Andy's Recent Stories
Still Believes the Decision to Open Was Right
Monday September 14, 2020
Coach James Malechek Continues Quarantine with the Chinese Olympic Swimming Team
Thursday July 9, 2020
Dr. Peter Pryde oversees hopeful plasma treatments for COVID-19 patients.
Tuesday July 7, 2020
Sister Mary David Walgenbach knows a little bit about staying home. She’s done it for 60 years.
Thursday June 25, 2020
Guadalupe Paez Says His Life Will Never Be the Same
Thursday June 18, 2020
Health Director Debbie Danforth Believes that Helped Save Lives
Tuesday June 16, 2020
Mang Xiong Helps Find Relief for Hmong Small Businesses
Thursday June 11, 2020
PBS Wisconsin checks in with a Green Bay Preble High School LGBTQ leader, senior Daniel Croake, who talks about earning a college scholarship and how things have gone with the virtual close to his high school career. We also talk with Brian Juchems, co-director of the statewide LGBTQ youth support network, GSAFE, who will offer an overview into the pandemic’s impact on LGBTQ students.
Tuesday May 26, 2020
That’s the bad news. But, what if your home was in the safest spot in the world?
Thursday May 14, 2020
PBS Wisconsin spoke with two people with developmental disabilities in Rhinelander to see how life during the pandemic was going for them. Our interview with John and Carol Anne was arranged with help from Jenny Felty, Director of Headwaters, Inc., a Rhinelander-based human services agency whose partners include the Ashland and Bayfield Counties Departments of Health and Human Services. Part 1 is a visit with John and Carol Anne. Jenny Felty provides a larger context about people with special needs during the pandemic in Part 2 which is a Q&A.
Tuesday May 5, 2020
We are living through an historic time, and it's important to document life today for posterity. We learn about two projects meant to record the experience of living through the coronavirus outbreak here in Wisconsin.
Wednesday April 22, 2020
In the age of musicians live streaming, a Madison couple go live every night on their front porch.
Tuesday April 21, 2020
Mike Wilm is cutting wood even as he cuts payroll. How long can he keep it up?
Tuesday April 14, 2020
Milwaukee Washington High School Senior Devonta Hymes stays on schedule to graduate this spring. He's reaching out to his classmates to help them do the same.
Thursday April 9, 2020
Jimmy Voegeli is a fifth generation Wisconsin dairy farmer with acreage in Monticello. He tells what stay-at-home means for his operation and his 220 Brown Swiss cows.
Tuesday April 7, 2020
The debate over the widespread public use of facemasks is coming to a head this week. Infected people without symptoms can spread the virus. This fact is at the center of new CDC recommendations calling on the White House to consider encouraging people to routinely wear face coverings in public.
Thursday April 2, 2020
Wisconsin author Michael Perry creates a daily, online visit with his fans.
Tuesday March 31, 2020
As Wisconsin voters start going to the polls in the 2020 election cycle, most counties in the state maintain websites that do not employ at least one of two basic practices that would help bolster their digital security and public confidence in their online platforms.
Wednesday March 11, 2020
Rates of unvaccinated children are on the rise in Wisconsin as more parents seek personal waivers for their children. We’re speak with pediatric professor and infectious disease specialist Dr. James Conway about the risks this may pose and our chances of an outbreak.
Wednesday September 4, 2019
Dick Wagner chronicles the history of gay Wisconsinites prior to the 1969 Stonewall riots. His new book, "We've Been Here All Along: Wisconsin's Early Gay History," shows how people lived their lives despite severe societal homophobia. "You shouldn't assume that we have no past," Wagner says, "and our past helps define who we are today."
Wednesday June 19, 2019
Declining enrollments and complicated funding streams are making it harder and harder for rural schools to keep the lights on. Kim Kaukl, director if the Wisconsin Rural Schools Alliance, joins us to talk about this seemingly inescapable pattern and talk about his own story in Spring Valley.
Wednesday June 12, 2019