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Lead presents a continuing health threat in communities across the U.S., and has lingered in homes and drinking water in Wisconsin.More
Phosphorus is one of the most important components in the ongoing struggle to balance agricultural prosperity with water quality. What scientists call "legacy phosphorus" — or "legacy P," a common abbreviation — exists in a sort of nutrient limbo.More
Traditional gardens require ample space, appropriate sunlight and an ongoing time commitment, but container gardening offers an alternative way to grow fresh fruits and vegetables with more limited resources.More
School districts in western Wisconsin, along with their counterparts across the state, are increasingly finding it hard to recruit and retain teachers.More
Over the course of 2016, Wisconsin began construction on more solar energy projects than in any other previous year.More
Cattle can often be seen grazing in meadows around Wisconsin, but they may also be finding their meals in wooded areas.More
Two years after an outbreak of avian influenza centered on the Upper Midwest infected birds at multiple poultry operations in Wisconsin, the disease may once again be posing a threat.More
When a federal policy change affects America's senior citizens, it's safe to say that rural Wisconsinites will feel it keenly.More
As many smaller Wisconsin communities face declining population and changing economic realities, people across the state are seeking opportunities for renewal.More
An effort by the city of Waukesha to source its drinking water from Lake Michigan is well over a decade in the making.More