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Politics in Wisconsin, and in the nation, often boils down to an “us vs. them" mentality. But how did we get here, and what’s keeping politics polarized?
Why is Wisconsin a swing state? That’s the question at the heart of this podcast, which explores the state’s historical and current political climate.


Xcaret Nuñez, a producer for "Lake Effect," is collecting stories from Wisconsin birders about their spark birds — the bird(s) that helped spark one’s interest in birding.
Your connection to the community. Lake Effect brings you local conversations about the people, places and organizations that shape Milwaukee.