Wisconsin hospital closures, Creating delicious sauces, Bad River documentary, Wildfire season

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Jingle dresses at the Bad River Powwow. © Richard Schultz 2022. Photo courtesy of 50 Eggs Films

We discuss multiple upcoming hospital closures in rural Wisconsin. Then, we talk to the author of a new cookbook about how to create exciting sauces. Then, we learn about a new documentary about Wisconsin’s Bad River Band. And, we talk about the early start to Wisconsin’s wildfire season.

Featured in this Episode

  • Two hospitals to close in rural Wisconsin

    A reporter explains why two hospitals in western Wisconsin are facing closures. Then, the CEO of the Wisconsin Hospital Association weighs in on the issue.

  • Food Friday: The key to delicious, creative sauces

    A creative sauce can turn even the most basic dish into something new and exciting. We talk to the author of a new cookbook full of sauces for every occasion. Recipes can be found at wpr.org/food.

  • New documentary film about Wisconsin's Bad River Tribe premieres this weekend

    The Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has been protecting the waters of Lake Superior for centuries. We learn about a new documentary that tells the story of their ongoing fight for sovereignty.

  • Wisconsin wildfire season starts early this year

    After a warm, dry winter, Wisconsin is seeing an early start to its wildfire season. A fire specialist from the DNR talks about what this means for residents throughout the state.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Eric Borgerding Guest
  • Hope Kirwan Guest
  • Ashley Boyd Guest
  • Mary Mazzio Guest
  • Liz Arbuckle Guest
  • Ashley Stone Guest
  • Ron Schneider Guest
  • Tim Peterson Executive Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Beatrice Lawrence Producer
  • Richelle Wilson Producer
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director

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