• 00:13

    Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin

    in Current Events

    From the birth place of Paul Ryan and Russ Feingold, Janesville Community Radio presents Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin!  Broadcasting from the world headquarters of JCR, located at 321 E Milwaukee Street in Janesville, Wisconsin, live every Wednesday.  Tune in for in depth conversations with Janesville's newsmakers, from politics to arts and community life.  Regularly featuring live acoustic performances by local musicians.  Be in the know.  Discover Janesville.  Listen to past podcasts at www.DiscoverJanesville.com.  Follow the show on Facebook at Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin.  

  • 01:51

    Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin

    in Current Events

    On this episode of Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin:


    In 2011 Lexie Seaver was diagnosed with Glioblastoma, given 6 months to live and told she would not live to see her 26th birthday.  Recently, following an aggressive set of treatments and surgeries, Lexie was once again given just a  few months to live.  Lexie has just celebrated her 30th birthday.  Then, two weeks ago, her dad John Seaver was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer.  Through all of this and now seizures, Lexie continues to write about her experience and communicate with many friends on Facebook who provide her with a constant stream of encouragement, which she appreciates.  Yuri spoke with Lexie as she was waiting to be with her dad during his chemo treatment.  Learn the inspiring story of this amazing woman, and how she continues her daily battle for survival.  


    This past Saturday, Janesville Community Radio was recording at ArtsFest@Janesville's Irish Fest.  Tune in as Yuri is joined by Esther Turner and then Bob Keith, host of JCR's Dadio's Lunch Bucket for a conversation about all things Irish, art and a round of "Where Would You Hang That Sign?"  


    Discover Janesville's final guest on this show was State Representative Amy Loudenbeck (R) who represents 31st State Assembly District.  Representative Loudenbeck shared her views on a wide range of issues including voter ID, redistricting, whether the state of Wisconsin should attempt to stop gay marriage recently reaffirmed by US Supreme Court, drug testing food stamp recepients, and much more.  


    Be in the know.  Discover Janesville.   


     

  • 01:33

    Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin: Enbridge Protesters | Romance Writer

    in Current Events

    Bruce Noble, John Endrizzi and Linda Wyeth are working to raise awareness of Enbridge pipeline, which runs through 12 counties in Wisconsin, including Rock, where it passes under the Rock river.   Grassroots Pipeline Awareness Group works to bring awareness to this important fact.  It also advocates for proper training for those in public safety who would be dealing with the aftermath, should the unthinkable happen, which is does with some regularity.


    Cinder Roherty is a writer of several adult romance novels, several of which she has self-published.  Most recently, Cinder has also written a young adult novel.  In the studio, Cinder shared her approach to writing, how she develops her characters, and the importance of asking “What if?”


    Draven Umbra is a local resident who started a GoFundMe site, looking to raise funds to create a Hackerspace here in Janesville.   What is Hackerspace?  Wikipedia defines it as “a community-operated workspace where people with common interests, often in computers, machining, technology, science, digital art or electronic art, can meet, socialize and collaborate.”  Draven shared his reasons behind deciding to give this idea a try, and why he feels it is needed in Janesville.


    Next, Draven Umbra shared his passion for scary clowns and make up, which he puts on full display, as a regular cast member of Forest of Freaks, a popular outdoor haunted house.


    This episode is brought to you by:


    “Raising Abel, Life of Faith” by Ronald Ragotzy, MD


    The “A” Team, LLC: your Facebook specialists.


    United Arts Alliance: Promoting arts and artists in Rock County.


    Be in the know.  Discover Janesville.  


    Listen to past podcasts at www.DiscoverJanesville.com.  Follow the show on Facebook at Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin.  

  • 02:00

    Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin

    in Current Events

    On this episode of Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin:


    Executive Director of Rock County Historical Society Mike Reuter speaking about the new Tallman Technologies tour starting at the Tallman House, as well as other upcoming opportunities, offered by RCHS, to experience and learn about history of Rock County.


    State Senator Tim Cullen spoke about his experience serving the public, his thoughts on Act 10, and ways to reverse it.  Senator Cullen spoke about leaving the state with the other Democratic State Senators in 2011 and explained his reasons for doing so.  


