Author Archives: David

Building a Smarter Power Grid

Wouldn’t you know, all of the electricity used in the United States is supplied via three huge electric grids, called interconnections. There’s an eastern interconnection, and a western, and the third – the Texas interconnection – covers most of the … Continue reading

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All the Best of “Wisconsin Life”

Last winter, Wisconsin Public Television joined Wisconsin Public Radio in its effort to capture the character of Wisconsin. Wisconsin Life, now on the radio, television and online, showcases the creative passion of some of our state’s most interesting people. Each … Continue reading

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‘Sewing With Nancy’ Returns with a Variety of New Projects

We recently stopped by Nancy Zieman’s office to pin down a few remaining details about the upcoming season of Sewing With Nancy. In Nancy’s words, this season could be billed as a “variety show” of sorts. But don’t expect to … Continue reading

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Mix-Up Your Fourth of July

Give switchel a try and bring something new to the picnic table. Last week, the PBS Food Extracts e-newsletter appeared in my inbox as it does each and every Friday, and the top stories this time inspired me to shake … Continue reading

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PHOX and More Bands You Should Know

In January 2013, 30 Minute Music Hour host/producer Andy Moore announced that PHOX, an emerging musical group with roots in Baraboo, would perform for our little half-hour music program. His memo to WPT staff read, “Our show has also featured … Continue reading

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