Archives

Shared via
WPT
Debrell Carr is a 13-year-old at Verona Area High School who started the organization Building Bosses to help encourage youth to help solve problems in their communities and get involved with entrepreneurship.
UW journalism professor Chris Wells studied the Donald Trump's relationship with the media, and says the Republican presidential nominee has mastered using both traditional and social media to his advantage.
Farms that raise animals — be they poultry, pigs, cows or other livestock — are growing. But whether smaller farms are simply updated with modern technologies or are concentrated animal feeding operations with hundreds or thousands of animals, they enable farmers to reduce costs and increase output.
Generating revenue from toll roads is a complex process. It would likely take some time for tolls to affect the state's current budgetary approach to transportation funding, which consists of borrowing money and delaying projects.
Shared via
WPT
Wisconsin has no toll roads but some lawmakers are considering the idea to increase state revenue. Could it ever happen and what would it take? International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association CEO Patrick Jones discusses the potential for tolling in the state.
Americans are increasingly figuring out why Europeans love hazelnuts so much, thanks in large part to obsessions over a certain chocolate hazelnut spread.
More jobs does not always mean greater opportunities for people of different genders, races, or geographic areas. And a broad economic recovery does not necessarily offer a steady outlook for job-seekers.
Shared via
WPT
"The State of Working Wisconsin 2016" found that while employment in Wisconsin has returned to pre-Great Recession levels, many long-term inequalities still exist. Center on Wisconsin Strategy associate director Laura Dresser discusses the report's findings.
Shared via
WPT
Many insurers in the federal health insurance marketplace in Wisconsin are seeking rate increases in premiums, including some in the double digits. ABC for Health executive director Bobby Peterson discusses the factors at play.
Wisconsin's roots as a state are found in a patchwork of scrappy independent settlements, interspersed with the occasional fraudulent land scheme.