Well the Brewers’ season is officially over, but for many baseball fans the real excitement has just begun. It’s October, and that means we’re inching closer and closer to the “Fall Classic,” the World Series. This week on “What’s the Word,” Adam Schuster takes us back to the origins of the game, what actually goes […]
WORT News and Public Affairs Director Molly Stentz is leaving the station after a decade of service. Thankfully, she’s not going too far — just a few notches up the radio dial. On Monday, she starts a new endeavor as the executive producer of Wisconsin Public Radio’s statewide morning show. In her ten years with […]
In this edition, we’ll hear an exclusive conversation with a world-renowned tabla player, consider the U.S. ag secretary’s view on the future of small dairy farms in Wisconsin, look into the history of Black pioneers, and learn about a new law firm aimed at improving the transparency of Wisconsin government.
With the city’s contract with the Madison Bus Company set to expire on November 10, the council takes control of the negotiations. It directs Mayor Bill Dyke to strike a deal for a six-month extension, after which the city will buy the company – provided it gets federal aid. But the company has already rejected […]
Dane County officials are putting slow-no-wake restrictions for boats on Lakes Mendota, Monona, Waubesa, and Kegonsa until further notice. A spokesperson for the office says those restrictions will be in effect for the next several weeks. According to a statement released today by Dane County officials, the county has received 40 inches of rain so […]
About a week before the Fourth of July holiday this year, the downtown Madison bookstore A Room Of One’s Own announced that it would donate a portion of its sales over the independence day weekend to the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services, also known as RAICES. The fundraiser was called Bookstores […]