WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: This winter has wiped out highway department's budget for snow-and-ice removal statewide
The brutal winter had Wisconsin highway departments spending their entire year's allotment and more on snow-and-ice removal. As a result, the state D-O-T will ask the Legislature to approve an extra 27-million dollars to cover the over-runs. Ashland County whipped through its entire 350-thousand dollar snow removal budget for the year -- plus 20-thousand more -- by March 31st.
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