(WORT) — Midwest Environmental Activists say the authority and effectiveness of the DNR has been eroded over the years to such a degree that the agency is no longer capable of regulating water pollution. Cameron Bren reports.
MADISON (WORT) — For the past two weeks, the small southwest Wisconsin city of Reedsburg was host to Fermentation Fest, a celebration of all things beer, cheese, pickles and beyond. This rural community brings thousands from around the state to sample and celebrate local arts and food. Also on display was a musical instrument called the […]
MADISON (WORT) — On Monday, Wisconsin Republicans introduced a bill that aims to prohibit the University of Wisconsin from creating gun-free zones. The bill’s authors say the measure would be a deterrent to crime and is not specifically a response to recent shootings on college campuses. The UW-Madison Police department is against the legislation and […]
MADISON (WORT) — F .Stokes–aka Rodney Lucas–is a rapper, actor, and children’s book writer with roots in Madison. After several performances over the weekend, Lucas visited Randall Elementary to celebrate the upcoming launch of his new e-book. The project features Lucas’ creation Rappin’ Ricky, an animated 7 year-old who uses hip-hop to teach and inspire […]
(WORT) — Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is no longer running for president, but there are still well over a dozen other GOP candidates seeking support from voters on Walker’s home turf. Prominent Wisconsin Republicans are already making endorsements, and political operatives are looking ahead to the state’s primary next spring. Kristian Knutsen talks to Capitol Reporter […]
MADISON (WORT) –The twelve nations involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have reached an agreement on the final language of the controversial trade pact. The trade deal has been criticized in the U.S. for being negotiated in secret. Details of the historic free trade agreement still haven’t been disclosed to the public. U.S. Senator Tammy […]