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Comparing population pyramids over time can explain a lot about what life is like in a place, as well as its economic and social challenges.
For many school children, the summer months mean a lack of adequate food, including a well-balanced school lunch on a daily basis.
Talk of political polarization — epitomized by the growing divide between Republicans and Democrats — is ubiquitous these days.
In 2018, blacks were four times as likely to be arrested as whites for marijuana possession in Wisconsin.
While 31 states saw decreases in their prison populations from 2017 to 2018, Wisconsin is not one of them.
Wisconsin's agricultural bounty is possible thanks in part to the state's voluminous supply of freshwater. At the same time, the use of this resource to grow crops and nourish livestock poses risks to the quality of these waters.
As recently as 2013, water levels on most of the Great Lakes were very low. But since 2014 the issue has been too much water, not too little.
Sometimes pollution is dramatic, like aerial footage of a 2011 coal ash pond collapse that sent toxic contents onto the beach and into Lake Michigan in Oak Creek, just south of Milwaukee.
In a world with a changing climate, just how accurate are hardiness zone maps, and how do their makers continue to ensure these tools are as useful as possible?
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.