    Speaking about the August 12th Democratic primary, Senator Cullen criticized two of the candidates running for State Senate.  Senator levied particularly harsh criticisms against Mike Sheridan whom he accused of not accurately explaining the process of reapportionment to the public, and not being ready to be Speaker of Assembly when elected to the post in 2008, following a short time in the Assembly.  At the same time, Senator Cullen  offered a strong endorsement of his former aid Austin Scieszinski.


    President of Blackhawk Technical College Dr. Eckert explained that passing the referendum on August 12th, is the only way for BTC to raise its budget. Dr. Eckert made it clear that the $4 million increase sought in the referendum is a permanent raise to the base, meaning that money will be collected on property taxes year after year. 


    For the last 20 minutes of the program, 3 of the more than a hundred Chinese students - Bryan, Andrew and Chris - spending the summer in Janesville, discussed being in Janesville and going to Craig High School.  


    Be in the know.  Discover Janesville!

  • 01:39

    Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin

    in Current Events

    Want to learn whether destination wedding should be the choice for you on your special day? Lisa Sheldon is Executive Director of Destination Wedding and Honeymoon Specialists Association and she stopped in to talk about the latest trends in designation weddings and honeymoons including as “baby moons” and “volunteer moons”.


    1963 Chevy Impala with 11 miles on it was sitting at a dealer’s lot in Nebraska until it was purchased recently by a collector. Bob Clapper of Fagan Automotive stopped in to talk about the celebration planned for October 20th and 21st and this unique vehicle will be brought to Janesville and put on display at Fagan Automotive show room.


    Senator Tim Cullen stopped in to share his outlook for passing a law requiring school buses statewide to have seat belts for their precious cargo. The Senator also shared his thoughts on the Irish Fest and explained why his father voted for Joe McCarthy in 1946 and in 1952.


    Today’s program is brought to you by:


    The “A” Team – Your Facebook specialists
    Basics Cooperative and their Super Tuesday Sale (The next one is coming up on October 6)
    United Arts Alliance: Promoting and fostering arts in Rock County
    “Raising Abel, the Life of Faith” by Ronald Ragotzy, MD
    and
    My Office-JVL: Start your business here


    Be in the know. Discover Janesville.

  • 01:38

    Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin: Edmund Halabi | Adam Rutherford

    in Current Events

    On this episode of Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin:


    Edmund Halabi is more than the owner of a Janesville institution: Italian House. Edmund is a community booster and a strong supporter of local eateries.  Edmund shares his thoughts on why it is so hard for mom-and-pop restaurants to succeed, secrets to his success, and how we can make a huge difference by committing to eat at a local eatery just once every 6 months!


    Janesville Restaurant Review’s Adam Rutherford shared his thoughts on what makes a restaurant local, offered suggestions on some of his favorite local places to eat, and reminded everyone that the next Janesville Community Dinner will be at the Italian House on October 17th.


    Be in the know. Discover Janesville.


    This program was underwritten by "Raising Abel, the Life of Faith" by Ronald Ragotzy, MD.  Follow "Raising Abel by Ronald Ragotzy, MD" on Facebook.  


    Be in the know.  Discover Janesville.    

  • 01:07

    Discover Janesville: Wounded Warrior Project | Janesville Hollywood

    in Current Events

    On this episode of Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin:


    Todd Christos is a student at Madison Media Institute and a location scout for movie productions.  Todd stopped in to talk about promoting Janesville to production companies, working with well-known actors and creating his own films.  


    David Krapf stopped in to talk about the Wounded Warrior Project and his involvement with it, as well as about his upcoming shows on veterans, and sports, on Janesville Community Radio.


     


    Be in the know.  Discover Janesville. 


    This program was brought to you by:


    Janesville Snow Removal: www.SnowRemovalOfJanesville.com


    The “A” Team, LLC, – Your Facebook professionals.


    “Raising Abel, the Life of Faith” by Ronald Ragotzy, MD.


    United Arts Alliance: Promoting arts and connecting artists in Rock County.


