'Open Record' earns National Murrow Award for excellence in podcasts

The Radio Television Digital News Association announced on Tuesday, Aug. 17 the national winners of the 2021 Edward R. Murrow Awards – and FOX6 News is proud to report "Open Record," the FOX6 Investigators podcast, won the national award for podcasts.

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Among the most prestigious awards in news, the Murrow Awards recognize local and national news stories that uphold the RTDNA Code of Ethics, demonstrate technical expertise and exemplify the importance and impact of journalism as a service to the community. Murrow Award winning work demonstrates the excellence that Edward R. Murrow made a standard for the broadcast news profession.

Listen, download and/or subscribe to the latest of the Open Record episodes.

Dane County indoor mask mandate re-imposed, begins Aug. 19

Dane County health officials announced they are going to re-impose an indoor mask mandate for the entire county, including Madison. It will go into effect on Thursday.

Wisconsin GOP senator has COVID; critical of mask mandates

Republican state Sen. André Jacques, one of the Wisconsin Legislature's most conservative lawmakers and a vocal opponent of mask and vaccine mandates, tested positive for COVID-19.