Articles by Rob Ferrett

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One of the first environmental scientists in northwest Wisconsin to raise concerns about how prepared the region was for more intense flooding is Randy Lehr.
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What are the challenges several northwest Wisconsin counties face from extreme precipitation? WisContext associate editor Will Cushman and former Northland College professor Randy Lehr discuss the growing costs flooding poses to public infrastructure.
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A bubbling sense of uncertainty enveloping Foxconn's plans for its manufacturing and research operations in Wisconsin has sparked considerable speculation around the state in the opening months of 2019.
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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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Epic has become increasingly associated with the labor controversies that arise in the IT industry.
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Several factors combined to make the 2017-18 flu season particularly bad in Wisconsin. Scott Gordon of WisContext discusses how serious it was.
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Over the course of three months, a seemingly mundane state personnel matter snowballed into a string of inaction and action across all three branches of government that was unprecedented in Wisconsin's political landscape.
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Wisconsin is in the midst the worst flu season in years, and public health officials are working to stop the spread of the disease. Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene communicable disease division director Peter Shult discusses efforts to track the virus.
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When longtime city of Milwaukee Health Commissioner Bevan Baker resigned on Jan. 12, it brought renewed attention to the city's broader struggle to address the problem of lead poisoning.
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Facing a severe influenza strain and an early peak, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services is urging Wisconsinites to get vaccinated early this year.