Wisconsin’s Paper Industry, AmeriCorps Programs Get Funding

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The Thilmany Mill at Kaukauna
The Thilmany Mill at Kaukauna. It is listed on the National Register of Hisotric Places. Royalbroil (CC BY-SA 4.0)

With Wisconsin’s paper industry leading the nation, we look at the challenges it faces and the future of paper. Plus, we talk to a state official about the $7.1 million in federal funding AmeriCorps programs across Wisconsin are receiving.

Featured in this Show

  • Status Of Wisconsin's Paper Industry

    A new report shows Wisconsin’s paper industry is leading the nation after it generated more than $18 billion and employed about 30,000 workers last year. We take a closer look at the challenges facilities face and what the future looks like for paper products.

  • AmeriCorps Awards $7.1 Million To Wisconsin Programs

    AmeriCorps programs across Wisconsin are receiving $7.1 million in federal funding this year. We talk with a state official about how the money will be used to address achievement gaps in education, drug addiction, homelessness, environmental conservation and more issues.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Paul Fowler Guest
  • Jeanne Duffy Guest

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