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Farm-to-table dining is more than a trend. In communities across Wisconsin, people are demanding more sustainably and locally produced foods—and craving opportunities to learn about how these foods are produced.More
Operating an LCD screen manufacturing plant in Wisconsin would raise a number of environmental question marks.More
Local governments surrounding the proposed Foxconn factory will have plenty of complex processes of their own to deal with if the company moves ahead with its plans for southeastern Wisconsin.More
As one of the state's largest industries and the core of its Cheesehead identity, dairy production is heavily dependent on immigrant workers.More
More than 14,000 people, including roughly 3,200 children age 15 or younger, have been killed in crashes of all-terrain vehicles in the United States since federal safety officials began keeping track in the early 1980s.More
In its proposed incentives package to lure electronics manufacturer Foxconn, the Wisconsin legislature is not only offering unprecedented economic incentives, but also carves out significant exemptions to state-level environmental regulations for the company.More
It's not always easy to anticipate a drastic change in an ecosystem.More
The announcement that Wisconsin is ready to offer electronics manufacturer Foxconn $3 billion in incentives to build an LCD factory complex in the state is far from a done deal.More
As Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn touts its plans to build an LCD factory in southeastern Wisconsin, one open question is what demand that operation will place on Lake Michigan.More
Martens are North America's most frequently translocated carnivore, with projects in 16 states and six provinces from the 1800s until the present. They were wiped out in most of the Great Lakes region after European colonization and later reestablished in some states.More