Talking To A Ski Resort Map Artist, Avoiding Gift Card Scams, Looking At Immigrant Labor In Wisconsin’s Dairy Business

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Cows grazing on a farm Thursday, April 17, 2008, near Rio, Wisconsin. Morry Gash/AP Photo

A ski resort map artist joins us to talk about his craft. Then we learn how to best avoid gift card scams during the holidays. And we discuss the prevalence of immigrant workers in Wisconsin’s dairy industry.

Featured in this Show

  • Meet The Guy Who Hand-Creates Ski Resort Maps Around The World

    Have you ever thought about the creative process behind those intricate, colorful ski resort maps? We introduce you to a newly inducted hall of fame artist, and talk about the work that goes into creating those maps, including one for a resort right here in Wisconsin.

  • How To Navigate Gift Cards And Avoid Getting Scammed This Holiday Season

    Gift cards are a popular, last minute gift idea for many people. However, all cards have different usage rules and some thieves know how to steal the card before it even makes it to the gift recipient. We talk to the Wisconsin Better Business Bureau about how to avoid getting scammed.

  • Immigrant Labor Now Essential To Wisconsin's Dairy Industry

    Immigrant labor on Wisconsin’s dairy farms has become essential to the state’s signature industry. We talk with a reporter about why so many workers from Mexico and Central America travel for jobs on the state’s farms and what their working conditions are like.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • James Niehues Guest
  • Tiffany Bernhardt Schultz Guest
  • María Pérez Guest

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