WORT Local News
All of our WORT listeners, including those who listen to PNM, know about the cuts to DNR science research and the elimination of DNR scientists that is in the budget being debated in our state legislature. Tonight, PNM’er Bill Scanlon delves into this issue. His guest is the Wisconsin River Alliance’s Policy and Advocacy Director […]
MADISON (WORT) — As reporter Craig McComb was walking across the Capitol Square Wednesday morning, he spotted a lone protester speaking up the best way he knows how.
MADISON (WORT) — Breese Stevens Field in Madison has been a fixture of local athletics since the 1920s but the old ballpark has been experiencing a revival after decades of neglect. This fall, Breese Stevens Field will host more than just sports games. Fightin’ Bob Fest will be there for the first time in September, and […]
MADISON (WORT) — After a 7-month hibernation, Philae is now sending back data from 317 million miles away.
On this pledge drive show, we played some music from our Science Jukebox. Between pledge raps, the songs we heard came from They Might Be Giants, Thomas Dolby, and The Flaming Lips. Our pledge rappers for the night were Matthew Zmudka and Dennis Shaffer. Thanks to all the people who pledged during our show. We […]
MADISON (WORT) — Nearly 100 people rallied at the Capitol Thursday evening to protest what’s likely coming in the next state budget.