Voting Reminders, The Value Of Walking, Frac Sand Bust

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Frac sand seen at Chieftain Sand and Proppant, LLC
Frac sand seen at Chieftain Sand and Proppant, LLC in New Auburn, Wisc. Jenny Peek/WPR

A business writer talks about how the downturn in the oil industry has affected Wisconsin’s frac sand operations. A runner joins the show to share the value she discovered in slowing down and walking. We also get a last-minute reminder about what we need to cast our ballots on election day.

Featured in this Show

  • Sand Mines In Wisconsin Suffer In Fracking Bust

    A business writer explains how the oil industry’s struggles affect workers and companies producing frac sand in Wisconsin.

  • What To Know Before Heading To The Polls

    Hundreds of thousands of Wisconsinites have already submitted their ballots for the November election, and polls around the state open tomorrow for in-person voting. The head of the Wisconsin Elections Commission joins us with a reminder of what to bring to the polls, how to register, and more.

  • A Fitness Coach Found Calm By Walking More

    A fitness coach explains how walking more has helped her feel calm, notice more about her surroundings and even improve her runner’s stride.

Episode Credits

  • Kealey Bultena Host
  • Kealey Bultena Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Kealey Bultena Interviewer
  • Ryan Dezember Guest
  • Meagan Wolfe Guest
  • Emily Abbate Guest

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