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  Wisconsin
The state is bordered by the Montreal River; Lake Superior and Michigan to the north; by Lake Michigan to the east; by Illinois to the south; and by Iowa and Minnesota to the west.
As of 2004, there are 229,800 foreign-born residents in the state (4.2% of the state population), and an estimated 41,000 undocumented workers living in the state, accounting for 18% of the foreign-born population.
Citizens of Wisconsin are referred to as Wisconsinites, although a common nickname (sometimes used pejoratively) among non-residents is "Cheeseheads," because of the prevalence and quality of cheesemaking in the state.
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  Wisconsin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During the boom it appeared that southwest Wisconsin might become the population center of the state, and Belmont was briefly the state capital.
Citizens of Wisconsin are referred to as Wisconsinites, although a common nickname (sometimes used pejoratively) among non-residents is "Cheeseheads," due to the prevalence and quality of cheesemaking in the state.
The state is bordered by the Montreal River, Lake Superior and Michigan to the north, by Lake Michigan to the east, by Illinois to the south, and by Iowa and Minnesota to the west.
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 Wisconsin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Wisconsin is the 23rd largest state of the United States, (54,314 square miles) and 18th greatest population (5,453,896 as of 2002).
Known as "The Dairy State", Wisconsin is also known for beer, cheese, and many festivals, such as Summerfest and the EAA Oshkosh Airshow.
Wisconsin's political history encompasses, on the one hand, Fighting Bob La Follette and the Progressive movement; and on the other, Joe McCarthy, the anti-communist "witch-hunter" of the 1950s.
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 World Almanac for Kids
WISCONSIN, one of the East North Central states of the U.S., bordered on the N by Lake Superior and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, on the E by Lake Michigan, on the S by Illinois, and on the W by Iowa and Minnesota.
Wisconsin, with an area of 169,653 sq km (65,503 sq mi), is the 23d largest state in the U.S.; 5.4% of the land area is owned by the federal government.
Wisconsin’s Indians became increasingly dependent on the trade and were inevitably drawn into the imperial wars of the late 1700s, fighting in the French and Indian War (1754–63) and on the side of the British during the American Revolution.
www.worldalmanacforkids.com /explore/states/wisconsin.html   (4628 words)

  
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United States, (54,314 square miles) and 18th greatest population (5,453,896 as of 2002).
Known as "The Dairy State", Wisconsin is mainly known for cheese.
During the 2004 presidential election, Wisconsin was considered a "swing" state due to its residents being relatively equally split between voting for candidates in the
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 Wisconsin State Wildlife Policy: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
The states must also assume responsibility for conserving these wild animals and plants and restricting the taking, possession, transportation, processing or sale of endangered or threatened wild animals and plants within their jurisdictions to assure their continued survival and propagation for the aesthetic, recreational and scientific purposes of future generations.
Wisconsin endangered species shall be compiled by issuing a proposed list of species approaching state-wide extirpation; that of threatened species by issuing a proposed list of species which appear likely, within the foreseeable future, to become endangered.
An endangered species which enters the state from another state or country to be transported within or beyond the state may enter without restriction in accordance with a federal or state permit.
ipl.unm.edu /cwl/statbook/wiscon.html   (1845 words)

  
 A-Z Categories of Topics - WDNR
Wisconsin state parks, forests, and recreation areas are as varied as the areas around them--there are forests, prairies, lakes, rivers, hills, and valleys.
Wisconsin State Natural Areas are the last remaining vestiges of our native landscape and include geological formations, archaeological sites, undisturbed or recovered natural features, and refuges for rare plants and animals.
All Wisconsin state parks and forests have picnic areas, and nearly all are accessible to people with disabilities.
www.dnr.state.wi.us /topics/category.asp?CID=1&searchall=1   (2053 words)

  
 Wisconsin Stautes and Annotations - Revisor of Statutes Bureau
Wisconsin Stautes and Annotations - Revisor of Statutes Bureau
Chapters are listed here under subject matter heads, corresponding to the former Titles, which were eliminated in the 1979 session of the Wisconsin Legislature.
University of Wisconsin hospitals and clinics authority PDF Folio Infobase
www.legis.state.wi.us /rsb/Statutes.html   (594 words)

  
 Wisconsin: Life's So Good.
Whether you enjoy such all-time favorites as camping, biking, boating, hiking, picnicking or just hitting the beach, there is a state park or trail just for you.
Wisconsin state parks, forests, and recreation areas and trails offer more than 1,200 miles of scenic trails available for horseback riding.
The list doesn't end with these suggestions so be sure to search for more bike trails on our "Things to Do" page or order our free Wisconsin Biking Guide.
www.travelwisconsin.com /seasons/summer_parksandtrails.htm   (476 words)

