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Matenaer on Air

Matenaer on Air

Listen Live: Monday - Friday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Host: Jane Matenaer

"Matenaer On Air" features Wisconsin radio veteran Jane Matenaer and her comedic sidekick Greg Bach. They cover all the news that affects you with humor and a unique perspective. From ginseng farmers to state politicians to bird enthusiasts and more. "Matenaer On Air" gets you ready for the day with laughter and the facts you need to know.

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Matenaer on Air

Cozy up, turn on the fireplace and get ready for another edition of Beyond The Cheese on this, National Lost Sock Day, where we’re talking to Chris Chesebro, the Operations Director and Co-Owner of Wigwam, a sock manufacturer in Sheboygan for four generations! We ask the hard hitting questions and even get supernatural on the […]

Matenaer on Air

May 9, 2024


Matenaer on Air

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! We invite you to today’s rousing episode of Matenaer On Air, where we’ll be discussing such topics as President Biden’s visit to Racine and the sensitive ears of those who can’t take a joke. We’ll also talk about thoughts from the Grand King of Popped Corn, Robin Vos. Then we, Nikki […]

Matenaer on Air

May 9, 2024


Matenaer on Air

In the second hour, we give you more up updates on the Presidents visit to Wisconsin, Dr. Laura Hanks (and her child) joins the show to talk about a lice outbreak in Dane County and what to do in case you’re affected. Spoiler: it doesn’t involve mayonnaise. And we have a visitor in Chenequa, one […]

Matenaer on Air

May 8, 2024


Matenaer on Air

Welcome to Hump Day! We’re rocking and rolling with the arrival of President Joe Biden in Racine to celebrate economic development and a huge win for the state on a site once thought doomed to fail. Then Executive Director of The League of Women Voters of Wisconsin, Deb Cronmiller is here to talk about a […]

Matenaer on Air

May 8, 2024


Matenaer on Air

In the second hour, Dr. Karin Tamerius, a political psychiatrist and Found of Smart Politics joins the show to talk about having the hard conversations with loved ones on topics with which you disagree. It’s about the work and about patience. As always, thank you for listening, texting and calling, we couldn’t do this without […]

Matenaer on Air

May 7, 2024


Matenaer on Air

Welcome to Tuesday! Vaccinations are a controversial topic, not just reserved for Covid. It seems the anti-vax movement has made its way to viruses we’ve long since forgotten about, but now they’re back. Then we welcome Todd Allbaugh of the show with the same name! We’re talking about the incredible disappearing impeachment inquiry, as well […]

Matenaer on Air

May 7, 2024


Matenaer on Air

In our second hour, we kick things off with a question: Would you give up your pocket sized technology? We discuss three articles on the topic of letting go of modern technology whether it’s in school, going back to the old tech or longing for the days you never knew, at all. Then Kip Adams […]

Matenaer on Air

May 6, 2024


Matenaer on Air

Monday is off to a fast start with South Dakota Governor and Super Villain Kristi Noem who isn’t backing down, but isn’t talking much. There’s also a shake up in Milwaukee City Hall with the replacement of the top elections officer. We then welcome Major General Randy Manner (Ret.) to discuss his work serving our […]

Matenaer on Air

May 6, 2024


Matenaer on Air

In our second hour, we welcome back to the show the Head of The Planetarium at the Milwaukee Public Museum, Bob Bonadurer and we’re celebrating National Space Day! Then Farm Bill Biologist Rocco Delmedico from Pheasants Forever discusses what happens when birds decide to a detour and the impressive kill rate of your favorite furry […]

Matenaer on Air

May 3, 2024


Matenaer on Air

Welcome to Friday, The weekend, starts here. We’re diving right in and talking about an effort to make it easier to access voter’s information, but the group doing it…has an agenda. Then we welcome Dan Shafer from The Recombobulation Area and he’s talking about new maps and the elections coming from them. As always, thank […]

Matenaer on Air

May 3, 2024

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