State Of Emergency Declared, Latin Music Festival Takes Over Wisconsin Dells For Second Year, Death Doulas Aid In End-Of-Life Care

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Wisin, left, and Yandel perform onstage at the 14th Annual Latin Grammy Awards at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, in Las Vegas. Wisin and Yandel are headlining Los Dells festival this weekend. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP)

The Los Dells festival is back for a second year, with cheaper admission rates and more artists. We talk to a local music writer and an organizer of the festival for the details. We also hear how death doulas are helping to make the end-of-life process a little easier to handle. Plus, we find out what a statewide state of emergency means for flood recover in Wisconsin.

Featured in this Show

  • Statewide State Of Emergency Declared After Storms, Flooding

    Governor Walker has declared a state of emergency for all of Wisconsin following a week of flooding and storms. But what exactly changes under a state of emergency? A member of Wisconsin’s emergency management team gives us the details.

  • Los Dells Festival Returns To Wisconsin

    One of the Midwest’s only Latin American music festival returns for its second year in Mauston, Wisconsin Saturday, September 1 through Sunday, September 2. We talk to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s music writer about what to expect, and a singer who’ll be playing at the show.

  • Supporting People As They Die

    Doulas are most commonly involved in the birth process, as a support to the mother and others. We talk with a Wisconsin death doula who helps people at the end of their lives.

Episode Credits

  • Judith Siers-Poisson Host
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • Andrew Beckett Guest
  • Andrea Echeverri Guest
  • Piet Levy Guest
  • Dr. Jackie Yaeger Guest

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