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Since the earliest days of humankind, people have excelled at exploring and expanding their presence to nearly every spot on the map. With all of this wanderlust, humans have been equally adept at taking other species with them on their travels — often with unintended consequences.
Journalist Dan Egan and political economist Jenny Kehl take Steve Paulson through the finer points of the politics of water in the Great Lakes.
Although Wisconsin does well in startups remaining in business for a long time, why has it done poorly in business startup activity?
No one questions that the 2017-2018 flu season was tough, but how unusual was it really?
Wisconsin's latest battle over landlord-tenant relations has crucial implications for people enduring abusive relationships.
Heavy, wet snows can wreak havoc on many trees, particularly certain types of evergreens.
While potatoes are typically grown on commercial farms, backyards can just as easily produce their own spud harvests.
When it comes to these blood-sucking pests and other creepy-crawlies, each year can be a different experience, with weather patterns and other factors playing important roles in the behaviors of insects and other arthropods like spiders and millipedes, as well as other invertebrates.
Supporting one high-profile Great Lakes diversion and opposing another might seem contradictory, but UW-Parkside geosciences professor John Skalbeck clearly sees no tension in his positions.
Scientists using GoPro cameras in Lake Michigan have found the lakebed coated in invasive quagga mussels.