecting supplies of groundwater and surface water in northeast Wisconsin, according to a news release. BC Organics’ bioenergy project ... Read More »

Students Protest Enbridge’s Line 3 Replacement

The Enbridge Energy company wants to replace the aging Line 3 with a new oil pipeline on a new route across northern Minnesota to Superior, WI. State regulators have started a series of 18 public hearings around Minnesota on whether or not to allow Enbridge Energy to construct a new oil pipeline to replace the Line 3 pipeline. The administrative ... Read More »

Get Outdoors with inTents!

inTents is a University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point student organization which has just begun this semester. The organization focuses on taking members on camping trips within the Wisconsin region. On their SPIN page, the group describes themselves as, “an organization that caters to the UWSP students who are nature enthusiasts, camping enthusiasts, and want to help those to excel in their ... Read More »

Dive into Great Lakes with Divepoint Scuba

The small town of Stevens Point may seem an unlikely place for a dive shop to call home however, Bob and Carrie Butt, owners of Divepoint Scuba think otherwise. “You know we’ve got a lot of lakes, a lot of places to dive in Wisconsin, actually more lakes than Minnesota, Minnesota’s the land of 10,000 lakes and actually Wisconsin has ... Read More »

Campus still in Transition period with AccesSPoint

Degree Progress Reports are the latest obstacle in the transition from myPoint to AccesSPoint. Stevens Point joins the other Universities of Wisconsin in using the program, Campus Solutions. AccesSPoint is a part of a program called Campus Solutions, which is used all over the UW-System. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is the last college to implement Campus Solutions. “The UW ... Read More »

No Need to Fear, the University is Here

As of June 30, 2018, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will no longer be carrying the Geography and Geology Department. UWSP has embarked on a new journey regarding losing and gaining majors for the ever growing needs of students here on campus. Enrollment in the last four years has decreased 15 percent. In the 10 county high school regions surrounding ... Read More »

What You Need to Know about DACA

Starting in early September, President Trump ordered an end to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, a program established by the Obama Administration. DACA, is a policy that protects undocumented immigrants under the age of 16. The children are eligible to receive a renewable two-year period of deferred action from deportation and could also be eligible for a work permit. Those ... Read More »

Door County May Soon Host a National Park

Door County could see a national park in their neighborhood if the Friends of the Grand Traverse Islands have their way. The Grand Traverse Islands are a series of islands which make up the “thumb” of Wisconsin, starting at Washington Island and going north towards Michigan. The proposal calls for 7,047 acres of the islands, and some parts of the ... Read More »

Football Team Looking to Build on Momentum Heading into Conference Play

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point holds an undefeated record, 3-0, this season and is led by the dynamic duo of seniors Jerry Williams and Ryan Swigart as the team looks to steamroll the competition with conference play ahead. As of Sept. 25, the Pointers have scored 108 points, while holding opponents to 80. Swigart, UWSP’s starting quarterback, has tossed nine ... Read More »

Go Headless Over Sleepy Hollow – Review: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

You can thank Washington Irving for the most iconic of all the characters you’ll see traipsing through the woods on All Hollow’s Eve. While “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” does not take place on Halloween, The Headless Horseman has become a hallmark of the holiday, all thanks to the American author, Washington Irving. Though the 12,000-word short story was originally ... Read More »