Planning a wedding? Budgeting, good communication are key

Contact Mary Geissler, (715)726-7950, mary.geissler@ces.uwex.edu Chippewa Falls, Wis.—One of the most enduring causes for a celebration is a wedding. The tight economy has meant that wedding spending is down according to some news sources, but it’s still not unusual for couples and families to spend $20,000 or more. Mary Geissler, UW-Extension family living educator in […]

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Study: Wisconsin municipalities under fiscal stress before proposed budget changes

Contact: Steven Deller, 608-263-6251, scdeller@wisc.edu or Craig Maher, 920-424-7304, maher@uwosh.edu Madison, Wis.– A newly published study reports that Wisconsin municipalities have continuously faced financial stress, even before proposed changes to state budget policies related to intergovernmental aids. The study, titled “How Stressed are Wisconsin Cities and Villages?” was conducted in partnership with researchers from Cooperative […]

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