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"Newsmakers" is a weekly news and current affairs talk show produced by WPR's La Crosse News Bureau. Interviews on the program explore politics, education, the environment and other regional issues relevant to southwest Wisconsin and adjacent portions of Minnesota and Iowa. The program airs Fridays at 10 a.m. on The Ideas Network 90.3 La Crosse, with repeat broadcast Fridays at 7 p.m. on NPR News & Music 88.9 La Crosse.

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"Newsmakers" is a weekly news and current affairs talk show produced by WPR's La Crosse News Bureau. Interviews on the program explore politics, education, the environment and other regional issues relevant to southwest Wisconsin and adjacent portions of Minnesota and Iowa. The program airs Fridays at 10 a.m. on The Ideas Network 90.3 La Crosse, with repeat broadcast Fridays at 7 p.m. on NPR News & Music 88.9 La Crosse.

    Possible energy utility rate hike

    Possible energy utility rate hike

    A local power company is asking the Public Service Commission for permission to raise its rates again this coming January. But will the rate hike be approved? And will the public have a chance to weigh in before it is? We’re talking about that today on Newsmakers. Then, we’ll revisit a conversation with art historian Jo Artel, who wrote about and worked with the late Wisconsin artist, Truman T. Lowe.

    Remembering Wisconsin's Vietnam War Lost

    Remembering Wisconsin's Vietnam War Lost

    A Wisconsin Veterans Museum’s traveling exhibit program pays tribute to the 1,161 men and women of the state officially listed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., going above and beyond by putting a face to the names listed on the wall.

    How the community serves people with disabilities

    How the community serves people with disabilities

    A conversation about how the La Crosse area community serves people living with disabilities.

    OWI Treatment Court System in Monroe and La Crosse Counties on Newsmakers

    OWI Treatment Court System in Monroe and La Crosse Counties on Newsmakers

    An encore presentation of a look at the La Crosse area's OWI Treatment Courts.

    The REACH Center of La Crosse

    The REACH Center of La Crosse

    A conversation with the staff of the REACH Center in La Crosse.

    Spring outdoor fun

    Spring outdoor fun

    Plants and other outside stuff

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