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From pretzels in the news, to pretzels throughout history, to pretzels in pop culture, the Pretzel Podcast is, well, a podcast about pretzels. Hosts Michelle Maternowski and Mitch Teich place the unheralded salty snack front and center.The Pretzel Podcast features interviews, special guests, pretzel taste tests, and surprising insights into the snack food you know and love.
Carroll University’s associate degree in nursing pathway launched last year. Instead of bringing students to its Waukesha campus, Carroll located the program at the United Community Center, or UCC, in Walker’s Point.By Emily Files
We look at the Biden Administration’s plan to help student borrowers and what more can still be done.mThen, speak with the new host of NPR’s It’s Been a Minute about breaking down current events through pop culture. Plus, chat with actor Pepe Serna about the documentary about his fifty-plus year career in Hollywood.…
Months after a Waukesha County Judge denied Darrell Brooks’ request to bring in outside jurors, a jury of 16 white people were selected Tuesday.By WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
We look at the push to hold a constitutional convention and how it could reshape the founding document of our nation. Then, learn how hunters can help prevent the spread of highly pathogenic avian flu in Wisconsin. Plus, we learn about the CineLatino Film Festival and explore our local cover band scene.…
The largest cocoa maker in Ghana is bringing its chocolate manufacturing to Wisconsin. Niche Cocoa announced Tuesday that its first expansion in the U.S. will be at Business Park in the city of Franklin.By WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
MPS made FAFSA completion a graduation requirement starting this year. The FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, which gives students access to grants and loans to pay for college.By Emily Files
A local defense attorney says the opening statement may be challenging for defendant Darrell Brooks.By Chuck Quirmbach
On Monday, Milwaukee officials launched a public safety initiative called the Safe Place Program.By Kobe Brown
We look at a Children’s Wisconsin program called Project Ujima, helping kids and families dealing with violence. Then, explore a new program at Marquette that will have Marquette faculty living alongside first and second year students. Plus, learn about the Milwaukee Jazz Institute and the Farm/Art Dtour in Sauk County.…
Over the next decade, a program led by Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District and Ducks Unlimited will plant six million trees and restore 4,000 acres of wetlands within Milwaukee’s watersheds that encompass 1,100 square miles.By WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
Judge Jennifer Dorow says Darrell Brooks has been too disruptive to be in trial courtroom.By Chuck Quirmbach
We look at the rising rate of suicide among Black Americans and specifically, Black children. Capitol Notes digs into Wisconsin Republicans’ lawsuit challenging a get out the vote effort in the City of Milwaukee. Plus, our Book of the Month series gets a recommendation to get you in the mood for scary season.…
The city of Milwaukee prepares to have four Ford Mustang Mach-E on the street as part of a fleet transition from gasoline vehicles.By WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
Five weeks ahead of Wisconsin's midterms, there are lawsuits over absentee ballots, get out the vote efforts and even a suit by a top Republican to quash a congressional subpoena.By WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
More bus and rideshare programs are planned for southeastern Wisconsin, but others foresee a lot of cars still on the road.By Chuck Quirmbach
By WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
The United Way has been distributing diapers in Milwaukee and Waukesha Counties since May 2021. In that time, the agency has provided 279,000 baby diapers to its network of 39 local nonprofits. Then nonprofits then distribute the diapers to people directly.By Kobe Brown
Wisconsin third through eighth graders are doing worse in reading and math, compared to the year before the pandemic.By Emily Files
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention says that suicide is the 12th leading cause of death in the United States. In 2019, it was the second leading cause of death for Black people ages 15 to 24.By WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
The board tasked with overseeing the state’s department of natural resources met in northern Wisconsin Wednesday, where conversations took both anticipated and unanticipated twists from wolf management to internal politics.By Susan Bence
Ten students who participated an August protest are accused of violating the student code of conduct and are being sanctioned, according to advocates.By Emily Files