Stories tagged: "rural issues"


The rolling hills of Buffalo County. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Op-Ed: Rural Communities Need Support to Keep Wisconsin Strong

Kriss Marion, a small-business owner and Lafayette County supervisor, writes in support of rural communities.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin. (Photo provided)
Baldwin Now Heads Senate Panel Key to Expanding Broadband Across Rural U.S.

Subgroup of the powerful Appropriations Committee helps coordinate all who are working to fill the gaps in service.

Rural Broadband Will Need Federal Help. Here’s What Trump Has Done and What Biden Proposes.
Report: One in Four Across Rural Wisconsin Still Lack Internet Speeds Needed for Today’s Economy

Legislature will be asked to do more as the pandemic requires more online time for work, school, and social contact.

Burlington, Wisconsin
Evers Is Launching a 12-Member Commission on Helping Rural Communities. Here’s Who’s on It.

Farmers and small town economies were already in crisis, and then came a pandemic

Former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, held a virtual roundtable with U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-LaCrosse, on May 20 that focused on rural issues.
Biden Addresses Trump’s Coronavirus Mismanagement in Virtual Wisconsin Appearances

Presumptive Democratic nominee says farmers and taxpayers deserve better than the President’s trade wars and Foxconn support

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Not Just Farmers, Rural Residents ‘In Town’ Have Their Own Issues

Gap growing between monthly expenses and an affordable home