Midterm elections in Wisconsin, History of Wisconsin Dells

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Sen. Ron Johnson gestures as he speaks outside to reporters.
Sen. Ron Johnson speaks to reporters after holding a town hall Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, at Boulder Junction Town Hall in Boulder Junction, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

We check in on Wisconsin’s political races in 2022 for U.S. Senate and Governor with the help of a political reporter. Then, a Wisconsin historian shares how Wisconsin Dells became the tourist attraction it is today.

Featured in this Show

  • Checking in on Wisconsin's top 2022 political races

    Republican Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson faces a number of Democratic opponents to his re-election campaign, while more challengers could be coming for Democratic Governor Tony Evers to keep his role in the state capitol. We check in on the biggest upcoming policitcal races of 2022.

  • The history behind the Wisconsin Dells

    The Wisconsin Dells is a favorite vacation spot for many Wisconsinites, but how did it get to be what it is today? We answer a WHYsconsin question about the history of the Dells with a local historian.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Craig Gilbert Guest
  • David Rambow Guest
  • Rhonda Parchem Guest