Four candidates are competing to become the County Supervisor of District 6 in Madison’s most hotly contested local election of 2018. Labor Radio caught up with each of the four candidates on why they should be elected County Supervisor: Heather Driscoll began her social justice career as a mental health worker and continued as an […]
Tia Clark‘s short stories don’t always resolve neatly. This is in part because Clark’s work is concerned with the messy ways in which people confront problems in their worlds. As she fleshes out characters on the page, she tends to push against notions of safe writing. It’s an approach that aligns with one of the […]
The state Assembly has passed bills aimed at improving the foster care system. They include a bill that would waive UW tuition for kids formerly in the foster care system. The slate of bills stem from a bipartisan task force that looked into ways to improve the foster care system in Wisconsin. One of those […]
With just a few hours left until Valentine’s Day, tensions are running high and reservations are running out. Tonight, Sarah Hopefl and Eli Radtke look at some less-successful stories from the big, romantic day and share their thoughts on the holiday.
The sturgeon spear-fishing season in the Lake Winnebago system started over this past weekend. To learn more about this unique Wisconsin tradition, WORT producer Nina Kravinsky spoke with the state Department of Natural Resources’ sturgeon biologist Ryan Koenigs who oversees hunting of these giant, prehistoric animals.
The annual State of the Tribes address begins at 1pm on Tuesday, Feb 13th. This year, the keynote speaker will be Gary Besaw, the Former Chairman of the Menominee nation. Each year, the Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council selects a member to give the address, which constitutional officers, members of the state Supreme Court and Senate are […]