Lanette Hansen’s Blog, Magic Blogs, Magic Stuff

Lanette’s Lazy Ramen Casserole Recipe

Magic 98 listener, Laura raised nine kids and fostered a few more. She knows a thing or two about cooking. Here’s her recipe that I’m stealing for Lanette’s Lazy Ramen Casserole. 1 lb hamburger (fried & drained) 1 pkg Ramen Noodles (put in baggie & smash… kid job!). Any flavor.
Posted  on September 30, 2020
Kid of the Week, Magic Blogs, Magic Stuff

Elston Is Our Kid of the Week

Magic 98‘s new Kid of the Week is four-year-old, Elston, from Sauk City! She was nominated by her grandma, Kathy, who says… “Elston is four years old and is just full of personality! She loves playing dress up, riding her scooter, and acting out super hero scenes with big brother and
Posted  on May 18, 2020
Magic Stuff, NewsTicker

Madison-Area Ski, Snowmobile, and Sledding Info

Choose your winter adventure! For information on Dane County snowmobile trails, click here. For information on Dane County’s cross-country ski trails, click here. Please remember that snowmobile and ski trails often cross private property—and that a trail pass is required to use them. Find sledding hills in Madison parks when
Posted  on November 6, 2019
Magic Stuff, NewsTicker

Where To Have Fun Indoors

To help you fight cabin fever, you’ll find some ideas below, including indoor places in Madison that provide fun all year long. . . Madison Children’s Museum Keva Sports Center The Well Tracks Hobbies and R/C Raceway Fired Up Pottery Ultrazone Laser Tag Deer Valley Lodge (Indoor Waterpark) Vitense Golfland
Posted  on November 6, 2019
Magic Stuff, NewsTicker

Summer Scoop: Splash Pads, Beach Report & More

Magic 98 wants to help you enjoy the precious days of summer! On the Summer Scoop, you’ll find info for splash pads, beach reports, farmer’s markets, and more — all in one, handy place! Be sure to download the Magic App and bring Magic 98 with you wherever the adventure
Posted  on July 2, 2019
Magic Stuff

Snow Day Memorandum Of Understanding

With so many days in a row of no school, we thought you might like to give your squirrely kid this little gift. If nothing else, it should create a wonderful opportunity for a conversation! –Lanette and Fletch Click below to download a PDF that you can print for your
Posted  on January 30, 2019
Magic Stuff


See the latest list of school closings, delays, and/or early dismissals from News 3 and when you click here. For other winter weather information including the latest forecast, road conditions, community snow emergency rules, and airport departure and arrival times, check our Winter Survival Kit here.
Posted  on April 4, 2018
Magic Stuff, NewsTicker

“Alexa, Open Magic 98!”

If you have an Amazon Echo device, you’ll want to know how to get it to play Magic 98. Here’s how: First, some definitions: Alexa is Amazon‘s voice service, used by different types of Echo devices such as Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Tap, and Echo Show. Skills are similar to
Posted  on December 21, 2017
Magic Stuff

Wisconsin Concert and Theater Information

Here’s your connection to the best shows in Madison and elsewhere in Wisconsin like Milwaukee, plus Dubuque and Rockford… DECEMBER 7-22 A Christmas Carol – Madison/Capitol Theater JANUARY 14-15 Trolls Live! – Madison/Overture Center 17-18 Yule Ball – Milwaukee/Turner Hall Ballroom FEBRUARY 8 Disney On Ice: Dream Big – Madison/Alliant Energy Center MARCH 29 Michael Buble – Milwaukee/Fiserv
Posted  on February 10, 2017
Magic Stuff

Southern Wisconsin Farmers’ Markets

We are so lucky to have so many farmer’s markets in Southern Wisconsin! Here’s a list of local farmer’s markets that we can’t wait to go back to next season! The Dane County Farmers’ Market The Saturday Market on the Square is postponed indefinitely due to COVID-19. Click here for
Posted  on January 1, 1970