The Wisconsin Legislature recently prohibited access to public land on the Mississippi River by crossing railroad tracks. These lands are now effectively off limits. Tony Castaneda talks with Charlie Preusser, editor of the Crawford County Independent about whether there’s really a safety issue and how access could be restored.
Tony Castaneda chats with Bob Queen, longtime music organizer for the Marquette Waterfront Festival. Bob is known for bringing the best international music acts to the Waterfront and other neighborhood festivals. Find out about this year’s music lineup and other highlights of the festival, coming up this Saturday and Sunday at Yahara Place Park.
Comedian Frandu joins Tony Castaneda and Melissa Smith for a pledge-fueled chat about Frandu’s New York-to-Madison journey into comedy. Get a taste of Frandu’s show Too Tambien, running through June 4, and find out if Tony reaches his $85k fundraising goal!
Food carts serve up fun and variety to Madison’s food scene. This summer, Carts for Community will also be serving fresh, healthy options to Madison neighborhoods with limited food options. Tony Castaneda chats with Jessie Wartenweiler, coordinator of Carts for Community and Amy Swanson from the Curd Girl food cart about how people can participate […]
Did you know that 24 percent of Milwaukee African-Americans voted for Mitt Romney in 2012 or that before voter ID, it was too easy for some people to vote? These are 2 assertions made by witnesses trying to defend Wisconsin’s voter ID law. Tony Castaneda talks with Mike Browne, Deputy Director of One Wisconsin Now, […]
Wisconsin’s Little Plover River has repeatedly dried up in recent years in part due to groundwater depletion from high-capacity wells. Attorney General Brad Schimel issued an opinion last week that the DNR lacks authority to regulate these wells. Tony Castaneda talks with Christa Westerberg, counsel for Friends of the Central Sands, about how this may […]