WJPF Morning Newswatch

Marc Miller 09-04-2014

Marc Miller, director of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources joins us to discuss the new fracking rules.

Dr. Michael Dreith 09-04-2014

John A. Logan College President Michael Dreith joins us to discuss a drop in enrollment and growing problems for the college.

Dr. Paul Sarvela 09-03-2014

Interim SIU-C Chancellor Dr. Paul Sarvela joins us to discuss the first enrollment increase – albeit a small one – in a decade.

Eric Thorsland 09-03-2014

Democratic candidate for Illinois’ 15th Congressional District, Eric Thorsland, joins us to discuss his campaign.

Kevin Baity 09-02-2014

Carbondale City Manager Kevin Baity talks downtown development, the Carbondale Fire Station and what happens next after the firing of former police chief Jody O’Guinn.

Ed Smith, Leigh Bedokis-Gusta 09-02-2014

Ed Smith and Leigh Bedokis-Gusta join us to discuss this weekend’s Carterville Free Fair.

Roger Craig 08-29-2014

Saline County Commissioner Roger Craig joins us to discuss what is going on with the expansion of the Cottage Grove Mine at Rocky Branch.

Shannon Woodworth 08-29-2014

Shannon Woodworth, Manager of the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds, joins us to discuss the final weekend of the Du Quoin State Fair.

Kenny Schrader 08-28-2014

Race car driver Kenny Schrader joins us ahead of the races this weekend at the Du Quoin State Fair.

Will Stephens 08-28-2014

Murphysboro Mayor Will Stephens joins us to discuss ongoing construction projects in the town and upcoming events, like this year’s Apple Festival.