History

The drought-parched spring of 1977 was a particularly dangerous season of wildfire, with a trio of big burns in west-central Wisconsin and the Five Mile Tower Fire in the state's northwest corner.
Humankind never fails to succeed in producing trash. And this propensity toward pollution is extending beyond Earth's confines.
When it comes to the political division between Republicans and Democrats, elections for Wisconsin Supreme Court often appear quite similar to races for the Legislature or Congress or governor or even President, even though these seats are technically non-partisan.
People often recount the floods in living memory. August 2018 will be remembered for record-breaking floods that brought devastation throughout the Driftless Area.
Who decided how the letters on keyboards are arranged, and why that particular configuration?
To keep Ojibwemowin flourishing, Keller Paap of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and Brooke Ammann of the St. Croix Chippewa teach children at Waadookodaading, an Ojibwe language institute.
When the first 88 Tibetan newcomers arrived in Madison from India and Nepal in 1993, family sponsors and organizers of the Tibetan Resettlement Project helped them find jobs.
The 1918 influenza pandemic prompted intense interest in the disease, including in Wisconsin, placing scientists in the state at the vanguard of flu research over the ensuing century.
Milwaukee is one of the most racially segregated cities in the United States, and one of segregation's most meaningful engines was the historical practice of redlining.
When Geraldine Hines arrived on the UW-Madison campus as a law student, she had to adapt to the Wisconsin climate, the food and its people.