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What flowering plant looks a lot like native phlox but blooms during early summer in Wisconsin? Dame's rocket is a widespread invasive species prized for its beauty in gardens but increasingly conspicuous in large stands along roadside ditches and forest edges around the state.
With peak tick season imminent in the upper Midwest, researchers are hopeful more people will download and use a free smartphone app that helps track and identify the tiny arachnids.
Wisconsin's name came from the Algonquian language family — spoken by tribes in Wisconsin like the Menominee, Ojibwe, Potawatomi and Mohican. But it certainly wasn't pronounced as it is today.
Tobacco used to be a major cash crop in Wisconsin, but today very few farms remain.
The annual Wisconsin Frog and Toad Survey covers about 100 roadside routes across the state, along which volunteers stop at 10 listening stations to document breeding calls from the amphibians.
When it comes to the political division between Republicans and Democrats, elections for Wisconsin Supreme Court often appear quite similar to races for the Legislature or Congress or governor or even President, even though these seats are technically non-partisan.
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State health officials say seasonal influenza has not peaked yet in Wisconsin and people can expect the illness to hang around through much of April.
Spring flooding is a familiar frustration around Wisconsin — it's about as expected as a dangerous blizzard striking in winter.
With daylight saving time back in place and warmer temperatures knocking at our door, spring is finally crawling toward Wisconsin.
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Hundreds of public safety messages are splashed on the electronic billboards over roadways across Wisconsin.