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‘There’s a lot to protect here’: These small Wisconsin towns want more regulations for big farms

By Diana KruzmanGrist Laketown, Wisconsin, is a rural community of 949 people, spread out among the green fields and ample lakes of the state’s northwestern corner, just over an hour outside of Minneapolis. Lisa Doerr has lived there since 2001, when she and her husband started growing hay and grass for livestock and raising horses. […]