Wayne interviews Chris Graupmann, a Northfielder since 1986. Chris’ daughter is a 2017 Defeat of Jesse James Days Junior Ambassador and his father, Tom, is the recently retired Northfield High School Activities Director. Chris is a home mortgage consultant at Wells Fargo Bank and talks about his life and career.
Mary Ho, retired Rice County Public Health Director, is Wayne’s guest and talks about her life and career.
Frequent guest Yogi Reppmann has just returned from Germany and talks about a Rotary world convention that will be held in Hamburg next year that Northfield Rotary has been invited to, and how the Rotary Club in Iowa tried to avoid WWII in 1932. He brought along his tennis partner, Barbara Jenkins, who wants to promote indoor tennis in Northfield.
Faribault Mayor Kevin Voracek, Executive Director of Paradise Theater Kristen Twitchell, local musician Ray Coudret, and others talk about the Blue Collar BBQ & Arts Fest that will be held in Faribault this Saturday, August 11. Coudret will be performing there and plays a few songs.
Greg Closser, CEO of AllFlex, talks about his life and career and the no-fee recreational facility for developmentally disabled persons on his rural Northfield property called “A Great Day Farm.”