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From the Archives: The New Immigrants

Curtiss, Wisconsin, was settled more than 150 years ago by Norwegians and Germans. Today, most of its residents are from Mexico. Yet the divergent paths of immigration to this outstate farm town are more similar than you would think....

From the Archives: The Activist

No stranger to protest, the head of Voces de la Frontera, Christine Neumann-Ortiz, has put herself and her organization at the center of one of the most bitter labor disputes in recent Milwaukee history. ...
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Outside Looking In

Southeast Wisconsin’s epic political chasm is the focus of two recent high-profile news stories – one local, one national – and the headlines signal radical...
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School’s Out

illustration by Morgan Schweitzer The room was jammed and hot. More than 100 school superintendents packed the Senate chamber at the state Capitol in early M...
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Field Work

Photo by Sara Stathas Is it a shrimp? A lobster?” The voice of a fascinated 5-year-old blends with plinks of stones in water as the girl’s mother...