Scrapbooking Today, Protests Spread To Small-Town Wisconsin, Drilling In Oneida County

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We talk with an artist, designer and author about the modern interest in the historic hobby of scrapbooking. We also look at how the George Floyd protests have spread to Wisconsin’s rural communities. And we hear about exploratory drilling that was to begin in Oneida County, related to mining.

Featured in this Show

  • From Victorian Times to Digital Age: How Scrapbooking Preserves Personal History

    Scrapbooking has a long history, with some scrapbook pieces dating back to the early 1800s, but scrapbook culture has changed over time by technology past and present. We talk about scrapbooking culture, why it’s important and what it looks like today.

  • George Floyd Protests Spreading To Rural Wisconsin

    While protests following the death of George Floyd have taken place in America’s biggest cities, they’re happening in smaller communities as well – and at levels not seen in decades. We take a look at what’s going on in rural Wisconsin.

  • Mining-Related Exploratory Drilling Begins Near Wolf River, First In Wisconsin In Years

    The Michigan-based subsidiary of a Canadian Company, Badger Minerals, was scheduled to begin some exploratory drilling on June 1st near the Wolf River in Oneida County. We get some more information from an area reporter, including the long term goals of the company, community reaction and where this work is set to happen.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Jessica Helfand Guest
  • Rob Mentzer Guest
  • Ben Meyer Guest

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