     


     


    From the birth place of Paul Ryan and Russ Feingold, Janesville Community Radio presents Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin!  Broadcasting from the world headquarters of JCR, located at 321 E Milwaukee Street in Janesville, Wisconsin, live every Wednesday.  Tune in for in depth conversations with Janesville's newsmakers, from politics to arts and community life.  Regularly featuring live acoustic performances by local musicians.  Be in the know.  Discover Janesville.  Listen to past podcasts at www.DiscoverJanesville.com.  Follow the show on Facebook at Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin.  

  • 00:48

    Discover Janesville: Christmas Carol Ballet by StageWorks Projects, Inc.

    in Current Events

    On this episode of Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin:


    Britton Gandy is a Janesville resident and one of the choreographers involved in staging an original production of "Christmas Carol Ballet" for StageWorks Projects, Inc., to be performed on Saturday, December 6 at Stoughton High School.  Britton was joined by Coleen Kehl, the Artistic Director and Mary-Carel Verden, a board member of StageWorks Projects, Inc.  These three women came to talk about the excitement of producing an original production, being part of the Victorian Holiday Weekend community celebration in Stoughton, and how "fusion pieces" show the future and full potential of theater by merging together different disciplines.  


    Be in the know.  Discover Janesville. 


    This program was brought to you by:


    Janesville Snow Removal: www.SnowRemovalOfJanesville.com


    The “A” Team, LLC, – Your Facebook professionals.


    “Raising Abel, the Life of Faith” by Ronald Ragotzy, MD.


    United Arts Alliance: Promoting arts and connecting artists in Rock County.


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    From the birth place of Paul Ryan and Russ Feingold, Janesville Community Radio presents Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin!  Broadcasting from the world headquarters of JCR, located at 321 E Milwaukee Street in Janesville, Wisconsin, live every Wednesday.  Tune in for in depth conversations with Janesville's newsmakers, from politics to arts and community life.  Regularly featuring live acoustic performances by local musicians.  Be in the know.  Discover Janesville.  Listen to past podcasts at www.DiscoverJanesville.com.  Follow the show on Facebook at Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin.  


     

  • 01:03

    New Music Inferno w/ Lion In The Mane!!!

    in Music

    Lion In The Mane - Rock/Pop/Alternative band from New York City,NY...New single "Bright Sunny Beautiful" out now..Full length album "The Noise War" out in early 2015...Check out their music & so much more @ www.facebook.com/lioninthemane

  • 01:36

    Discover Janesville: Former KKK member and drug informant | Rock River Phil

    in Current Events

    On this episode of Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin:


    One time KKK member and drug informant Ken Peterson stopped in to explain how his life and he has changed since his infamous encounter with Geraldo Rivera in 1992.  Ken spoke of the importance of all people coming together to address problems that we have to address, including what's been happening in Ferguson, MO.


    Conductor of Rock River Philharmonic, Rob Tomaro stopped in to preview upcoming holiday concerts, discuss what makes a good conductor, and to share his original Christmas song, currently topping charts in Europe, "Don't open 'till Christmas".


    Be in the know.  Discover Janesville.


    This program was brought to you by:


    Basics Co-op: Home of Super Tuesday Sale.  Next sale coming up on December 2nd!


    Janesville Snow Removal: www.SnowRemovalOfJanesville.com


    The “A” Team, LLC, – Your Facebook professionals.


    “Raising Abel, the Life of Faith” by Ronald Ragotzy, MD.


    United Arts Alliance: Promoting arts and connecting artists in Rock County.


    Listen to past podcasts at www.DiscoverJanesville.com.  


    Follow the show on Facebook at Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin.  

  • 00:44

    Episode 13: With Dmitry Gerasimov (Blitz Edition)

    in MMA

    Dmitry Gerasimov is a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter who currently competes in the featherweight division of Ressurection Fighting Alliance (RFA), which airs their fights on AXS TV. Originally born in Saint Petersburg, Russia, he has lived in the US since he was 5 years old. He was the Minnessota State and Regional Taewkondo champion for blackbelt. He is a student of UFC bantamweight Pedro Munhoz and Strikeforce veteran Marcus Kowal in California. Gerasimov will be fighting Chinzo Machida, older brother to UFC fighter Lyoto Machida, at RFA 15 on June 6th at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Culver City, Ca. 

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