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Capitol Notes

WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR

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There's never a shortage of political news in Wisconsin, from the governor's office to the Legislature to the state's elected officials in Washington, DC. Join WUWM host Maayan Silver and Wispolitics.com editor JR Ross as they highlight and provide context to the latest developments.
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Lake Effect: Full Show Podcast

Audrey Nowakowski, Joy Powers

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Lake Effect is your connection to the community. We bring you local conversations about the people, places and organizations that shape Milwaukee.This podcast features full episodes of Lake Effect.Learn more about Lake Effect here.
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Beats Me

WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR

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What Questions Do You Have For WUWM's Beat Reporters?Beats Me answers your questions about how education, the environment, race and innovation impacts life in southeastern Wisconsin.
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How Did You Do That?

WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR

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What does it take for an entrepreneur to go from an idea to a successful startup? Host Kathleen Gallagher talks with Wisconsin entrepreneurs about how — and why — they've succeeded.How Did You Do That? is no longer being updated, check out Midwest Moxie.
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The Pretzel Podcast

WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR

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From pretzels in the news, to pretzels throughout history, to pretzels in pop culture, the Pretzel Podcast is, well, a podcast about pretzels. Hosts Michelle Maternowski and Mitch Teich place the unheralded salty snack front and center.The Pretzel Podcast features interviews, special guests, pretzel taste tests, and surprising insights into the snack food you know and love.
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Politics aside, Milwaukee is out to demonstrate its ability to host the RNC and future major events. City and civic leaders are touting the beauty of our lakefront and the vibrancy of Milwaukee’s arts, entertainment and dining scene. Meanwhile, there are more basic components to consider — including how we manage waste.…
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We look at the projected economic impact of the RNC in Milwaukee. We learn how Milwaukee County Parks redesigned McKinley Beach to make it safer for swimmers. We look at how UW-Madison researchers are using mannequins to learn how to spot ticks. Plus, learn about Carroll University’s Animal Behavior Program.…
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Sen. Bernie Sanders shares the message he’s been delivering to Wisconsin voters. We explore the recent history of Wisconsin politics and its impact on representation in the state. Visit Milwaukee shares how they’re marketing the city ahead of the RNC. Plus, we learn about the science at the beach.
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We learn what the purpose of a modern political convention is. We learn what Milwaukee’s tourism bureau is hoping to get out of hosting the RNC. We look at how pull tabs came to be a part of Wisconsin bar culture. Plus, hear new local music in the Milwaukee Music Roundup.
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Think back to a time in your life when you saw a bird that piqued your interest and made you want to learn more about birds. That’s your spark bird!For this month’s Chirp Chat, Lake Effect’s Xcaret Nuñez asked listeners to share the moment they discovered their spark bird.By Xcaret Nuñez
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We explore some of the challenges of hiring and retaining corrections officers at Wisconsin prisons. We learn what’s being done to prioritize healing from trauma after an injury caused by violence. We look at some of the best summer dining destinations. Plus, Family Recipes shares a recipe for a traditional Polish holiday pastry.…
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A republican strategist shares how the GOP is courting Wisconsin. We tell you about a scholarship that helps Milwaukee students attend Historically Black Colleges and Universities. We look at the history of the Great Circus Parade in Milwaukee. Plus, bring you the latest episode of Live at Lake Effect.…
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