Media outlets across the country are sending their messages of support to this station after Sunday’s shooting. Alejandro Alonso Galva put together this story. At approximately 3:12 a.m. Sunday morning, a man wearing a mask and hood entered the WORT station and opened fire on three DJs in the broadcast studio. Witnesses say five shots were […]
The City of Madison will offer mini-bonds to residents for the first time in a generation. The bonds will raise money towards expanding the Olbrich Botanical Gardens. The mini-bonds will be available for as small as $500 dollars for investors. Much smaller than the city’s usual $5,000 minimum for bonds. The smaller mini-bonds will allow […]
A new study shows that more than 4,000 Americans died in Puerto Rico as a result of Hurricane Maria last year. More than a third of those were due to a lack of health care due to power outages. The New England Journal of Medicine calls Hurricane Maria one of the deadliest natural disasters in […]
In this week’s Game On, Producer Alejandro Alonso Galva introduces a spin off sports podcast called “Stop the Roll!” The new WORT podcast will focus on a loud and vibrant community in Wisconsin: Ultimate Frisbee.
Madison’s homeless community will have a softball team this year in MSCR’s city-wide league. On Friday at 6:15 PM, Circuit Court Judge Everett Mitchell will toss out the opening ball for the team’s opening game at Field Number 2 at the Goodman Park at 100 West Olin Avenue. In this week’s Game On, Producer Alejandro […]
One race where Democrats could benefit the blue wave is a special election in Wisconsin First Senate District, a district in the Door County area that’s been unrepresented in the senate since November, 2017. Its previous Senator was Republican Frank Lasee, who now works in Governor Scott Walker’s administration. Walker stalled on calling a special […]