Kenosha’s Comeback, Another Pandemic College Year

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Students walking along Johnson St. on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
Students walking along Johnson Street on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Bill Martens/WPR

We hear how residents and businesses in Kenosha are rebuilding their city after the summer 2020 protests and fires. Then, we hear how college students are doing in another school year during the pandemic.

Featured in this Show

  • Rebuilding Kenosha After Protests

    The protests that erupted after a police officer shot Jacob Blake last year in Kenosha caused millions in property damage, particularly in the city’s Uptown neighborhood. We talk with a city alder about what is being done to rebuild and what more he’d like to see happen.

  • Back On Campus: Checking In On College Students

    Wisconsin Public Radio’s higher education reporter joins us to discuss how the state’s colleges and their student populations are adjusting to another school year during the pandemic. We touch on in-person classes, COVID-19 vaccination rates, on-campus testing and more.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Ald. Anthony Kennedy Guest
  • Rich Kremer Guest

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