Last month, the Madison City Plan Commission unanimously approved a proposal to update and expand the Salvation Army homeless shelter on the east side. On today’s episode, we learn about the details of this project and the community’s response with Salvation Army director of social services Melissa Sorenson, city planner Tim Parks, and community development […]
The city of Madison is moving forward with plans for the Madison Public Market in the old Fleet Services building at the intersection of East Johnson and North First. On today’s episode, guest host Ron Luskin hosts a conversation about how the project is unfolding with guests Dan Kennelly, manager of the Office of Business […]
Ho-Chunk peoples have lived in this region for an estimated 12,000 years, and the Ho-Chunk Nation currently owns land in 14 counties in Wisconsin, including Dane County. For today’s show, guest host Ron Luskin is joined by Dan Brown, executive manager at Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison and former vice president of the Ho-Chunk Nation, to discuss […]
Exactly one month ago today, on April 2, 2019, former alder Satya Rhodes-Conway was elected as the mayor of Madison, Wisconsin. On April 17, 2019, she took the oath of office. Today, sixteen days into her administration, we check in with Mayor Rhodes-Conway. With the input of listener callers, she and guest host Bert Zipperer […]
For today’s episode, WORT news director Molly Stentz takes a close look at Edgewood High School’s proposed Goodman Athletic Complex project. She is joined in the studio by Josh Napravnik from the Dudgeon-Monroe Neighborhood Association, which recently issued a letter declaring their opposition to the project. The hour is chock-full of callers from the Dudgeon-Monroe […]
In a special pledge drive edition of her show, Carousel Bayrd speaks with Dr. Lisa Damour, author of bestselling book Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions Into Adulthood. Dr. Damour is a columnist for the New York Times and contributor to CBS This Morning, and maintains a private psychotherapy practice.