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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

A sign outside Midvale Elementary in Madison showing voters where to cast their ballots April 7, 2020.

Wisconsin Sees High Rate of Absentee Ballot Requests

Wisconsinites have requested absentee ballots at a rate more than eight times higher than they did in August of 2016, as the state heads to…

Milwaukee voters in line

Elections Commission: Voters Exempt from Mask Mandate

The Wisconsin Elections Commission clarified Thursday how the governor’s statewide mask order will impact voters in the upcoming August primary election. The current order, which…

Pence Touts Freedom-Based Agenda in Ripon

Pence Touts Freedom-Based Agenda in Ripon

Vice President Mike Pence promoted the campaign's freedom-based agenda during a campaign stop in Ripon, warning that a Biden presidency would present burdensome government regulation.

Campaign signs

Republicans Hold State Convention in Green Bay Amid Pandemic, Ahead of Presidential Election

Wisconsin Republicans rallied supporters at the state party’s convention, painting a dire picture of America if President Donald Trump fails to win reelection in the…

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.