Articles by Rich Kremer

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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A glut of milk and cheese has had the dairy industry struggling with lower and more volatile prices for a several years. Now there's growing price uncertainty on the horizon for soybean growers.
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School districts in western Wisconsin, along with their counterparts across the state, are increasingly finding it hard to recruit and retain teachers.
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In hindsight, it's plain to see that the boom in prescription opioids that started in the late 1990s coincided with an increase in opioid-related deaths in Wisconsin and across the U.S.
New research out of the University of Wisconsin-Madison suggests an overpopulation of deer is having a long-term impact on the state's forests.
A new study suggests the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has been underestimating the number of wolves killed illegally for years.