ATV ridership increases around the state, State prisons leader Kevin Carr

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First, ATVs are a growing sport in Wisconsin. We talk with a recreation warden about how to stay safe on and off the road. Then, state Department of Corrections Secretary Kevin Carr joins the program to talk youth prisons and vocational training for incarcerated people.

Featured in this Show

  • ATV/UTV ridership in Wisconsin, illegal driving

    A trail in Pembine, Wisconsin has since reopened after a UTV/ATV driver apparently went off the trail and caused more than $25,000 in damages to an area golf course. A DNR recreation warden talks reckless driving and safety. We also explore the challenges and benefits of expanding ATV trails.

  • Department of Corrections head discusses advancements in closing Lincoln Hills

    Last month, the Milwaukee Common Council approved the building of a new youth prison in the city to replace the Lincoln Hills School for Boys and Copper Lake School for Girls. We speak with the head of the Department of Corrections about what this means for the push to close the troubled facilities.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Jake Holsclaw Guest
  • Kevin Carr Guest