The World Dairy Expo has been a Dane County staple since it began in Madison in 1967. 2020 was Madison’s first year without an Expo since the event’s inception, as COVID-19 forced it’s cancellation. Now, Dane County could lose the event for at least another year, as the Expo is in talks to relocate for […]
Over 500 combined Madison Metropolitan School District staff and Madison community members signed an open letter urging the district School Board and superintendent Dr. Carlton Jenkins to reconsider their plan for returning to in-person classes starting next week. The letter, sent this past Monday, cites staff and community members’ worries that “the lack of inoculations […]
On a normal day, the Nielsen Tennis Stadium is just one of many recreation centers around the UW-Madison campus. But like many sites across the country, it has been transformed into a COVID-19 testing facility. It’s part of a broader, statewide effort between the University of Wisconsin system and the federal government to provide more […]
The Alliant Energy Center saw record-level demands for testing on Tuesday, as well as unusually high wait times. The increased demand for testing comes as the Wisconsin National Guard is pulling out of testing operations at the center. According to Dane County health officials, the Alliant Energy Center tested 3,150 people in just 8 hours […]
Dane County Executive Joe Parisi is asking UW-Madison administrators to consider sending students home for the fall semester or increasing the campus’ staffing to counter COVID-19. The request comes after the University reported a spike in COVID-19 cases this weekend. According to Public Health Madison Dane County, since September 1st, more than nine hundred people […]
In the first half of the show, A Public Affair host Carousel Bayrd talks with Jenni Dye, research director at one Wisconsin Now, about justice Rebecca Bradley and the WI race for Supreme Court. In the second half, Carousel talks with Sharon Corrigan, Dane County Board Chair, about the Alliant Energy Center.