Exploring a new Tolkien exhibit, How La Crosse is helping those without homes

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Tarps cover a tent where firewood is set up outside.
Jamie Goodyear and her boyfriend, Anthony Kudingo, live in a tent in Reindahl Park on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, in Madison, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

First, we learn more about a new exhibit highlighting the manuscripts of famed fantasy writer J.R.R. Tolkien. Then, we speak with La Crosse’s homeless services coordinator about how the city is helping those who need housing.

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  • La Crosse provides homeless solutions

    This summer, a local park in La Crosse is offering homeless people a temporary place to call “home.” We talk about the city’s short-term and long-term solutions to help the homeless. La Crosse’s first-ever homeless services coordinator joins us.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Royce Podeszwa Technical Director
  • William Fliss Guest
  • Sarah Schaefer Guest
  • Brian Sampson Guest

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