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As many smaller Wisconsin communities face declining population and changing economic realities, people across the state are seeking opportunities for renewal.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
A diverse array of potent synthetic drugs are becoming more prominent in the opioid crisis, creating difficulties for medical investigators and public health officials.More
Summer means cream puffs and rides on a Tilt-A-Whirl for many fairgoers, but people also enjoy the thrill of competition as the culmination of months of energy on a wide variety of projects.More
U.S. culture steeps people in casual references to rape and domestic violence, and these attitudes end up deepening the trauma victims of these crimes face.More
Political narratives in the United States often rely on the ideas of "rural" and "urban" as distinct and diametrically opposed places in conflict.More
As in many other places in the U.S. and around the world, Wisconsin is getting older, enough so that its aging population will have profound economic consequences.More
Wisconsin growers produced between 5.85 and 5.9 million barrels of cranberries in 2016, according the Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association. That harvest would come close to a record they set in 2013.More
The flowering of craft beer over the past decade was accompanied and aided by an arms race to scale new heights of bitter flavors.More
Wisconsin is quietly becoming a regional powerhouse in fish and shrimp farming, an industry that supplies about half of the seafood people eat around the world.More