Wisconsin News Roundup, Touring With The Eagles, Rural Churches Disappearing

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Rural churches once functioned as meeting places for an entire community, but researchers say these institutions are disappearing across the Midwest. Our guests explain the decline in rural churches, and discuss what it says about our changing world. We also recap the biggest news stories from around the state this week, and hear about a man’s experiences traveling on the road with The Eagles.

Featured in this Show

  • State News Roundup For February 4, 2015

    A state news editor joins us to discuss a soon-to-be open Wisconsin congressional seat, a state spending target and other major stories from around the state this week.

  • Wisconsin Man On Life On The Road With The Eagles

    We talk with a Wisconsin man who’s been a technician for bands like the Eagles, the Flaming Lips, and Fleetwood Mac.

  • Decline Of The Midwestern Rural Church?

    Rural and small town churches are often key parts of community life–but many congregations in the Midwest are facing declining membership and financial difficulty.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Matt Oleson Producer
  • Veronica Rueckert Producer
  • Rob Ferrett Producer
  • Rob Mentzer Guest
  • Todd Bowie Guest
  • Wayne Thompson Guest
  • Lyz Lenz Guest