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A new health report shows a lot of room for improvement in Wisconsin, especially for American minority groups and people without a college education.
A survey by the Department of Natural Resources found more occupied eagle and osprey nests in the state of Wisconsin than at any time in the last four decades.
When the clock strikes midnight on New Year's Eve, people across the country celebrate by firing guns into the air. For a variety of reasons, it's not clear how many Americans actually do this.
The federal government is putting $23 million toward Wisconsin's efforts to end homelessness.
There's an experiment water scientists like to do this time of year to prove the point that human behavior affects the health of our lakes and rivers and other waterways.
The latest numbers on work-related deaths in Wisconsin show 104 people died on the job in 2015, an increase from 2014.
Ask any gardener or landscaper in the Midwest what their least favorite insect is, and the Japanese beetle will probably be near the top of the list.
Companies that mine western and central Wisconsin's coveted silica sands, which are well-suited to use in hydraulic fracturing for oil and natural gas, have encountered mixed business prospects over the course of 2016.
The state's largest non-government effort to help homeless veterans says requests for aid continue to come in by the hundreds each year.
More than 180 water fountains in the Milwaukee Public Schools district contained lead levels above EPA standards. There were 12,000 samples done of more than 3,000 water fountains and other water sources in the district's 191 buildings.