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Local News

Wisconsin Holds the Mullet Crown

Winners in the teen and youth divisions were announced late August. In the teen category, Cayden Kershaw of Wausau, Wisconsin, took first place; in the kids division, Emmitt Bailey of Menomonie, Wisconsin, took first place. 

PFAS Council Releases Report on Statewide Progress Toward Clean Water

The inter-agency council of Wisconsin state government working to respond to the prevalence of cancer-causing chemicals in the state’s water released its 2022 progress report on Thursday, which shows some progress has been made but the state is still working to improve its ability to track and find sources of contamination.

Wisconsin Schools Steer Into the Future With Environment-Friendly Buses

While one doesn’t usually think that hard about how school buses may relate to climate change or health, research from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has shown that not only are school buses a producer of heat-trapping emissions that worsen climate change, the EPA also cites studies that show school bus pollution is affecting children’s health.

The Wisconsin State Fair Is Back, Baby

This year’s Wisconsin State Fair celebrated 171 years of the Wisconsinite tradition, opening earlier this month to a big rebound after two muted years as people showed up for good food, great vibes, and wild rides.