The next Farm Bill is scheduled to come in 2023. It will affect a wide swath of rural America and people in food assistance programs.
‘Everyone has to have it’: Broadband gap leaves rural Wisconsin behind during coronavirus crisis
Wisconsin’s dearth of high-speed internet in rural areas makes virtual schooling, remote health care and working from home even more difficult.
‘Sometimes it’s just pain, pain, pain’: Inside a rural Wisconsin doctor’s fight to manage opioid use
Rural residents are more prone to chronic pain and opioid addiction, but their health care systems offer fewer alternatives and treatments. In the village of Necedah, population 916, one doctor set out to change that.
How one small Wisconsin hospital was saved amid a statewide rural health crisis
Mergers, reduced services and expanding Medicaid are some ways to save rural hospitals; proposals for new funding models are stalled in Congress.
Rural Wisconsin communities seek paths to better health care future
Economic development is seen as one way to make communities and their residents healthier, while drawing and keeping doctors.
Frustrated by Democrats, some white working-class voters turn to Trump
Although polls show Donald Trump trailing Hillary Clinton in Wisconsin, the Republican’s message may appeal to many rural Wisconsin voters, and other working-class whites around the country.