WPR Survey On Minimum Wage In Wisconsin, Bat Disease In Wisconsin, Why Spring Green?

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The debate over raising the minimum wage has picked up a lot of steam nationally. Rob Ferrett and Veronica Rueckert discuss the results of a WPR-St. Norbert College survey that looks at what Wisconsinites think about raising wages. Then, a deadly bat disease that has been plaguing other states has officially been confirmed in Wisconsin…they’ll find out what white-nose syndrome is, and what, if anything, can be done to stop it from spreading. They’ll also speak with actor Jim DeVita about why he chose to live in Spring Green.

Featured in this Show

  • The Wisconsin Survey from Wisconsin Public Radio and St. Norbert College’s Strategic Research Institute : Minimum Wage In Wisconsin

    We continue our look at the The Wisconsin Survey from WPR and St. Norbert College’s Strategic Research Institute, with a focus on how Wisconsin residents feel about the issue of raising the minimum wage.

  • DNR Reports Case Of Deadly Bat Disease In Wisconsin

    The Wisconsin DNR confirmed today the first case of white-nose syndrome in the state, a lethal disease that afflicts bats. A conservation expert at the DNR discusses what the disease does to bats, and what can be done to try and stop it from spreading.

  • American Players Theatre Actor Jim DeVita Shares Why He Loves Spring Green

    Spring Green was rated one the best small towns in America to visit in 2014 by the Smithsonian Magazine. It is the home of the American Players Theatre, Frank Lloyd Wright masterpieces, and a vibrant music scene. American Players Theatre actor Jim Devita shares why he loves the town.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Kevin Quinn Guest
  • Erin Crain Guest
  • James Devita Guest
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Galen Druke Producer