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A diverse array of potent synthetic drugs are becoming more prominent in the opioid crisis, creating difficulties for medical investigators and public health officials.
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In 1979, Milly Zantow and friend Jenny Ehl cashed in their life insurance policies and bought a commercial plastics grinder for $5,000 to start E-Z Recycling.
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.
Farm to school is simple in concept but complex in execution.
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A national study looks at how well the flu vaccine prevents death in children ages 18 and younger.
A glut of milk and cheese has had the dairy industry struggling with lower and more volatile prices for a several years. Now there's growing price uncertainty on the horizon for soybean growers.
Silvopasture is the practice of planting feed and grazing animals like cows, sheep or poultry in managed forest lands. It's a type of agroforestry that helps landowners provide livestock sheltered space, preserve soil quality and generate income from surplus forage and harvested trees.
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Employers Mutual was founded in Wausau in 1911 shortly after the nation's first workers compensation law was passed in Wisconsin.
School districts in western Wisconsin, along with their counterparts across the state, are increasingly finding it hard to recruit and retain teachers.
As many smaller Wisconsin communities face declining population and changing economic realities, people across the state are seeking opportunities for renewal.