Three more counties had wild deer test positive for chronic wasting disease during 2019. As a result, 30 counties in the state have had CWD detections in wild herds since the disease was first detected in 2002.
The share of Wisconsin high school students deemed to be college-ready has declined since the 2014-2015 school year, according to a new report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum. The data also show significant gaps in college-readiness based on race and economic status.
There have been more than 400 cases of chronic wasting disease at Wisconsin deer farms and hunting ranches since it was first detected in the state almost two decades ago. But more than a quarter of those were reported since November 2018.
Nearly 60 years after gray wolves were considered extinct in Wisconsin, the population has rebounded dramatically. But the conservation success story has turned into a nuisance for hunters, farmers and others whose animals are increasingly encountering wolves.