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Eau Claire Hometown Media

Podcasts and discussion focused entirely on Eau Claire and the Chippewa Valley. We discuss everything from current events, to sports to highlighting great organizations. There are podcasts highlighting everything! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/eau-claire-hometown-radio/support

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May 15, 2021 11 min

With the NHL and NBA playoffs approaching, Derek gives us his Stanley Cup prediction and breaks down seeding in the NBA.

Also, we hear about the start of his Little League season in Eau Claire and the item he has gotten for the first time in his career.

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Father Justin Kizewski, the Pastor for Holy Ghost and St. Bridget Parishes chats with Molly.  We hear about father's background and his path to the priesthood (he originally didn't even want to attend Catholic high school yet alone get into this vocation).

We learn how his entering the priesthood shares something in common with Cheerios.

How he feels about leaving Chippewa Falls soon.  He's been around for years, seeing...

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Our little baker tries her hand at, and samples, chocolate/peanut butter banana bread

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May 13, 2021 30 min

The EC County Board considers ways to spend $20 million...the importance of expanding broadband access...and Scott addresses an e-mail he received and lots of accusations that have been fed to the media about Lieske Giese's office over the last several months.

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We're drinking a Gunpowder IPA from The Brewing Projekt and talking the local real estate market with Scott Wolfe from Century 21.  

First, Scott and Scott discuss the unique hair style (or lack thereof) they have, then we progress into the local real estate market.

-Where is all of this demand coming from that is driving up prices?

- Is the entire market 'hot' or is it only certain segments (ie: is it just single famil...

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May 12, 2021 29 min

We've gotten an update on when the Sonnentag Center hopes to break ground...the City Council makes some downtown parking decisions...and the area reaches a vaccine milestone...plus, a local story worthy of Ace Ventura

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May 12, 2021 10 min

Is the day coming soon where you won't have to take your car into a service shop?

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The Elk Mound School District has lifted it's mask mandate...Scott works in the school district.  What are his thoughts!

Also, the Eau Claire City Council is on the verge of a smart downtown parking decision.

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May 11, 2021 27 min

Heather is here again busting more myths when it comes to training your dog. 

- Harness Myths

- Handling 'stronger' breeds with a heavy hand

- Puppy Training

- Breeds that 'can't learn'

https://avsab.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Puppy_Socialization_Position_Statement_Download_-_10-3-14.pdf

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Matt from Chippewa Valley Cremation Services chats with Bill...the two share corny jokes and bad puns about the mortuary business that will have you dying with laugher!

We learn why Matt entered the business and the changes he has seen in funerals in the last 20 years

Takes us through the process of dying to the funeral

Why is embalming required

Debunking some myths, including that a dead body feels WARM before it eventually cools

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May 11, 2021 29 min

Knelly talks with Chad from No Boundaries Tiny Homes and how they are an addition to the real estate market. 

What exactly is a tiny home, who benefits (young and old alike are taking advantage), the business investment opportunity and much more.

noboundariestinyhomes.com

EXTRA:  Story of one of the realtors being humped by a seller's dog

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May 11, 2021 28 min

Don and Kyle from Roundtable Revival discuss their organization that focuses on helping released inmates re-enter society.

Kyle, a released inmate himself, tells his personal story of being incarcerated and upon release needing to find his way.  Now he wants to help others who he knows experience the same problems.

Many times, leaving jail isn't the end its only the beginning of problems.

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May 10, 2021 19 min

Join us as we discuss the Chippewa Falls City Council meeting on 5/4/2021. 

We'll discuss the somewhat emotional appeal that came before the council 

and my vote on it, awards for city members, the Safe Routes to School 

Plan, and some stuff on the upcoming park board meeting. Afterwards, 

we'll talk about wasteful spending in cities and cover a real example 

of a bad spending proposal from a real city.

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Derek fills us in on what the talk is on the playgrounds concerning Aaron Rodgers, plus his thoughts on the NHL's handling of Tom Wilson and the New York Rangers' response.

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May 6, 2021 22 min

Scott has strong words for local youth baseball coaches...Scott's experience with a local medical professional who is an ANTI-VAXER?!?! The City of Eau Claire is attempting combat Asian-American hate...and the Eau Claire Express will likely represent the area's first large open to public events in over a year


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Lona Cook of Cook Chiropractic Center sits with Jerry and Scott to talk about chiropractic care, drink a Scotch Ale from Great Dane Brewery, talk about who she ended up back in Chippewa Falls.

Oh, and we hear a story about how she was once robbed at gun point outside of the country?!?!

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May 6, 2021 54 min

We head north this week to the Jump Rope Capital of the World, Bloomer, for a visit to Bloomer Brewing Company.

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May 5, 2021 30 min

An uncomfortable experience at a local restaurant...change coming to the Eau Claire City Council...and showing appreciation for this profession

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May 5, 2021 9 min

 The fact is, cars/trucks are rapidly becoming moving computers moreso than motorized vehicles.  The newest technology and what to expect is discussed.

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May 5, 2021 29 min

This podcast series will introduce us to the people and places that make Menomonie a wonderful community.  On the debut episode, we meet Dustyn and Becca from Downtown Menomonie INC. to set the stage for the podcast.  

Among many topics covered we learn about Becca's love of crystals...Dustyn's involvement with vintage baseball...and what fast foot chicken franchise residents ask for in Menomonie the most

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