  
 North Shore State Parks Lake Superior, Minnesota
From Jay Cook to Grand Portage, the nine State Parks are true gems of Minnesota's North Shore.
State Park Permit All vehicles entering a state park must display a valid Minnesota State Park vehicle permit which must be affixed to the lower right hand corner of the windshield.
Flotation Devices In a state park, while in the water, use of air mattresses, inner tubes or other flotation devices that are not approved by the Coast Guard is prohibited except when used in an area specifically designated for that use.
www.northshorestateparks.com   (960 words)

  
 Wisconsin State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In four sections surrounding the shield are representations of the states main industries: Agriculture, mining, manufacturing and navigation.
The flag law was amended in 1979 to include the name of the state and the date of statehood.
Narrow Lake Superior lowland plain met by Northern highland, which slopes gently to the sandy crescent central plain; Western upland in the southwest; three broad parallel limestone ridges running north-south are seperated by wide and shallow lowland in the south-east.
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 Wisconsin
Wisconsin, bordered by the states of Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan and Illinois, as well as Lakes Michigan and Superior, has been part of United States territory since the end of the American Revolution; the Wisconsin Territory (which included parts of other current states) was formed on July 3, 1836.
Wisconsin ratified its constitution on March 13, 1848, and was admitted to the Union on May 29, 1848, as the 30th state.
Wisconsin's estate tax is decoupled from the federal estate tax laws; therefore the state imposes its own estate tax on certain large estates [2].
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 Research in state parks: Minnesota DNR
Shea is one of dozens of scientists who use Minnesota state parks as living laboratories for research spanning the spectrum from archaeology to zoology.
For Anderson, state parks are perfect because his study requires trees that predate turn-of-the-century fires and logging.
"State parks tend to be some of the best areas for locating older stands of white pine because they?ve been under protection for longer periods of time," he says.
www.dnr.state.mn.us /parks_recreation/research.html   (1239 words)

  
 Wisconsin Attractions: State Parks, Forests and Recreation Areas
It is the only state park with a swimming pool, which is equipped with a lift for persons with disabilities.
On State Park Rd, 2 miles S of SR 114, 9 miles SE of Appleton, Sherwood, Calumet County.
State officials envision that much of the 2,780-acre park will be used for silent sports including hunting, fishing, hiking, non-motorized boating and primitive camping.
www.wisconline.com /attractions/parks.html   (3990 words)

  
 Wisconsin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
One of the periods of glaciation was also termed the Wisconsin glaciation.
During the 2004 presidential election, Wisconsin was considered a "swing" state due to its residents being relatively equally split between voting for candidates in the Democratic Party and Republican Party.
The 5 largest religious denominations in Wisconsin are Roman Catholic (30%), Lutheran (24%), Methodist (7%), Baptist (6%), "Christian" (5%).
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/W/Wisconsin.htm   (774 words)

  
 Wisconsin Guide to Local Hotels, Lodging, Restaurants, Real Estate, Car Rentals and Area Information
Wisconsin is known far and wide as the "Cheese State." This is due in part to the National Football Team the Green Bay Packers.
Wisconsin is also known for its great beers.
From Lake Michigan to the Amherst Mill Pond Wisconsin's lakes are filled with fish, history and shipwrecks.
www.wisconsin.com   (283 words)

  
 Dane County Parks Department
Goodland is one of the oldest county parks.
The 140-acre Lussier Park was made possible by a significant donation from John H. Lussier and the assistance of the Natural Heritage Land Trust (formerly the Dane County Natural Heritage Foundation) and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
It was too small for development as a State Park so the property was passed on to the Dane County Parks as a natural resource area.
www.countyofdane.com /lwrd/parks/parklist.asp   (3663 words)

  
 Wisconsin Fast Facts and Trivia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Wisconsin's Door County has five state parks and 250 miles of shoreline along Lake Michigan.
Potosi is the Catfish Capital of the state.
Wisconsin is the dairy capital of the United States.
www.50states.com /facts/wisconsin.htm   (691 words)

  
 WSAW | DNR Cuts Could Hurt State Parks
Wisconsin's state parks and trails are visited almost 14 million times each year, but one group fears that attendance could take a hit if these job cuts are passed through.
The "Friends of Wisconsin State Parks" helps support the state parks through fundraising, volunteering, and filling in the gaps where past budget cuts have thinned out full-time staff.
On average, the state park system only has about two full time staff members for each of the 94 parks or trails, and these parks could end up losing a lot more than just jobs.
www.wsaw.com /home/headlines/1140072.html   (300 words)

  
 KeysDAN - State of Wisconsin - WI
The Wisconsin area, bordered by the current-day states of Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan and Illinois, as well as Lakes Michigan and Superior, has been part of United States territory since the end of the American Revolution; the Wisconsin Territory (which included parts of other current states) was formed on July 3, 1836.
Wisconsin ratified its constitution March 13, 1848 and was admitted to the Union on May 29, 1848 as the thirtieth state.
Wisconsin's rural economy was originally based on furs; in the 19th century, emphasis shifted to mining, lumber, farming, dairy, and tourism.
www.keysdan.com /State_of_Wisconsin.htm   (4077 words)

