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January 1, 2021

Wisconsin COVID-19 Cases Jump Back Up With 3,810 Reported Thursday

Pedestrians wear protective masks
There were 3,810 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin on Thursday, according to the state Department of Health Services. There were 41 new deaths. Read more »

Ina Garten Shares Modern Takes On Classic Comfort Foods

tuna melt
The timing for Ina Garten’s new cookbook dishing out modern takes on classic comfort food was so perfect, it’s like she knew what 2020 was going to bring. Read more »

New Report Highlights Water Quality Issues, Increasing Flood Risk In Mississippi River Watershed

The Highway 43 bridge between Winona, Minn., and Wisconsin
Experts say new agricultural and conservation practices can make a big difference in the region's water quality. But major investment is needed to make the change. Read more »
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