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  • 6-29-15 6pm: Fizzies & Mike Max

    June 30, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to the CEO of a MN company that makes the classic treat, Fizzies! Then he talked with Mike Max about the Twins and Bo Ryan retiring as Wisconsin's basketball coach
  • 6-29-15 5pm: David Schultz & SCOTUS Rulings

    June 29, 2015

    In this hour, John talked with Prof. David Schultz about last week's same-sex ruling by SCOTUS and Justice Scalia's scathing dissent. Then he talked to listeners. How will this affect their lives?
  • 6-29-15 4pm: Frank Vascellaro, Jet Packs & Escaped Convict

    June 29, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to Frank about today's top news. Then he talked to Mark Wachter who rents out jet packs for people to fly over a lake. Finally, Rick Rojas from the NY Times filled John in on the capture of the final NY escaped convict
  • 6-29-15 3pm: Jill Schlesinger

    June 29, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to CBS business analyst Jill Schlesinger about the financial troubles in Greece and how worried we should be
  • 5-26-15 5pm: Going to the Lake - Lake City

    June 26, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to Mary Rassmussen who owns the Lake Pepin Pearl Button Co. in Lake City. Then it was time for his weekly group-hug on the radio- The Bright Side of Life
  • 6-26-15 4pm: Going to the Lake - Lake City

    June 26, 2015

    In this hour John talked to Amelia Santaniello and Angela Davis live from Lake City. Then he talked to Adam Scher from the MN Historical Society about water skiing being invented in Lake City. Finally he talked to a local business owner about doing business in Lake City!
  • 6-26-15 3pm: Going to the Lake - Lake City

    June 26, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to Josh Hutchinson, an ambassador for Lake City and to Mary Lou Waltman from the Lake City city council
  • 6/25/15 John Williams Show: 4 PM Hour

    June 26, 2015

    Frankie V. runs down the headlines of the day. John gets a preview of his trip to Lake City. And Tim Lammers tells us about the films to go see.
  • 6/25/15 John Williams Show: 5 PM Hour

    June 26, 2015

    There were some interesting statements coming out of Washington on Thursday. Then, it's the weekly Numbers in the News quiz.
  • 6-25-15 3pm: Monarch Butterflies

    June 25, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to Liz Klisch, a butterfly house owner, about the decreasing number of monarch butterflies in Minnesota, and what we can do to bring them back
  • 6-24-15 6pm: Jindal Bio & "Once" Cast

    June 25, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to Julia O'Donoghue from the Times-Picayune to find out more about the newest presidential candidate: Bobby Jindal. Then he talked to a couple of members from the cast of "Once" which is at the State Theater
  • 6-24-15 5pm: Kids in Cars & Weird News

    June 24, 2015

    In this hour, John asked if MN should make it illegal to leave a child unattended in a car. Then it was time for the strangest stories in the news: The Weird News Roundup
  • 6-24-15 4pm: Frank Vascellaro & Rep. Bob Barrett

    June 24, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to Frank about today's top news stories. Then he talked to State Rep. Bob Barrett about tuition increases at the U of M
  • 6-24-15 3pm: Arrest Rates & Nixon Author

    June 24, 2015

    In this hour, John talked with a writer from USA Today who had some amazing invormation about the racial disparity in arrest rates across the country. Then, he talked to the author of a new Nixon biography about his take on the former President
  • 6-23-15 6pm: Brianna Schutte & All-Star Voting

    June 24, 2015

    In this hour, John talked about new foods at the Fair with Brianna Schutte. Then he talked about the troubles with the AL All-Star Voting. Who wants to see all those Royals?!
  • 6-23-15 5pm: Lake Calhoun & Green Line

    June 23, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to Mike Spangenberg, the author of a petition to get Lake Calhoun's name changed. Then he and Jordana caught you up on some stories you may not have heard with "The Green Line"
  • 6-23-15 4pm: Frank Vascellaro and Pete Rose News

    June 23, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to Frank about today's top news. Then, was Pete Rose's gambling worse for baseball than PED's? John took calls
  • 6-23-15 3pm: General Mills & Medical Marijuana

    June 23, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to Lauren Pradham from General Mills about changes they're making to their cereals. Then he talked to Dr. Andrew Bachmann from Leafline Labs about the seemingly small number of people who've been okayed for medical marijuana in MN
  • 6-22-15 6pm: Taylor Swift Letter & Eric Nelson

    June 23, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to USA Today tech reporter Jefferson Graham about how Taylor Swift got Apple to cave on royalties. Then Eric Nelson joined him to talk about the weekend in sports
  • 6-22-15 5pm: Choke Jobs & Pat Kessler

    June 22, 2015

    In this hour, John talked about the US Open and Dustin Johnson's tough finish. Then he talked to Pat Kessler about the stories he's working on
  • 6-22-15 4pm: Mike Binkley & Dan Gustafson

    June 22, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to Mike about today's top news stories. Then attorney Dan Gustafson joined him in-studio to talk about the class-action lawsuit he's leading against the state over Minnesota's sex offender program
  • 6-22-15 3pm: Confederate Flag & Obama Comments

    June 22, 2015

    In this hour, John talked about South Carolina removing the Confederate Flag from its state house. Then about some controversial podcast remarks from the President
  • 6-19-15 5pm: Fatherly Advice & Bright Side

    June 19, 2015

    In this hour, John talked with listeners about the best advice they got from their dad. Then it was time for his weekly group-hug on the radio: The Bright Side of Life
  • 6-19-15 4pm: Frank Vascellaro, Back to the 50's & Tim Lammers

    June 19, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to Frank about today's top news stories, to Wally Burchill about what folks can see at Back to the 50's, and to Tim Lammers about which movies to see or skip this weekend
  • 6-19-15 3pm: Charleston Shooting & Barb Johnson

    June 19, 2015

    In this hour, John talked more about the tragic shooting in Charleston. Then he talked to Barb Johnson from the Minneapolis City Council. Are we going to get a soccer stadium?

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