December 12, 2017
Contact: Dean Kallenbach
Senior Regional Manager
Wisconsin Public Radio
Top News Stories of the Year and Tenth Senate District Candidate
A review of this year’s top news stories will be on The West Side Monday, December 18 at 10 a.m. on 88.3 WHWC-FM/ Menomonie-Eau Claire and 88.7 WRFW-FM/ River Falls.
Gary Johnson, editor at the Leader-Telegram and Jesse Horne, news anchor at WEAU 13 News in Eau Claire join Host Rich Kremer in the studio. The guests will round out 2017 with a discussion of the year’s top local and national news stories.
Libertarian candidate Brian Corriea of Wilson will discuss his run for state Senate with host Rich Kremer. Sheila Harsdorf, former senator of the Tenth Senate District, has been appointed by Governor Scott Walker to the office of secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. The special election will be taking place on Tuesday, January 16 to fill the vacancy.
The Tenth District contains parts of St. Croix, Polk, Dunn, Pierce, and Burnett counties. The cities of Menomonie, Hudson, River Falls, New Richmond, Amery, St. Croix Falls, and Glenwood City are included in the district, as well as the villages of Baldwin, North Hudson, Somerset, Osceola, Hammond, Roberts, Grantsburg, Frederic, Luck, Boyceville and Balsam Lake.
The West Side is a call-in program focused on issues specific to western Wisconsin. The show airs on Mondays at 10 a.m. on 88.3 WHWC-FM/ Menomonie-Eau Claire and 88.7 WRFW-FM/ River Falls, with a live stream at www.wrfw887.com. Listeners may call in with questions and comments during the program at 1-800-228-5615. Archives are available at www.wpr.org/programs/west-side-rich-kremer.
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