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Wisconsin Umpires Association training director discusses the state of umpiring in Wisconsin

WRN morning anchor and reporter Ted Ehlen talks with the Director of Training for the Wisconsin Umpires Association, David Furru, about the state of baseball and softball umpiring in Wisconsin, the personal qualities that it takes to become an effective umpire, and the non-profit association that provides training and support for umpires around the state.

Recovering substance addict plans walk from Superior to Cudahy to raise addiction recovery awareness

WRN morning anchor and reporter Ted Ehlen talks with Greg Studzinski…a recovering substance abuse addict who learned that long daily walks aid in his recovery.  After finishing a 2022 fundraising walk from Green Bay to Cudahy in what he called the “Packer 2 Packer 120”, Greg will next be on a trek of nearly 500 miles, walking from Superior to Cudahy this August to raise funds for substance abuse recovery efforts during his “Lake 2 Lake 500.”  Greg talks about planning and preparing for the long walk, and how walking has contributed to his recovery from addiction.

Special Elephant Bobblehead heralds Milwaukee’s hosting of Republican National Convention

WRN morning anchor and reporter Ted Ehlen talks with the co-founder and CEO of Milwaukee’s National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum, Phil Sklar, about the special Elephant Bobblehead that his organization has created in observance of Milwaukee’s hosting of the 2024 Republican National Convention.  Phil talks about the evolution of the special bobblehead (as well as a special Donkey Bobblehead for August’s 2024 Democratic National Convention down the road in Chicago), the museum itself, how he became so involved with bobbleheads, and why these nodding statuettes have become such a desired collectible worldwide.