The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the Kirtland's warbler is being removed from the federal endangered species list. The yellow-bellied songbird nests in the young jack pines of northern Michigan, Wisconsin and Ontario.
The Wisconsin Senate has approved a package of bills to combat Lyme disease. The bills would require the DNR to post Lyme disease warnings on state land, sell insect repellent at state parks and create a tick-borne disease study committee.