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WisContext 's in-depth looks at a variety of demographic, economic, environmental and policymaking issues in 2018 spanned the state.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison campus still has 37 extant effigy and conical linear mounds.
Hemp may drive an agricultural boom after it was legalized under the 2018 Farm Bill. Rob Richards of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation said growing the crop in the state can help farmers looking to diversify.
Baraboo grapples with the aftermath of a photograph surfacing showing high schoolers giving a Nazi salute.
One Wisconsin Christmas story that stands out is an early 20th Century shipwreck that serves as a reminder of the often-dangerous conditions faced by those who have plied the Great Lakes' waters.
Indigenous languages are endangered in Wisconsin, but efforts to preserve and stabilize them has increased among Native American nations and tribes. Margaret Noodin, director of the Electa Quinney Institute for American Indian Eduction at UW-Milwaukee, explains what these efforts look like.
Despite a lot of noise, there was little movement on health insurance policy across the United States in 2017. As a result, there was likewise little movement in terms of insurance coverage rates, including in Wisconsin.
UW-Madison student-athletes were diagnosed with 137 concussions from 2014 to 2018, according to records from an ongoing NCAA and U.S. Department of Defense concussion study.
Gov.-elect Tony Evers announced a criminal justice reform advisory panel and listed its goals for Wisconsin. John Eason, a UW-Madison sociology professor specializing in criminal justice reform, discussed Wisconsin's incarceration rates.
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In the mid 1970s, Cheu and Chia Vang of Laos moved to the United States from a refugee camp in Thailand — part of the first wave of Hmong refugees to resettle in the United States.