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ED WALL’S STORY: BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTER LIFE IN SCOTT WALKER’S CABINET

Guest:  Ed Wall, former Secretary, Wisconsin Department of Corrections, and author Ed Wall has spent his life as a public safety professional – basically a cop who has worn many hats. He began as a police officer in Meriden, Connecticut, a state trooper in New Hampshire and then moved to Wisconsin where his wife Debi… Read more »

THE REALITY OF RECOVERY FROM ADDICTIONS

Guests:  Shelly Dutch and Chuck Callender, Board members of Recovery Foundation and Director and Business Director, Connections Counseling; Jason Semenas, Peer Mentor, Recovery Foundation… Jason Semenas is a peer mentor with the Recovery Foundation. That means he is in recovery himself – successfully – after battling addictions of every kind since he had a half… Read more »

ONCE FAMOUS BUT FORGOTTEN PEOPLE WHO MADE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE

Guest:  Lahna Anhalt, author Have you heard of Katherine Wright? Rose Wilder Lane? Harriet Hubbard Ayer? H.H. Bennett? Perhaps – but the thoroughly-researched rest of their stories and the biographies of six other famous people you never heard of are found in the well-written book, “Aunt Laura’s Attic” by Wisconsin author, Lahna Anhalt. Researching and… Read more »

WHEN LUCK RUNS OUT: A STORY OF HOPE AND HISTORY

Guest:  Terri Karsten, author…. In 1869, a gutsy girl flees New York City and heads west on an orphan train in a desperate search for a home for herself and her little brother. This is the basis for the meticulously-researched, historical fictional account of young children traveling to find a home on an orphan train… Read more »

WHAT MAKES SOMEONE COMMIT SUICIDE, AND WHAT CAN BE DONE TO PREVENT IT?

Guests: Meghan Henderson, Clinical Program Supervisor for Adult Psychiatry, UnityPoint Health-Meriter and leader of the Zero Suicide Initiative; Amy Nolden, survivor of two family suicides Why do some people think death makes more sense than life? When we see celebrities like Robin Williams, Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade choose death by their own hands, we… Read more »