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Kate Duffy

The ‘Daun’ of a New Era (2nd Hour)

February 26, 2024

Our friends from Motherhood for Good talk about local women taking on more leadership roles. Salina Heller tells us about the stories she’s producing for UpNorthNews. And we’ll talk to Civic Media’s Maggie Daun, whose new afternoon show premieres later today.

Gun Safety Is in Our Hands (2nd Hour)

February 5, 2024

While Congress and the Wisconsin Legislature are currently incapable of doing anything to save children from the national epidemic of gun violence, others are trying to do their part through home-based initiatives. We’ll learn more from our friends at Motherhood for Good. Also: Terry Bell with 3 Things You Need to Know to start the […]

2023 Special: Motherhood for Good

December 18, 2023

We had many “Motherhood Mondays” in 2023 with our friends from Motherhood for Good. Here are some highlights from their work to inform busy parents about current events and the need to be informed voters.

Indigenous and Invisible (Hour 2)

October 9, 2023

The Indigenous Peoples Day holiday is still relatively new to many Americans, so we’ll talk about the history of the holiday and the opportunities to learn more about our tribal communities, whose challenges and gifts are often invisible to the rest of the country.

Motherhood for good

October 7, 2023

Kate Duffy and Erin Phillips organized Moms for Mandela after the horrific shooting in Uvalde Texas. It was time to get involved if they were going to keep their children safe. Within a few months they had more than 1000 followers on Instagram.  After Mandela lost they transformed to Motherhood for Good and today they have […]

Bird on Our Wire (Hour 2)

September 25, 2023

Our friends from Motherhood for Good bring along LuAnn Bird, whose Bird on a Wire podcast from Civic Media helps emphasize hope, civility, and action to improve our communities. And Civic Media news director Terry Bell has “3 Things You Need to Know” to start the week.

Weekly Best of UpNorthNews Radio with Pat Kreitlow for Sep 16

September 16, 2023

This week on UpNorthNews Radio, we hear from several guests on multiple topics including youth gun violence prevention, the ongoing situation with Wisconsin Elections Chair Megan Wolfe, and an update on sports.

The Lives We Could Save (Hour 2)

September 11, 2023

Wisconsin lawmakers are about to begin their fall session with so much potential—including the ability to pass gun safety legislation that could save the lives of children, law enforcement officers, and more. We’ll talk to a pediatric critical care physician, the kind of doctors who see far too many children whose lives have been lost […]

Waukesha Schools in Crisis (Hour 2)

August 28, 2023

Our “Motherhood Monday” segment looks at what can happen when a quality school district becomes infected with politics. Some things are eye-catching—like rejecting free school lunches for kids. Some things are odd—like banning a song about rainbows. But the more troubling “canaries in the coal mine” take the form of teachers leaving the district because […]

Teach (and Feed) Your Children Well (Hour 2)

August 21, 2023

It’s hard to believe we still live in an era where grown adults are comfortable with the notion that some kids go hungry while they’re at school. We’ll talk to Rep. Kristina Shelton about her school meals initiatives. She also joins Kate and Nicole from Motherhood for Good to talk about the recent Summer Summit […]

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