Outagamie County sees tourism increase, Residents of Menomonee Falls defend their local library

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Wisconsin’s sixth most populous county saw a recent uptick in tourism. We hear from Outagamie County’s executive on the state of the Fox Cities region. Then, residents from the Village of Menomonee Falls fear their library is under threat. We speak with an organizer and previous library board member.

Featured in this Show

  • Outagamie County Executive Tom Nelson on tourism uptick, state funding, 2023 priorities

    A new report estimates Wisconsin tourism spurred nearly $24 billion in economic impact last year, exceeding previous records. Outagamie County in the Fox Valley tallied among the steepest upticks in tourism. We speak with County Executive Tom Nelson as part of a series of conversations with community leaders across the state.

  • Menomonee Falls residents worry about library cuts or closure

    Dozens of communities across the nation have voted to stop funding their public libraries. We hear from two community members trying to stop future cuts or closure of the Menomonee Falls library in southeastern Wisconsin.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Thomas Nelson Guest
  • Andrew Guss Guest
  • Ian Dickmann Guest

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