The governor's order that all nonessential businesses should close has created uncertainty about what exactly counts as an essential business. But with broad exemptions, a surprising number of businesses in Wisconsin are finding ways to stay open.
Coronavirus has turned life upside down in Wisconsin. But the state still has an April 7 election coming up, with a presidential primary, state Supreme Court race and hundreds of local races. Their pandemic experiences could shape future politics.
Climate change could rob Wisconsin of its maple syrup, a Northwoods forest ecologist says. According to projections by federal scientists, if carbon emissions aren't cut back, the state will become much less hospitable to the sugar maple, along with a host of other tree species.