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Anchored by Frederica Freyberg, Here & Now is Wisconsin’s weekly in-depth news and public affairs program where civic and political leaders provide context to the issues at the forefront of life in Wisconsin. 7:30 p.m. Fridays


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Wisconsin Women Vote: A Here & Now Special
A story of firsts, from Wisconsin to Washington and back, about strong women in history and today.  Watch now on-demand.

PBS Wisconsin Election Coverage

Absentee ballots in the mail

Wisconsin Absentee Ballots Mailed Out

Election clerks across the state are starting to mail out more than a million absentee ballots to voters after the Wisconsin Supreme Court rejected Monday…

Mike Pence

Pence Touts Law and Order During Janesville Stop

Vice President Mike Pence held a campaign event in Janesville Monday, a week since his last stop in Wisconsin which took him to La Crosse…

Joe Biden and Donald Trump

Biden Continues to Lead in Latest Marquette Poll

Joe Biden continues to lead President Donald Trump in the latest Marquette Law School Poll. The former vice president leads Trump 47%-43% among likely voters…

Burnt building in Kenosha

Biden to Visit Kenosha Same Week as Trump

Presidential candidate Joe Biden will visit Kenosha Thursday, just two days after President Donald Trump visited the city that is grappling with unrest due to…

James Malechek

Kewaunee Native Approaching Six Months of Isolation in China

James Malechek’s last opportunity to freely walk the streets of his adopted home of Beijing was Jan. 26. The next day, the Chinese government closed…

Peter Pryde

Pandemic Keeps Madison Physician Busy in Semi-Retirement

Peter Pryde, MD had no idea the year he chose to reduce his clinical hours would be the year a global pandemic would strike. Still,…

Tony Roca

No Place Like Home Plate

Left-hander Tony Roca’s place Wednesday night was on the mound, hurling his go-to fastball for the La Crosse Loggers in their Northwoods League season opener…

People in a garden

Our Food Matters

What do community gardens, global pandemics and movements in support of Black lives have in common? To Venice Williams, Executive Director of Alice’s Garden in…


Wisconsin Public Radio

The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is growing in Wisconsin, and many are taking steps to prepare for what’s to come.

Wisconsin Regional News

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News and Political Podcasts

NPR Corona Virus Daily Podcast

Coronavirus Daily
A daily news podcast about the coronavirus pandemic, covering all dimensions of the story from science to economics and politics as well as society and culture. Hosted by Kelly McEvers from Embedded.

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Politics Podcast
“WPR Politics” is a weekly podcast about the ins and outs of Wisconsin’s political news with host John K. Wilson and WPR reporters Shawn Johnson and Laurel White.

Click Youth Media

PBS Wisconsin Education's CLICK Youth Media

Click is PBS Wisconsin Education’s youth media initiative.

We provide media production professional development for educators, support student journalism, and offer PBS Media Literacy Educator Certification to help teachers as they critically consume and create media with their students. Learn more >

PBS Wisconsin Documentaries

WPT Documentaries : Not Enough Apologies: Trauma Stories

Not Enough Apologies: Trauma Stories

A documentary exploring the lasting effects of trauma and new responses across Wisconsin.

WPT Documentaries : Portraits From Rural Wisconsin

Portraits From Rural Wisconsin

See why some western Wisconsin residents still say that “rural life is the best life.”

PBS Wisconsin Documentaries : Yahara Watershed: A Place of Change

Yahara Watershed: A Place of Change

A study asks what might the Yahara Watershed look like in the year 2070.