Rugby in Wisconsin, Wild lakes, Midwest food terms

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First, we speak with a women’s rugby amateur athlete and the coach of UW-Eau Claire’s Women’s Rugby Club about the sport. Then, we explore wild lakes and Midwest food terminology.

Featured in this Show

  • Local college athlete plays rugby for Team USA

    A UW-Eau Claire student represented Team USA this year for an international women’s rugby tournament in Canada. Today, we talk with the ameteur athlete and the college club’s coach about Team USA and the sport of rugby.

  • Looking at Wisconsin's undeveloped natural lakes

    Wisconsin has more than 15,000 lakes, according to the state Department of Natural Resources. But according to the author of the new book “Wisconsin’s Wild Lakes: A Guide to the Last Undeveloped Natural Lakes,” a small fraction of those lakes are wild lakes. We talk with naturalist John Bates about his research and how humans have reshaped nature.

  • Food terms you likely hear in the Midwest

    Do you like “booyah” or “puppy chow”? Then, you may be from the Midwest. A Wisconsin chef shares his insight on Midwest food terminology and why some dishes are just that good.

Episode Credits

  • Shereen Siewert Host
  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Christine Hatfield Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Abbey Jacobs Guest
  • Derek Wagner Guest
  • John Bates Guest
  • Luke Zahm Guest
  • Lee Rayburn Interviewer

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