Monthly Archives: March 2014

Discover Janesville: Jason Dowd | Jim Farrell |

On this episode of Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin:

Jason DowdCandidate for Rock County Board of Supervisors Jason Dowd spoke about his passion for public service and how he sees the role of public servant.

Next, it was time for Spanish and French Lesson #2, produced by Parker High School students.

Then, Yuri read the latest blog post from Ronald Rogatzy MD author of “Raising Abel, The Life of Faith”, sponsor of today’s episode.

Raising Abel, The Life of Faith by Ronald Ragotzy, MD

Jim FarrellJanesville City Councilman Jim Farrell, stopped in to talk about the economic progress in Janesville, and the reasons why he is running for re-election.  Using his background in industrial accounting, Jim shared his thoughts on whether the government should be run like a business.

Next, Yuri performed a set of piano improvisations and finished the episode with his thoughts on the latest news from Russia and Ukraine.

Today’s show is also brought to you by Basics Co-op.  Make sure to check out their Super Tuesday sale on April 1st!

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Discover Janesville: Dan Wilcox | Ryan Garcia | Jeremy Zajac | Cathy Hinds

On this episode of Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin:

Dan WilcoxDan Wilcox of Alzheimer Support Center stopped in to talk about the upcoming Dancing with the Stars fundraiser, and the various ways in which ASC helps people in Rock County.

Ryan Garcia

Ryan Garcia is with the City of Janesville and he stopped in to talk about Janesville’s downtown: its value, its potential, and the role that the city will play in its redevelopment.

Jeremy Zajac

Jeremy Zajac is running for Rock County Board of Supervisors.  He stopped in to talk about why he decided to enter public service and why he is campaigning hard while running unopposed.

Cathy HindsCathy Hinds is also running for Rock County Board of Supervisors but she is running as a write-in candidate in a race that features a retiring incumbent and a candidate who has passed away since being placed on the ballot.

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Discover Janesville: Tom Purdy | Matt Johnson, Ron Brown and Autumn Wheeler

On this episode of Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin:

Tom PurdyLocal photographer Tom Purdy stopped in to talk about his two passions: weather and photography.  Tom talked about chasing storms, and becoming recognized for his work as photographer of nature and weather, the role that social media plays in promoting creativity and gave tips for photographers just starting out.  Tom’s Facebook page is Wisconsin Weather and Photography.

Matt Johnson, Autumn Thomas-Wheeler, Ron BrownCast members of “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” Matt Johnson, Ron Brown and Autumn Thomas-Wheeler, stopped in at the studio to talk about the show.

Members of the Pancake Riot performed an original song

Premier of two podcasts from Parker High School students, featuring Spanish and French lessons.

Raising Abel, The Life of Faith by Ronald Ragotzy, MDThe latest blog post by Ronald Ragotzy, MD, sharing his unique vision of the Book of Genesis.

Ted KinnamanTed Kinneman stopped in to talk about his involvement in Rock County politics, starting in 1968 Eugene McCarthy’s campaign.  Ted also spoke about his disappointment with President Obama and shared his thoughts on Paul Ryan.

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Discover Janesville: Jason Heidenreich | Pancake Riot | Adam Rutherford | Tom Hathaway & Debbie Black

On this episode of Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin:

Jason HeidenreichJason Heidenreich is an electrician and a Rock County Supervisor.  On the program Jason talked about what it’s like to be involved in making decisions on the county level, what is prevailing wage and why it is important, and how as an incumbent, he is running for the second time as a write-in candidate.

Next, check out the latest blog by Ronald Ragotzy, MD, based on his book “Raising Abel, the Life of Faith”.  Today’s post is called “Faith Is the Air We Breath”.

Raising Abel, The Life of Faith by Ronald Ragotzy, MD

Next, the show’s house band “Members of the Pancake Riot” shared a new song

Tom Hathaway and Debbie Black stopped in to talk about their upcoming fundraiser to benefit homeless of Janesville.

Debbie Black and Tom Hathaway

Adam Rutherford

Friend of the show Adam Rutherford stopped in to talk about the upcoming Janesville Community Dinner at the Italian House, Community Coffee and other items of community interest.

The show ended with Yuri sharing the real reasons behind Russian invasion of Crimea, and the story of his family, which traces some of its roots back to Sevastopol and Crimea.

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