Submitted by Dean Kallenbach, WPR

EAU CLAIRE, WI – The current state of rural healthcare in western Wisconsin will be the topic of The West Side, which airs at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 14 on Wisconsin Public Radio’s The Ideas Network.

Host Rich Kremer’s guests will include Dr. Joseph Holt, director of the Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

The West Side is a call-in program focused on issues specific to western Wisconsin. The show airs on Mondays at 10 a.m. on 88.3 WHWC-FM/ Menomonie-Eau Claire and 88.7 WRFW-FM/ River Falls, with a live stream at Listeners may call in with questions and comments during the program at 1-800-228-5615. Archives are available at

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