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Tomato & Spinach Soup
Tastes great with grilled cheese! 1 large yellow onion, chopped 1 tbsp olive oil 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes, drained 2 cups water 2 beef bouillon cubes 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning 1/4 tsp dried basil 1/4 tsp...
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February 8th, 2016
75% of women own one of THESE and will keep it for just over a decade. Incorrect guesses: purse, car, compact, shoes The answer is a little black dress.
Super-Sloppy Joes
Make these Sunday and your family will name you the MVP! 1 pound lean ground beef 1 small onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 cup ketchup 1 can (4 oz) chopped green chilies 1/2 cup beef broth 1/4 cup chili sauce 1 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp...
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February 5th, 2016
The three most popular snacks eaten this Sunday are: #3 crackers, #2 nuts...what is #1? Incorrect guesses: pretzels, chicken wings, nachos The answer is potato chips.
February 4th, 2016
Super Bowl Sunday is the most popular party day of the is the slowest day for this. Incorrect guesses: shopping, church, dining out The answer is a wedding.
Curry Chicken
Great weeknight dish, comes together in a flash! 1-1/2 cups uncooked instant rice 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces 2 tsp curry powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 tbsp canola oil 1 can (14...
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February 3rd, 2016
Women were asked what they most hate to see a man wear and THIS was the top answer. Incorrect guesses: sweater, eyeliner, socks with sandals, capri pants, toupe The answer is leather pants.
February 2nd, 2016
The average one of THESE lasts 28,000 miles. Incorrect guesses: falling star, shoes, motorcycle, tire The answer is a shopping cart!
Spicy Shrimp
Can you handle the heat?!? 1/2 large onion, chopped 1/2 large green pepper, chopped 1 tbsp olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 can (4 oz) tomato sauce 1/4 cup chicken broth 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley 1 to 2 tbsp hot sauce 1/4 tsp onion...
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February 1st, 2016
One out of 5 Americans eat THIS every day. Incorrect guesses: ice cream, apple, cheese, yogurt, spider, fast food The answer is cereal!
Whip, Nae Nae & Dab
Over the weekend, a gymnast from UCLA got a near-perfect score on her floor exercise, helping her team win the meet. But her routine completely captivated people all over the world. Just watch her moves. So energetic, so joy-filled, so precise, so...
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Is This How an MVP Behaves?
Cam Newton, quarterback for the Carolina Panthers, has been taking a lot of criticism for the way he abruptly ended his press conference after his team's loss on Sunday in Super Bowl 50. He was sulking, he answered the questions quickly, and he...
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"Words Are Written on the Winds"
The folks who run the Academy Awards television show really don't like it when people ramble on and on and on when making their Oscar acceptance speeches. So over the years, they've tried all sorts of techniques to hurry things...
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"Awaken! And Welcome Death!"
One of the more unusual Super Bowl commercials was the one for Death Wish Coffee. The company won a contest where the folks at Intuit QuickBooks paid for the production and airing of a 30-second ad during the Big Game for a small business. Total...
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See Ya Later, Gator
This one goes into the Someone Tell Me Why file. A guy in Florida was just arrested for throwing an alligator through the drive-through window at a local Wendy's. As the story goes, he saw the three-foot-long alligator on the side of the...
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"Damn, We All Still Look Good!"
Candace Cameron Bure, Andrea Barber and Jodi Sweetin showed up on Ellen yesterday to talk about their new show, Fuller House. The crew's back (except for the Olsen Twins) and the jokes are just as corny as they were in the original Full...
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"Once You Stop, You Die"
One of my favorite late night segments is "Carpool Karaoke" on The Late Late Show with James Corden. James has an amazing talent, and a decent set of pipes. And he's able to sing along with and interview guests while navigating the streets of...
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Kentucky Fried Comedians
I'm having trouble keeping track of who's playing Colonel Sanders these days in the Kentucky Fried Chicken commercials. In less than a year, there have been three different comedians jumping into the Colonel's white suit and doing their...
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And This is How Boston Handles Snow
Boston, Massachusetts and the surrounding communities got hammered this time last year with some record snowfalls. This year hasn't been too bad, but the past week has seen a couple of decent storms. This footage was taken at the end of last...
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"One of These Days, You'll Be Someone's Dinner"
The Disney folks used the Super Bowl to drop their first trailer for live action version of The Jungle Book. Money well-spent, if you ask me. In a day that subjected us to sheep singing Queen songs and animated colons, The Jungle Book trailer was a...
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February 1-29 - Mounds People For Pets

