After it shut down in 2006, logger Butch Johnson bought the paper mill in Park Falls and reopened it as Flambeau River Papers, saving the jobs of about 300 employees.
While the Wisconsin paper industry struggles, the result of new technologies like tablets and e-readers, some local innovators try to keep it afloat.
Technological innovations and competition from China have devastated Wisconsin's paper industry.
Wisconsin’s paper mills are often more than a century old. They are rustic and surrounded by lush timberlands. China’s mills are bigger and newer, and even the forests China now grows are brand new.
Paper is analog, offline and as old as civilization. But as the paper industry globalized, it heightened US-China frictions, infuriated environmentalists and cast US competitiveness in a new light.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel examines an unexpected threat to a signature Wisconsin industry.
Nancy López sits down to talk with Daniel Alarcón about her experience as a producer at Radio Ambulante.
A federal trial in Memphis connects a local crime to the international drug trade.
As scientists make progress against Ug99, a fungus that threatens wheat crops worldwide, new methods to produce and distribute disease-resistant seeds must also be developed.
As the world's population reaches 7 billion, experts see women's education as a vital tool for dealing with population issues in developing countries.
Natana DeLong-Bas, Professor of Theology at Boston College, debunks post-9/11 misconceptions of Islam that have persisted in the wake of the terror attacks.
American service members who die at the large American military hospital in Germany often donate their organs before their bodies are returned to their home soil.