  
 Exploring Wisconsin Our Home - Educational Communications Board
The State Cartographer's Office provides information for people interested in mapping in Wisconsin, including geographic statistics about Wisconsin and a map of notable state features.
From the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation, Wisconsin Agriculture in the Classroom provides facts, statistics, hands-on activities, and resources about farming in the Badger State.
From the Library of Congress, American Memory is a gateway to primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States.
www.ecb.org /exploring/library.htm   (1263 words)

  
 Rustic Style Architecture in Minnesota State Parks
The park buildings and structures were constructed of local basalt stone, which was probably quarried near the boundary of the park at a site where Highway 8 cut through a section of rock in 1931.
This area of the park was developed along a rocky gorge that rises perpendicularly up to thirty feet from the water's edge.
Interstate State Park is one of the oldest parks in the state.
www.mnhs.org /places/nationalregister/stateparks/Interst.html   (469 words)

  
 Wisconsin Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Hillwind Farm Bed and Breakfast - Victorian farmhouse with four guestrooms, private baths, double whirlpools, fireplaces, and balconies is located in Plymouth, Wisconsin near Kohler and Sheboygan.
Another nickname is "Badgers," after the state's nickname and school mascot of the University of Wisconsin.
In 2004, John Kerry narrowly won the state's 10 electoral votes by a margin of 0.4 percentage points and 49.7% of the vote.
popularityguide.com /encyclopedia/Wisconsin   (2497 words)

  
 Amusement Parks in Wisconsin @ Wisconsin Visitor's Guide -Best Bet on the Net For The Whole Family!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Wisconsin Dells offers unique scenic beauty as well as over 80 attractions that thrill, delight, entertain and educate.
Park has main pavilion with fast food restaurant; restrooms; telephone; first aid; two concession stands; souvenir stand; seven picnic shelters available for rent; softball diamonds; picnic tables.
Cost of Wisconsin Since 1957, COST has been constructing rock and waterfeatures, sculptures, themed facades and architectural panels for zoos, museums, theme parks and other themed venues.
discover-net.net /~webworld/WisconsinAmusementParks.html   (1300 words)

  
 Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
State researchers will be checking the traps every other week through August to look for the presence of the emerald ash borer.
Wisconsin's state humane officer has a few tips to keep pets cool.
Wisconsin's TB-free status is vital to keep livestock markets open to us in the U.S. and abroad.
datcp.state.wi.us   (268 words)

  
 GuruNet — Content Map
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 Campground Details - WYALUSING STATE PARK, Wi - ReserveAmerica
No beach at the park, but there is a public beach (Wyalusing Recreation Area) located 2 miles south of the park.
No out of state or Wisconsin firewood from more than fifty miles outside any Wisconsin State Parks and Forest property will be allowed to be brought onto the property.
Wyalusing State Park is located just south of the city of Prairie Du Chien at the confluence of the Wisconsin and Mississippi rivers.
www.wisconsinstateparks.reserveamerica.com /jsp/commonpage.jsp?goto=/usa/wi/wyas/newindex.html   (322 words)

  
 Wisconsin State Guide and CA Yellow Pages at SuperPages.com
Rich in natural resources, modern conservation concepts took strong root here; Wisconsin's 15,000 lakes and 2,200 streams are teeming with fish, and millions of acres of its publicly owned forest are abundant with game.
Wisconsin is famous for the breweries of Milwaukee, great universities, forests, paper mills, dairy products, and diverse vacation attractions.
Wisconsin is the birthplace of the statewide primary election law, worker's compensation law, unemployment compensation, and many other reforms that have since been widely adopted.
www.superpages.com /cities/unitedstates/WI.html   (158 words)

  
 Wisconsin National Register of Historic Places   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Wisconsin History Explorer uses National Register properties to tell stories about Wisconsin people and communities.
Examples of listed properties include historic districts, individual buildings, parks, bridges, locomotives, and archaeological sites.
Note that the majority of properties listed on the National Register are privately owned and are not open to the public.
www.wisconsinhistory.org /hp/register   (120 words)

  
 Parks & Forests With Camping - WDNR
These Wisconsin State parks and forests have campsites.
Click on a park or forest name for more information about it, or see "Pick a Park" for a table showing more features.
For more information, ask Wisconsin State Parks, (608) 266-2181.
www.dnr.state.wi.us /org/land/parks/reservation/campingparks.html   (51 words)

  
 Midwest RV Sites - RVing-The Midwest Connection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The following is a list of the campgrounds in the Midwest of which we have accumulated data.
This is located directly under the state name, at the top of the campground listing for the state.
If you find an RV park or campground not listed above, that you think may be of interest to others, please complete the form below and we will be happy to add it to this page.
www.rvingthemidwestconnection.com /mwrvsites.htm   (1607 words)

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