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The Great Recession disrupted not only economic and employment patterns, but demographic trends as well.
The traditional way to track wolves involves setting traps, sedating and then radio-collaring individual animals. While effective, this approach is time intensive and expensive, and entails risks for the animals.
Wisconsinites encountering spiders they might find threatening often wonder if they've found either a brown recluse or black widow spider.
For people who raise chickens for themselves, the taste and texture of a recently collected egg is one of the perks.
As consumer interest in knowing where their food comes from continues to rise, livestock farmers are juggling the most effective ways to raise their animals that also satisfies demand for specialty products.
The modern cranberry harvest in Wisconsin is made possible, in no small part, by the work of pollinators during the summer months.
When the Supreme Court of the United States returned a closely-followed case on redistricting in Wisconsin to a lower court, the majority's decision suggested that they did not completely accept a specific metric of gerrymandering known as the efficiency gap.
At a glance, Wisconsin's legislative district maps in place since 2011 do not reveal districts with the bizarre shapes and outlines that are classic markers of gerrymandering schemes. But a closer examination of the state's Assembly districts reveals a more sophisticated approach to this electoral stratagem.
Whether they are baked into a pie, folded into pancakes or eaten fresh, blueberries are a perennial favorite that tempt many gardeners with visions of growing their own bountiful supply of sweet indigo globules.
A Wisconsin appeals court upheld a ruling approving the Badger-Coulee transmission line that spans the state from La Crosse to Madison. UW-Madison engineering professor Chris DeMarco discusses how transmission lines work and the state's energy needs.