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3rd District Primary: Rebecca Cooke (Hour 2)

June 6, 2024

Rebecca Cooke concludes our three-day catch-up with candidates in the 3rd Congressional District Democratic primary. State Rep. Jodi Emerson (D-Eau Claire) is our guest in our Women Win Wisconsin segment, powered by our friends at Motherhood for Good. And Luke Mathers helps us review the final Wisconsin episode of Top Chef-Wisconsin before the finalists are […]

It’s N.E.W. and Blue (2nd Hour)

February 29, 2024

Kristin Lyerly’s “Women Win Wisconsin” segment introduces us to the N.E.W. Blue PAC, a group for Northeast Wisconsin women who want to see changes made in election results across the 8th Congressional District. State Rep. Jodi Emerson has an update on how Gov. Tony Evers helped improve a relief plan for the Chippewa Valley as […]

A Doc, a Chef, and a Cooke (Hour 2)

September 21, 2023

We talked to 3rd Congressional District candidate Rebecca Cooke during a recent visit to Chippewa Falls and we’ll share that conversation. And in our Hometown Health segment, chef Ace Champion joins Dr. Kristin Lyerly to talk about cooking for Packers, holding a world record, and encouraging positive thinking and healthy choices.

Pomp, Circumstance, and Crybabies (Hour 2)

August 2, 2023

The Wisconsin state Capitol was the scene Tuesday of the formal investiture of new Supreme Court Justice Janet Protasiewicz. Nearby, a former conservative Supreme Court candidate was proclaiming himself a victim for being ousted as head of the state court system now that progressives control the high court. Wait, aren’t conservatives the ones who are […]

Weekly Best of UpNorthNews Radio with Pat Kreitlow for Jun 24

June 24, 2023

Gov. Tony Evers signed off on a deal that increases funds for local governments and schools, but it also strengthens the voucher schools that continue to undermine public education. The UW System is still facing a Republican budget cut, even with a record $7 billion surplus. GOP lawmakers tried to sneak through a change that […]

A Rough Week for Wisconsin Students (Hour 2)

June 21, 2023

Gov. Tony Evers signed off on a deal that increases funds for local governments and schools, but it also strengthens the voucher schools that continue to undermine public education. The UW System is still facing a Republican budget cut, even with a record $7 billion surplus. GOP lawmakers tried to sneak through a change that […]

Weekly Best of UpNorthNews Radio with Pat Kreitlow for Apr 15

April 15, 2023

We had a very busy week on UpNorthNews Radio, so here’s a slice of the best conversations. First, Representative Jodi Emerson joins Pat to talk about the GOP’s refusal to take gun violence seriously. Then, on Hometown Health, Dr. Kristin Lyerly invites Dr. Tracy Guiou to talk about how we can address the increasing childhood […]

The Lives a Red Flag Law Might Have Saved (Hour 2)

April 14, 2023

The shooting deaths of two police officers in Barron County last week likely came as no surprise to those who knew the suspect, who also died in the incident. We’ll review warning signs from past run-ins that included threats to murder law enforcement officers—and ask again when an entire political class will start putting the […]

Your Two Cents on a $7 Billion Surplus (Hour 2)

March 29, 2023

Once next week’s election is behind us, Wisconsin legislators will get back to work on drawing up a two-year state budget that determines the level of support for all kinds of services that affect daily life in our state. Rep. Jodi Emerson will help us outline the ways you can provide your ideas, especially on […]

TikTok, Meta, and Human Trafficking (Hour 2)

February 21, 2023

While lots of attention is being given to TikTok as an app that might have questionable security safeguards, the truth is that we use plenty of programs that have the potential to cause harm—including some programs based in this country. We’ll talk to state Rep. Jodi Emerson about the way social media platforms can be […]

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