Michael Lenehan

Between 2005 and 2016, $5.14 billion worth of electric transmission line projects were built or approved in Wisconsin. Opponents say the lines are not needed, are too expensive, and there’s a better way. more

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Carissa Dixon

The sun is assaulting the outdoor stage at American Players Theatre. It's a Friday afternoon late in May, the third week of rehearsal for the company's production of "Much Ado About Nothing". more


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    Photos by Michael Lenehan

    Marilyn Pedretti has been fighting electric transmission lines going in near her home in La Crosse County. “They’ve whacked off trees—they just destroy the land that’s in their way. It’s like this huge raping of the soil.”