Best tasting tap water, Port safety, Author James Patterson on libraries and bookstores

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A Wisconsin water operator talks about making delicious tap water. Then, the head of the Duluth Seaway Port Authority talks bridge safety. Then, best-selling author James Patterson talks about his newest book and a local bookseller shares their perspective.

Featured in this Episode

  • America’s best-tasting water in Wisconsin

    The city of Columbus has the best-tasting water in the United States, according to a recent taste test held by the National Rural Water Association. We talk with Columbus’ lead water operator about what goes into a refreshing tap.

  • Duluth Port leader addresses safety following Baltimore bridge collapse

    We head talk with the head of the Duluth Seaway Port Authority about the Twin Ports. Then, we explore the new shipping season.

  • James Patterson’s newest book covers librarians and booksellers

    We learn about best-selling author James Patterson’s newest book, “The Secret Lives of Booksellers and Librarians.” Then, we hear from a Wisconsin bookseller who was featured in Patterson’s book.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Jake Tanner Guest
  • Deb DeLuca Guest
  • James Patterson Guest
  • Holly Strong Guest
  • Keegan Kyle Executive Producer
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Avery Lea Rogers Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director