Wisconsin is making strides in improving broadband access for rural communities, but the state remains a checkerboard of digital haves and have-nots. In Pepin, though, residents are finding differing levels of access to high-speed internet connections.
La Movida is Wisconsin's first Spanish language radio station, and the husband and wife who run it sad they're looking to debunk rumors and calm the fears of many undocumented immigrants in the community.
They're as familiar a part of America's car-oriented transportation infrastructure as the roads themselves: Highway travel centers with gas, commercial truck and RV parking, Wi-Fi, a convenience store and maybe an in-house fast-food joint or and other amenities.
Tony Huppert and his family own TEAM Oil Travel Center in Spring Valley. As Gov. Scott Walker and key Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature are split over transportation funding, rural areas find themselves in a difficult position when it comes to maintaining and repairing roads.
Wisconsinites are hearing some familiar arguments lately about a pending change in the state's election law, with proponents saying it will streamline the democratic process in Wisconsin and others saying it will undermine low-income and minority voters. No, this change is not about Wisconsin's voter ID law.