Weekly Wisconsin News Roundup, Congressional Candidate Interview: Spencer Zimmerman, News

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From the banks of Lake Superior to the Driftless area, we’ve got your Wisconsin news covered. We get our weekly roundup of top stories. We also talk to Spencer Zimmerman, Conservative candidate for the first Congressional district as part of an ongoing series of candidate interviews and after 141 people were arrested, we get the latest on protests over the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Featured in this Show

  • Congressional Candidate Interview: Spencer Zimmerman

    Trump conservative Spencer Zimmerman joins us to talk about his campaign for Wisconsin’s First Congressional District, as part of an ongoing series of candidate interviews.

  • State News Roundup For October 28, 2016

    One of the biggest stories this week is news that Milwaukee’s teen pregnancy rate is at a historic low point. A state news editor joins us to talk about this and other top stories from the past week.

  • Hundreds Arrested At Dakota Access Pipeline Protests

    141 people were arrested in North Dakota amid ongoing protests over the Dakota Access Pipeline. The underground crude oil pipeline is designed to transport hundreds of thousands of barrels of oil per day from North Dakota to Illinois, but the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and other Native American tribes that have allied with them say the pipeline threatens the water supply and could destroy sacred tribal sites. We get the latest from a journalist who has been covering the story.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Haleema Shah Producer
  • Spencer Zimmerman Guest
  • Rob Mentzer Guest
  • Dave Thompson Guest

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