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There's a Chippewa Valley connection on #5 -- Don Johnson, who was a writer for what is now the Eau Claire Leader Telegram for more than a decade, wrote a series of articles for the Milwaukee Sentinel that led to the Wisconsin DDT ban, and following that the national ban. After he retired, he moved back to the area, settling in Menomonie. Here's a link to his obit: https://chippewa.com/dunnconnect/news/local/legendary-outdoors-writer-dies-friday/article_27bafee7-f6ae-5765-8012-d4b83314b014.html