What is the Yellowstone Trail and where does it go?
Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 1:35pm
Yellow-painted rocks are used throughout Wisconsin to mark the Yellowstone Trail, the first transcontinental highway to travel through the northern tier of the United States. Beth English wanted to learn more about its history and its path, so she turned to Wisconsin Public Radio’s WHYsconsin for help.
In Wisconsin, what are my options if genetic testing shows the fetus isn't viable?
Monday, August 1, 2022, 6:05am
The U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade and Wisconsin's 1849 abortion ban going back into effect have left some wondering what that means for the options pregnant people have when genetic testing shows abnormalities in a fetus, including those that would not allow the fetus to survive outside the womb.
What does the end of Roe mean for IVF?
Wednesday, July 6, 2022, 6:15am
The overturning of Roe v Wade and the end of legal abortion in Wisconsin has some people wondering if assisted reproduction like in vitro fertilization, or IVF, will be affected.
Help inform our coverage by sharing your questions about abortion access and reproductive rights
Saturday, June 4, 2022, 5:00am
WHYsconsin wants to hear from you: What questions or concerns do you have about the future of Roe v. Wade? What questions do you have about the future of abortion access and reproductive rights? Who do you want to hear from — health experts, legal experts, pregnant people, people who have chosen to have an abortion, etc. — when it comes to the looming U.S. Supreme Court decision?
Why are most Wisconsin waterfalls up north?
Friday, June 3, 2022, 4:00am
Tom Hornung from Madison reached out to WHYsconsin wondering why most waterfalls in Wisconsin are in the northern part of the state. We set out to answer that question by talking to a hydrogeologist.
Was your Wisconsin community a 'sundown town'?
Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 11:55am
Towns and cities that didn't allow people of color to stay after dark were common across the Midwest during the early 19th and 20th centuries. So why are they not that well known? We answer a WHYsconsin question about the history of "sundown towns" in the state.