Good Talk

Something to love about Duluth is that it is nothing more than a big small town. Listen with Roger as he talks to folks involved in events, services, and activities that make Duluth such an amazing place to live, work, and call home.

“Good Talk” Episode #6: Josh Miller

Listen while Roger interviews Josh Miller. Josh is the Station Manager of the North Shore Scenic Railroad. We talk about his story of how he got to Duluth, how the NSSR survived the pandemic, events that have had impact on not only the railroad but also the City of Duluth tourism, and of course some cool elements of the museum.

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“Good Talk” Episode #5: Steph Krause

Listen while Roger interviews Steph Krause. Steph is one of our Duluth, MN firefighters. We dove into her personal journey, her passion for firefighting from a young age, and the rigorous mental and physical training she undergoes to protect our community. We also discussed the PFAS issue that’s become a pandemic amongst firefighters nationwide.

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“Good Talk” Episode #4: Ryan Kern

Listen while Roger interviews Ryan Kern. Ryan is Founder and President of the Duluth Airshow. This year’s 2023 show, featuring the US Navy Blue Angels, takes place July 15-16 at the Duluth International Airport. We discuss our long friendship which began when I got involved with the Airshow back in 2001.

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“Good Talk” Episode #3 : Brok Hansmeyer

Listen while Roger interviews Brok Hansmeyer. Brok is a well-known Duluthian with a compelling story. In 2019 any other day turned into a life-altering day when he had a serious mountain bike accident. He broke his neck, ruptured a disc, and had a serious spinal cord injury.

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“Good Talk” Episode #2 : Lisa Byrne

Listen while Roger interviews Lisa Byrne, a founding member of the new DuFTA (Duluth Foot Trails Alliance). We discuss our friendship formed over trail running, the goal of this new Duluth non-profit to represent foot trail users, and how you can get involved and/or become a Member.

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