Wisconsinites Stranded Abroad Amid Coronavirus Pandemic Struggle To Make It Home
Tuesday, March 24, 2020, 6:00am
While many Wisconsinites are contemplating what life will be like under a stay-at-home order announced Monday by Gov. Tony Evers, others are desperately trying to return home from other countries where borders are being closed and international flights canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Social Distancing In Wisconsin: Your Questions, Answered
Monday, March 16, 2020, 3:00pm
Wisconsin schools are closed for the next few weeks, along with many businesses, libraries and other institutions. It’s all part of an effort known as social distancing, to limit the spread of the new coronavirus. Through WHYsconsin, WPR has been getting lots of questions about what all goes into social distancing.
COVID-19 In Wisconsin: Your Questions, Answered
Friday, March 13, 2020, 2:30pm
As the number of cases of the novel coronavirus grows, so has the number of questions WPR is getting about COVID-19 through the WHYsconsin project. Dr. Jeffrey Pothof, chief quality officer for UW Health, spoke with WPR's "All Things Considered" to answer some of those questions.
What Questions Do You Have About COVID-19?
Thursday, March 12, 2020, 12:25pm
What questions do you have about COVID-19 — either about the virus, prevention or preparation. Your questions will help inform our coverage, and we will do our best to answer them.
Recycling Is More Complicated Than It Used To Be
Thursday, February 6, 2020, 5:35am
Reduce. R euse. R ecycle. It seems like such a sim ple concept. But recycling has changed since it first became popular in the 1970s. P aula Doherty from Monona wanted to know how things are recycled in Wisconsin, so she asked WPR's WHYsconsin a series of questions about recycling in the Badger state.
Where Can I Find Out How Thick The Ice Is And If It's Safe?
Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 6:35am
Before you step foot on the ice, you should check the ice thickness on your own or consult a local bait shop, fishing or snowmobile club, resort or outfitter, according to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
Peddling A Paper City: How Madison Became Wisconsin's Capital
Friday, January 10, 2020, 6:10am
Nancy from Madison asked WPR's WHYsconsin team: "How did the Capitol end up on the Isthmus? What was the politicking that went on behind the scenes to settle on this piece of land?" So we set out to find the answer.
Who Are Tom And Jerry, And Why Are They A Cocktail?
Friday, December 20, 2019, 4:30am
When the temperature drops and the snow piles up, people want a little more warmth in their cocktail. During the holiday season, folks in Wisconsin turn to a hot drink known as the Tom and Jerry to warm them up.