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Cartons of ice cream from the Babcock Hall Dairy Plant are not particularly flashy — they're red, white and black. Bucky Badger appears next to a sticker listing the flavor. But does it really matter what the carton looks like?
Nurse-midwife Karli-Rae Kerrschneider wanted the same supportive birth experience she promises her own patients — and that included the use of nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, to dull her discomfort.
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The Anishinaabe Solidarity Relay began in 1989. It was a response to racism and hatred directed towards Ojibwe people at boat landings and elsewhere after hunting and fishing treaty rights were affirmed by U.S. Supreme Court.
What flowering plant looks a lot like native phlox but blooms during early summer in Wisconsin?
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Here's a classic joke: A miner, a sailor and a badger walk into a busy bar. Actually, it's not a bar … it's the Wisconsin state flag.
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.
Wisconsin's name came from the Algonquian language family — spoken by tribes in Wisconsin like the Menominee, Ojibwe, Potawatomi and Mohican. But it certainly wasn't pronounced as it is today.
Tobacco used to be a major cash crop in Wisconsin, but today very few farms remain.
The annual Wisconsin Frog and Toad Survey covers about 100 roadside routes across the state, along which volunteers stop at 10 listening stations to document breeding calls from the amphibians.
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.