• 01:29

    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.  

  • 01:07

    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.  

  • 00:13

    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.  

  • 01:52

    Dadio's Lunch Bucket - ON LOCATION - Main Street Saloon Janesville Wisconsin

    in Current Events

    Janesville Community Radio presents:


    DADIO'S LUNCH BUCKET - LIVE AND ON LOCATION


    Main Street Saloon, Janesville, Wi - January 26, 2014


                                                                                                                                                  


    Guests on 26 Jan 2014 include: Head Coach Steve Boldt of semi-pro football team Rock County Rage; and, Topher Diehl owner of the semi-pro football team Janesville Nighthawks.


    Dadio's Lunch Bucket has a little bit of everything. Local and regional interests weave through the show and along the way they give a voice to those ignored by the status quo.  Somehow, they entertain us all in the process.


    Other segments include (but are not limited to):  Word Phrase; Fish Fry; Quiz; Blue-Collar Jobs; Wisconsin War Casualties; News and Comment; and..., Local Burgers.


    You need to ask Dadio and his crew some questions ... he comes with his own support group that is prepared and ready to pull him out of the holes he digs himself into!


    Get on this show, play the quiz and win, and make Dadio buy you a beer or soda!

  • 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.   


     

  • 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.  


     

  • 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!

  • 01:36

    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.  

  • 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.

  • 01:31

    Discover Janesville: Paul Ryan's opponent | I just don't get it! | Dudes4Diapers

    in Current Events

    On this episode of Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin:


    Paul Ryan may have just won re-election and his newest opponent is already hard at work to win in the 2016 election. Tom Breu stopped in by the studio to explain why he will be spending the next two years campaigning against Paul Ryan and why his campaign vehicle is a Hearse.


    Today we premiered the newest feature on Discover Janesville called "I just don't get it!" in which our resident expert Dan Hartung explained things like why in a number of referendums statewide, people voted for increase in the minimum wage and yet re-elected Scott Walker.


    Attorney Crystal Reinoso stopped in to talk about chairing Dudes 4 Diapers fund drive, which aims to raise $10,000 for YWCA for diapers and why she so enjoys being involved in community.


    Tune in also for the premiere of Janesville History Mysteries, an original comedy from Mojo Media Productions, featuring voices of David Bitter, Doris Tropp, Stacey Muchnick and Zac Curtis.


    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.

  • 01:41

    Discover Janesville: DeStifano | Reinhardt | Rebout | Roe & Richardson

    in Current Events

    On this episode of Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin:


    David DiStefano is a financial advisor and insurance consultant.  He is also Commissioner on Janesville School Board.  Commissioner DiStefano shared his perspective on the impact of Act 10 on SDJ, the new grading system, progress of the Benefits Committee he is chairing, how he keeps his private beliefs from interfering with his position on the School Board and the importance of coming to school this Friday. 


    David Reinhart is a lecturer at UW - Whitewater in philosophy and religious studies.  David stopped by the program to preview his upcoming talk at Hedberg Public Library on causing Peace and conflict resolution.


    Executive Director of Janesville Convention & Visitors Bureau Christine Rebout is a long friend of the program but a first time visitor to Janesville Community Radio studio.  Christine previewed the upcoming Art Infusion along the Janesville Mile chalk contest, and also talked about Irish Fest and other exciting local events coming up in Janesville.  Learn more by going to www.JanesvilleCVB.com 


    Ann Roe and Julie Richardson are past Presidents of the Women's Club and they came to preview the upcoming launch of the capitol campaign, looking to do some substantial improvements to the historic building at 108 South Jackson street, housing several organizations, includingh Daughter of American Revolution, American Association of University Women, MacDowell Music Club, the Women's Club and Janesville Art League.  Learn more by going to www.fp108sj.org  


    Today's program is brought to you by The "A" Team, LLC - your social media specialists, Basics Cooperative - home of the Super Tuesday, and by "Raising Abel, the Life of Faith" by Ronald Ragotzy, MD.  

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