(WORT) — Adam Powell reports in this week’s Isthmus that scientists at the UW-Madison have figured out a way to more easily combine different yeast strains. They hope it will lead to new types beer, cheese, bread and fuel.
(WORT) — Noted Madison Architect Kenton Peters lives in a condo overlooking John Nolen Drive. For 40 years, he’s tried to convince the city to build a park on top of the busy thoroughfare right outside his window but will Madison ever be on board with his plan?
(WORT) — Isthmus contributor Liz Merfeld ventures out into the abyss to find the most remote spot in Dane County. Merfeld joins Dylan Brogan in studio.
(WORT)– The Republican majority is muscling two bills through the state Legislature, one that would do away with the Government Accountability Board and another that would rewrite Wisconsin’s campaign finance rules. As Bill Lueders reports in Isthmus, the proposals are controversial and allow for an unprecedented flow of money into elections, with little disclosure required […]
(WORT) — The number of new breweries opening in Wisconsin is now lagging the rest of the nation by some 50%, according to the latest figures from the Brewers Association. Some entrepreneurs are blaming lawmakers for arcane rules slipped into the 2011 budget that make it harder for smaller players to expand or grow their business.
(WORT) — Isthmus Senior Contributor Jay Rath tells the story of UW alumn William Borucki, dubbed the planet hunter by NASA. Borucki’s work may have just given scientists a glimpse of alien life.