WORT Local News
It’s time for your Democracy Checkup. In this commentary, Mike McCabe of BlueJean explains why he thinks people have lost faith in the Democratic Party, and why people distrust public institutions.
The songs on Madison band Trophy Dad’s latest EP, Dogman, are relatively old in the band’s lifespan—they formed just a few years ago and began recording these tracks in early 2016. That said, it represents a big step forward from their 2015 debut EP, Shirtless Algebra Fridays. Both releases capture the band’s gift for skewed, catchy guitar […]
Meet Tim Zander of Emerald Meadows organic farm near Columbus, WI. Tim fell in love with farming as a young teen from the suburbs helping out at his uncle’s farm. He worked there through college and then bought his own land and started his own organic farm in the ’90s. Today, he grows about 150 […]
This weekend’s events in Charlottesville have sparked vigils across the nation, including here in Madison. Last night, Madison residents held a candlelight vigil in support of the victims of the violence that occurred as a result of a white supremacist rally. Mourners gathered at the steps of the State Capitol at sunset. Student reporter Casey […]
Here in Madison, technological innovation comes from our entrepreneurs and small businesses. But how does someone with an idea get started? Perhaps at the largest technology fair in the Midwest – Forward Fest 2017, which will be held from Aug. 17 to 24 at various venues. So, the Perpetual Notion Machine has invited three guests […]
There are still a lot of big questions that need to be addressed when it comes to Foxconn. In this commentary, Mike McCabe of BlueJean nation says the most important question asks what basket should Wisconsin be putting our eggs in to? If Wisconsin spends the money, should it be to subsidize a company […]