2008 Radio Series
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Scott Fritz: What Does it Take to Be a Hero?
A devastating flood brings forth a story of courage and heroic action.
Paul Wotzka: The Public’s Right to Know
One scientist takes a stand and loses his job in the process.
Paul and Adelina: Teen Talk
Two middle school students, Paul Escher and Adelina Yankova talk about their hopes, dreams, and challenges.
Al McCormick: A Local Entrepreneur’s Story
Starting local, going global.
Nick Nichols: Going Green
Practicing environmental stewardship in a large organization.
Keith Knutson: Across the Political Divide
Can we get beyond partisan politics?
Rick Stewart: A Passion for Teaching
A teacher of the year talks about the rewards and challenges of his profession.
Marilyn Pedretti: Living Simply
The builder of a straw bale house describes the joys of doing more for oneself.
Bud Hammes: Our Most Difficult Decision
How do we approach the end of life?
Dan Green: Caricatures of Choice
An American Indian shares his perspective on Indian mascots.
Dave Skogen: Selling Groceries and Growing People
A servant leader talks about the importance of focusing on people to build a successful business.
Ce Ce Mullenbach: Losing a Child
A mother talks about a life-changing experience.
Ed Kondracki: The Life of a Police Officer
A look at the human being behind the badge.
Andrea, Eleanor, and Sara Hansen: Living and Loving
Three generations respond to the challenges of Alzheimer’s disease.
Ben Logan: The Land Remembers
A prominent writer gives voice to the land.
Wayne Oliver: Banking on Ethics
For responsible bankers, it’s all about serving people and helping them with their needs.
Bruce Brown: Winning and Losing
A nationally renowned coach talks about sports and character development.
Steve Meyer: Church without Boundaries
A pastor talks about ministering to people where they are.
Judy Aufenthie: Meet a Life Coach
Helping people navigate life in an increasingly complex world.
Barbara Kooiman: Historic Preservation
Can we save our historic buildings while meeting the demands of the future?
Tom Skemp: Saving Souls Behind Bars
The life of a jail chaplain.
Tom Rand: Aging with Dignity
A nursing home administrator talks about the challenges of caring for the elderly.
Bill Reese: Understanding Religion
A theologian discusses the significance of religion in a pluralistic world.
Jennifer Burelbach: Understanding Mental Illness
A psychologist offers her perspective.
Nicole Milliren: Cycles of Abuse
A social worker advocates for compassion in dealing with child abuse cases.
John Gaddo: The Place of Public Radio
Serving the public through radio that belongs to you.
Day to Day Ethics is produced and edited by Chuck Ericksen; interviews and production assistance provided by Pat Kerrigan; produced for broadcast by John Gaddo; music composition by Earl Madary; project advisor, Richard Kyte.