Season 7 - On Q

Episode 714:
 We talk with LIFE Mower County's Dawn Helgeson, who works with individuals with developmental disabilities. Then we'll talk with Chris Meyer from CERTs about how the community organization for clean energy has made an impact on Minnesota.

Episode 713:
 Eric talks with Phil Burkhart from Austin Symphony Orchestra about the new season. And Mrs. Universe 2021 Tori Hope Petersen, formerly from Albert Lea, tells us about her experience, and talks about her new book called "Fostered."

Episode 712:
 This week Eric talks with Dr. Joey Page, the Superintendent of Austin Public Schools about the new proposed Referendum that is coming up for a vote in November. He answers many questions about the Referendum that you may have been wondering about.

Episode 711:
 This week we have special guest Jessica Cabeen, who has worked extensively in the Austin Public School District and is also now a public speaker and author. She's also the new principal for the Austin Online Academy.

Episode 710:
 Today we meet a special woman who trains local leaders to be better at what they do. And we have a very special guest who resembles none other than Abraham Lincoln.

Episode 709:
 Eric speaks with Brad Kramer, who makes safety training fun. And Elaine Hansen from the Austin Area Chamber of Commerce tells us what the chamber has been involved in recently.

Episode 708:
 Eric talks affordable housing tips with Taggert Medgaarden from the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Austin. We also meet Dave Merrill from the Austin Parks, Recreation and Forestry and discuss the Emerald Ash Borer problem.

Episode 707:
 Eric meets Lindsey Williams the Theatre Director at Riverland Community College here in Austin and we talk with Shari Jenson Executive Director Albert Lea-Freeborn County Chamber of Commerce. Produced by KSMQ.

Episode 706:
 We meet Rich Watkins and Deputy Katlynne Fisher to talk about the Criminal Justice program offered at Riverland Community College in Austin. Also we talk with Dan Urlick who lines up musicians and singers for Austin ArtWorks Festival. Produced by KSMQ.

Episode 705:
 We meet Blake Zimmerli, a young music composer from Austin, and we talk with Kane and Andrea Malo, a married couple who are both principals at Austin schools. Produced by KSMQ.

Episode 704:
 This week Eric talks with Raquel Hellman from the Hormel Institute about their work in biomedical research, and we meet a couple firefighters from Austin. We also chat with Johanna Rupprecht from the River Arts Alliance in Winona.

Episode 703:
 This week Eric talks with Mower County Assessor Joy Kanne about her job and the rise in property values in Mower County. We learn about the Big 9 Music Festival coming to Austin and the Bluff County Art Tour in southeastern Minnesota. Also, we visit with Kris Viesselman from Lanesboro Arts.

Episode 702:
 Eric talks with Sarah Hartman and Laura Helle with the Austin Human Rights Commission. And we learn about Austin Area Arts. We also talk with Marcus Thompson who is the Mower County Solid Waste Officer to discuss recycling.

Episode 701:
 "On Q" returns to KSMQ. KSMQ Public Television's Eric Olson talks to Trish Harren, the Mower County Administrator; Darlyne Paulson and Kari Brick from the Albert Lea Art Center; and Justin Osborne from Four Daughters Winery.

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