On April 24, the Center for Journalism Ethics at the University of Wisconsin will host its 12th annual conference in Madison. "Journalism Ethics & The Crisis in Local News" conference will bring together news-media professionals, non-profit news leaders, media innovators, academics, stud…

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Standing water, now iced over, in a Stutsman County, North Dakota, cornfield. (AgWeek photo by Jenny Schlecht)Corn growers have had a rough year because of declining domestic demand for ethanol, driven partly by federal waiver policies that favor oil refiners. But a year of record wet weathe…

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Veterans Day is a time to remember that veterans are twice as likely as civilians to die by suicide, and nearly 17 veterans a day kill themselves. Greater awareness is leading to greater efforts to address it, and that's important in rural areas, where most vets live, says the Department for…

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"A special master in a landmark national opioid trial has ordered the release of previously secret reports that detail “suspicious” orders of powerful painkillers placed by pharmacies and purchased from giant drug suppliers," Eric Eyre reports for the Charleston Gazette-Mail and The Herald-D…