State News Roundup, National Trails Day, Stemming Heroin Use, Cooking With Olive Oil

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This weekend, hikers around the nation will celebrate National Trails Day. Rob Ferrett and Veronica Rueckert talk about the joy of hiking and enjoying the outdoors. They’ll also get a roundup of state news, talk about new recommendations on ending heroin use in Wisconsin, and learn about cooking with olive oil for Food Friday.

Featured in this Show

  • State News Round-Up For June 6th, 2014

    WPR’s assistant news director joins us for a look at what’s making news in Wisconsin.

  • Celebrating The Trails System In The United States

    Every year, the American Hiking Society celebrates National Trails Day on the first Saturday in June. It’s a day full of outdoor activities meant to promote and celebrate the trails in the United States. A guest from the American Hiking Society discusses what National Trails Day is and how it got started. He also explains the joys of hiking and asks you what your favorite trails are.

  • State Council Gives Recommendations On Stemming Heroin Use

    Friday, the State Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse released a set of recommendations focused on treatment and prevention of heroin use. They come following a “heroin symposium” earlier this week in Milwaukee including community members and the city.

  • Food Friday: Cooking With Olive Oil

    Don’t settle for just using that fancy bottle of olive oil as a salad dressing or a dip for bread. Today on Food Friday, two cooks talk about working olive oil into all sorts of recipes.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Noah Ovshinsky Guest
  • Peter Olsen Guest
  • Sarah Endrizzi Guest
  • Mary Platis Guest
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Galen Druke Producer
  • Chris Malina Producer