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As one of the state's largest industries and the core of its Cheesehead identity, dairy production is heavily dependent on immigrant workers.More
Summer means cream puffs and rides on a Tilt-A-Whirl for many fairgoers, but people also enjoy the thrill of competition as the culmination of months of energy on a wide variety of projects.More
Local governments across Wisconsin face an open question of how they'll pay for ongoing lead pipe replacement efforts.More
Wisconsin is quietly becoming a regional powerhouse in fish and shrimp farming, an industry that supplies about half of the seafood people eat around the world.More
An international group of geneticists, epidemiologists and public health researchers based in Australia, France and the U.S. teamed up to study a pathogen after it caused a small but deadly outbreak of illnesses in Wisconsin.More
Political narratives in the United States often rely on the ideas of "rural" and "urban" as distinct and diametrically opposed places in conflict.More
Law enforcement officers, emergency medical workers and lab technicians are trained to minimize their exposure to dangerous substances. The increasing use of powerful opioids — which are dangerous to inhale or even touch in very small amounts — is adding unpredictability to these risks.More
Timber has long been a contentious issue in the trade relationship between the United States and Canada.More
A diverse array of potent synthetic drugs are becoming more prominent in the opioid crisis, creating difficulties for medical investigators and public health officials.More
An ongoing rash of illegal harvesting in northern stretches of Minnesota and Wisconsin is helping hasten the decline of the region's paper birch trees.More