Kenosha’s first female county executive, S. Carey’s new solo album

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S. Carey at the drums
Musician S. Carey at the drums. (Peter Larson/Shore Fire Media)

We chat with Samantha Kerkman, the first woman elected as Kenosha County executive about her priorities for the job. Then, we talk with S. Carey — the drummer for the Wisconsin band, Bon Iver — about his new solo album, “Break Me Open.”

Featured in this Show

  • Kenosha County's first female county executive

    After serving for more than 20 years in the Wisconsin Assembly, Samantha Kerkman was elected Kenosha County executive, the first woman to hold the position. We talk to Kerkman about her priorities, public safety and economic development for one of the state’s most racially diverse counties.

  • Bon Iver's S. Carey releases first album in years

    Indie folk musician S. Carey touches on loss and fatherhood in “Break Me Open,” his first solo album in four years. We talk with the Eau Claire-based drummer for Bon Iver about the inspiration behind his latest work.

Episode Credits

  • Molly Stentz Host
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Samantha Kerkman Guest
  • Sean Carey Guest

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