Articles by Kate Archer Kent

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Public health authorities and medical professionals in Wisconsin are preparing for potential cases of a respiratory virus that's new to humans, having emerged in China and subsequently spreading around the world.
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As climate change increases the likelihood of more extreme storms and subsequent floods in coming years, what is the state doing about the potential risks to dams? What does the situation look like at a more local level?
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As heavy autumn rains fall over much of Wisconsin, WisContext associate editor Will Cushman talks about extreme precipitation and how sever flooding is affecting infrastructure at the local level.
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Wisconsin has the highest number of dairy goats in the United States. WisContext associate editor Will Cushman discusses these numbers and explains how the dairy goat industry took shape and expanded in America's Dairyland.
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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.