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State by State Horror Show (Hour 1)

April 7, 2023

Tennessee Republicans legislators have expelled three of their Democratic colleagues for the crime of… protesting gun violence. Kansas Republicans have passed a new law allowing childrens’ genitals to be examined if they want to play in school sports. Florida Republicans propose a ban on talking about periods in schools, just as young girls have questions. […]

Mussolini, On-Time Trains, and the New York Times (Hour 2)

February 3, 2023

It’s a lie that the Italian dictator actually made sure the trains out of Rome began running on time again, but the myth lives on. It’s a lesson to remember when the New York Times is running with headlines praising Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for “taking on the education establishment”—when he’s really trying to erase […]

An Orwellian Plan for Abortion Misinformation (Hour 1)

February 3, 2023

Republicans have introduced a bill that, if passed, would create a federal anti-abortion website that provides misleading information about abortion, directs women to health “centers” that pressure them not to have abortions, and could even collect their personal information to share with anti-abortion groups. We’ll talk to Courier Newsroom national correspondent Keya Vakil.

Best of UpNorthNews Radio with Pat Kreitlow (Week of 01/23/23)

January 28, 2023

This week on UpNorthNews Radio, Pat was joined by Dr. Kristin Lyerly, Brad Pfaff, Senator Tammy Baldwin, and Carolyn Fiddler to keep us updated on what’s going on in Wisconsin.

Kevin McCarthy Borrows from Joe McCarthy (Hour 2)

January 27, 2023

House Republicans created a new committee to investigate the “weaponization of the federal government,” which enables them to harass and undercut the people in law enforcement who helped the country learn more about the effort to overturn an election and launch a violent attack on Congress. Another new committee aims to undermine US relations with […]

Who’s Asking for a 30% Sales Tax? (Hour 1)

January 27, 2023

The debt ceiling debate is a farce, an imaginary concept, and yet congressional Republicans are threatening to tank the US economy over it. What’s their great idea to fund essential services? A 30% national sales tax. Courier Newsroom national correspondent Keya Vakil helps sum up the week’s national political headlines.

Best of UpNorthNews Radio with Pat Kreitlow (Week of 1/16/23)

January 21, 2023

This week on UpNorthNews Radio, we heard from many great guests. State Assembly Representative Lisa Subeck explained the Republican proposal for a flat tax in Wisconsin and the likely disastrous consequences it represents. On Hometown Health, Dr. Kristin Lyerly invited Lucinda Roberts and Kim Shefchik of Doctors In Concert to explain the community benefits that […]

This Ain’t a Game, Congress (Hour 1)

January 20, 2023

A small minority of congressional Republicans—who represent a minority of American voters—wants to play a game of chicken with the national economy. After climbing out of a COVID recession and bringing unemployment to a 50-year low, this bloc of right-wing politicians is preparing to steer the country into default—something that will affect every American through […]

Never Forget (Hour 1)

January 6, 2023

We remember the tragedy of the January 6 insurrection and the continuing quest for justice and consequences for those who plotted and took part in the deadly attack on the United States government.  We visit with Courier Newsroom national correspondent Keya Vakil and political director Carolyn Fiddler.

If Scott Walker Says Trains Are Stupid… (Hour 1)

December 9, 2022

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will make significant improvements to Wisconsin transportation, including a kick-start for high-speed rail. Former Gov. Scott Walker calls that “stupid,” so it’s clearly the right move for the state. Also, a Wisconsin congressional report card following several moves this week in Washington, DC.

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