Tuesday, August 9th, is Wisconsin’s partisan primary election. In anticipation of this, Patty Peltekos talks with Dane County District Attorney candidates – incumbent Ismael Ozanne and his challenger, Assistant District Attorney Bob Jambois. In this election, you can vote for candidates from one party, and one party only. The polls will open tomorrow at 7:00 […]
On today’s A Public Affair, Patty Peltekos discusses Wisconsin voting issues with Andrea Kaminski, executive director of the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin, and Erin Grunze, education director of the organization. Wisconsin’s partisan primary election is next Tuesday, August 9th. Dane County voters will select the candidates for U.S. senator, U.S. representative, state representative, and at the county level, […]
On today’s show, July 25, 2016, Patty Peltekos hosts Lisa Kivirist, of Inn Serendipity Farm and B&B in Browntown; Kriss Marion, of Circle M Market Farm in Blanchardville; and Lauren Rudersdorf, of Raleigh’s Hillside Farm in Evansville. This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Soil Sisters events in southern Wisconsin, which will take place […]
Today is the opening day of the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, and will wrap up this Thursday, July 21. On today’s A Public Affair, Patty discusses the presidential campaigns and the Republican National Convention with David Canon, Chair of the University of Wisconsin Department of Political Science.
The North American Conference for Conservation Biology will meet in Madison next week, July 17-20, at the Monona Terrace. Conference attendees will also be out on field trips, including bird watching, kayaking, and visiting the Baraboo Hills. What is conservation biology? To discuss this and the conference Patty Peltekos talks with Caitlin Williamson and Jamie […]
On this Independence Day edition of A Public Affair, Patty Peltekos talks with Dawn Anahid MacKeen about her new book, “The Hundred-Year Walk: An Armenian Odyssey.” MacKeen’s book is a thoroughly researched, yet very personal history of the Armenian genocide. In “The Hundred-Year Walk,” MacKeen writes of two journeys over the same terrain: she retells […]