• By DANIELLE KAEDING / Wisconsin Public Radio

Gov. Scott Walker is asking United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to issue a disaster declaration for northern Wisconsin farmers who were affected by July storms and flooding.In a letter dated Sept. 15, Walker wrote that farmers in Ashland, Bayfield and Iron counties …

  • By DANIELLE KAEDING / Wisconsin Public Radio

A U.S. Senator from Wisconsin is co-sponsoring a bill calling for more transparency around hikes in prescription drug costs. Lawmakers want to know why manufacturers such as Mylan are charging consumers more for life-saving drugs.The price of the EpiPen, which treats severe allergic reaction…

  • By Kate Archer Kent / Wisconsin Public Radio

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is launching a rural residency program in its Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The goal is to give new physicians a glimpse into what it’s like to provide care for women in rural Wisconsin and to address a shortage of O…

  • By DANIELLE KAEDING / Wisconsin Public Radio

A Wisconsin astronaut has set the American record for the most hours logged in space. The Town of Winter native is set to return to Earth in early September.

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