Articles by Kate Archer Kent

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Wisconsin's self-proclaimed moniker as "America's Dairyland" is taking on fresh meaning in the 21st century thanks to a growing market for milk from an animal that bleats rather than moos.
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With peak tick season imminent in the upper Midwest, researchers are hopeful more people will download and use a free smartphone app that helps track and identify the tiny arachnids.
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Humankind never fails to succeed in producing trash. And this propensity toward pollution is extending beyond Earth's confines.
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Spring flooding is a familiar frustration around Wisconsin — it's about as expected as a dangerous blizzard striking in winter.
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The Bon-Ton family of department stores is the most recent casualty in the decline of malls around the country.
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Wisconsin is aging, and as its population of senior citizens grows, the health care workers who attend to them face growing risks of overwork and burnout.
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The last week of March brought an exhausting whirlwind to Wisconsin's courts and statehouse as Gov. Scott Walker and his Republican allies fought against calling special elections in two vacant state legislative districts and sought to quickly rewrite a portion of state's elections law.
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The 2017-18 influenza season is well underway across the United States, and it's proving to be a rough one.
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As flu season begins and pharmacies start offering flu vaccinations, the perennial question of whether or not to get a shot arises.