When: All February Long!
Where: All Mounds Pet Food Warehouse Locations
What: It's People for Pets all February Long at Mounds Pet Food Warehouse!  In February, 10% of Pet Food Sales will go to Local Shelter Animals in our area!

February 19-21 - Zor Shrine Circus

When: Friday, February 19th - Sunday, February 21st
Where: Veterans Memorial Coliseum @ Alliant Energy Center
What: Come see wild beasts, daring trapeze artists, clowns, jugglers, tight rope walkers and more!  Tickets can be purchased in person, at PDQ stores or online at

Friday, Feb. 19 - 7:00pm
Saturday, Feb. 20 - 10:00am/2:30pm/7:00pm
Sunday, Feb. 21 - 1:00pm & 5:00pm

March 1-6 - Motown The Musical

When: Tuesday, March 1st - Sunday, March 6th
Where: Overture Hall
What: It began as one man’s story…became everyone’s music…and is now Broadway’s musical. Motown the Musical is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Featuring classic songs such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” experience the story behind the music in the record-breaking smash hit Motown the Musical!

March 5-6 - Join WOLX at BRAVA's Kids Expo!

When: Saturday, March 5th & Sunday, March 6th from 10a-4p
Where: BRAVA's Kids Expo  at the Alliant Energy Center
What: Join 94.9 WOLX’s street team for fun and prizes during BRAVA’s Kids Expo at the Alliant Energy Center both Saturday and Sunday! Mike will be there on Saturday from 10am to Noon and Heather will be there Sunday from 10am to Noon.

Make time for play! The Madison Kids Expo is the perfect opportunity for families to come out and play together! Happening Saturday (March 5) and Sunday (March 6) from 10am-4pm at the Alliant Energy Center; connect with your inner child.

Touch and Learn – Exotic animals at Zoozort Wildlife Exhibit

Explore – First truck, Ambulance, Police car and more!

Dance – the celebrating youth stage showcases local kid performance groups all weekend long.

Hop – bouncy houses for our youngest guests (2-4years) and bigger kids (5 years and up) will be hopping

For special performances, check out the daily schedule page (coming soon).

Now - April 30th - Million Pound Challenge

When:  Now - April 30th
Where: Princeton Club
What: Get fit, lose weight, end hunger!  The Million Pound Challenge benefits Second Harvest Foodbank of Southeastern Wisconsin and its emergency food pantry partners in southwestern Wisconsin.

Visit to find out more!

June 27 - Gordon Lightfoot

When: Monday, June 27th
Where: Capitol Theater (Overture Center)
What: See Gordon Lightfoot at Capitol Theater on Monday, June 27th!

July 10 - Sting & Peter Gabriel at Summerfest

When: July 10th
Where: Marcus Amphitheather during Summerfest
What: Two of music's most iconic stars - Sting and Peter Gabriel - will unite this summer for a once in a lifetime concert tour. Rock Paper Scissors, produced by Live Nation Global Touring, will visit select North American cities this June and July. 

Having first toured together in the 80s for Amnesty International, Rock Paper Scissors will find Sting and Peter Gabriel performing both separately and together, playing their own songs as well as melding their bands to explore each other's most celebrated hits.

Tickets on sale Monday, February 1st at 10:00am and include Summerfest admission.