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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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State and local health officials continue to monitor and develop responses to the ongoing concerns over the novel coronavirus. Check here for PBS Wisconsin and our partners’ continuing coverage of the state’s public health response.

PBS Wisconsin Election Coverage

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden during a March 9, 2020 campaign event in Detroit, Michigan. (Courtesy: Adam Schultz / Biden for President)

Biden Makes Two Virtual Stops in Wisconsin

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden made two stops in a virtual swing through the Badger state Wednesday, discussing plans to bolster rural Wisconsin and combat…

Republican Tom Tiffany will be the next representative from Wisconsin's 7th Congressional District after winning a May 12, 2020 special election.

Tiffany Wins Special Election

Republican Tom Tiffany won the special election for Wisconsin's 7th Congressional District seat Tuesday night. Tiffany defeated Democrat Tricia Zunker with 57% of the vote.…

Candidates Vie for Open 7th Congressional Dist. Seat

Candidates Vie for Open 7th Congressional Dist. Seat

Candidates Tom Tiffany (R) and Tricia Zunker (D) vie for an open seat in Wisconsin's 7th Congressional District to replace the retired Sean Duffy.

Home Movies: A Visit with PBS Wisconsin Director’s Cut Host Pete Schwaba

Home Movies: A Visit with PBS Wisconsin Director’s Cut Host Pete Schwaba

When Marinette-based Pete Schwaba, host of PBS Wisconsin’s Director’s Cut independent film showcase, started his quarantine at home on March 20, he figured he’d have…

Palmer Station Scientist Carolyn Lipke

Pandemic Extends Wisconsin Scientist’s Stay in Antarctica

It was a balmy, 21-degree late summer morning Wednesday on Anvers Island in Antarctica, a place where the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans are just around…


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.

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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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Derailed is a limited-run podcast from Wisconsin Public Radio about Wisconsin’s high-speed rail line that never was. It’s a look at how the project came together, how it fell apart, and what it says about how Wisconsin has changed.

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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.