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UW-Madison researchers are helping extend the science behind the farm to table movement. Its idea is to source more food from local farms to improve nutritional opportunities and local economies.
The Badger Army Ammunition Plant in Sauk County was once the world's largest military propellant manufacturing facility, and contamination problems linger. Now, the Wisconsin DNR, U.S. Department of Agriculture and Ho-Chunk Nation are planning the future of the site.
As medications and personal care products pile up in people's medicine cabinets, they are also increasingly making their way into water supplies, accumulating over time in tiny increments.
Since the Great Recession, more people have been migrating out of Wisconsin than moving into the state — a pattern contrary to Minnesota and Iowa.
Waukesha scored a victory with the historic June 21, 2016 agreement to let the Milwaukee suburb draw 8.2 million gallons per day of drinking water from Lake Michigan. But following a years-long negotiation, both the state of Wisconsin and city of Waukesha had to make some concessions.
A first of-its-kind vote at Great Lakes Compact hearing approved a diversion of water from Lake Michigan to supply the city of Waukesha.
For Erik Olson, an assistant professor of natural resources at Northland College in Ashland, the biggest weakness in Wisconsin's policy toward wolves hasn’t been any one particular policy decision.
For well over a year, Wisconsin has been in a holding pattern about how the state should pay for building and repairing roads.
Bruce Johnson has put a great deal of time and money into changing the way he uses energy — his house on the east side of Madison sports three rooftop solar-panel installations.
Madison Alder Shiva Bidar-Sielaff (left) and Police Chief Mike Koval (right) speak about police oversight on Wisconsin Public Television's "Here And Now."
To watch Madison Police Chief Mike Koval and Alder Shiva Bidar-Sielaff, one might not immediately recognize the escalating tensions between the department and other portions of the city government.