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Proposed hog farm causes a stir in northern WI


June 29, 2015
By Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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June 29, 2015, Ashlnd, WI – An Iowa business wants to construct a large hog farm in the Lake Superior basin, with plans to produce thousands of pigs annually a few miles from Ashland and the shore of Chequamegon Bay.

But plans for the Bayfield County farm are coming under criticism from some residents who fear that millions of gallons of hog manure will eventually wash off the land and pollute the big lake. READ MORE