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Money & Politics: State leaders passive as CWD spreads
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You can practically feel Patrick Durkin's blood pressure rising, column after column. The Waupaca-based outdoor recreation writer has devoted more than a dozen of his weekly offerings since 2009 decrying what he feels is the state's inadequate response to the threat posed to deer by chronic wasting disease, or CWD. His April 21 column, carried in papers including the Wisconsin State Journal and Green Bay Press Gazette, looked at a CWD hot spot in northcentral Iowa County near Spring Green.