R-Town Season 16


Season 16 - Episodes

R-Town, Episode 1601

This week on R-Town, Danielle sits with Reverend Emily Carson to discuss unpacking 2020 this New Year. We check in with the Rochester Community Bike Club, 125Live Esthetician Liz Guevremont describes how her new business is fairing in the pandemic, and Master Chef Contestant Shari Mukherjee shows us some popular recipes. Dr. Amit Sood and Danielle discuss the ways we can all become more resilient in 2021.



R-Town, Episode 1602

This week on R-Town, Danielle sits with Graham Briggs, Director of Olmsted County Public Health, to discuss the COVID-19 vaccine. Vangie Castro discusses her immigration story from the Philippines to the United States, and Bryan Wattier from MegaWatt Entertainment stops by to discuss how they're fairing through the pandemic. New Walkabout correspondent Amarachi Orakwue chats with Naura Anderson about Threshold Arts and supporting the work of local artists.

R-Town, Episode 1603

This week on R-Town, Danielle talks with Dave Oeth with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program to discuss how the Rochester community can access free filing assistance. We meet Rawhi Said as he describes how his family fled their home in Bosnia and we check in with Wale Elegbede to reflect on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. New City Administrator Alison Zelms stops by to discuss the future of Rochester and the 2021 Budget.



R-Town, Episode 1604

This week on R-Town, Danielle sits with the RDA to discuss how Social Ice is changing this year. Kim Sin describes his journey to America and Amarachi Orakwue sits down with George Thompson to discuss his life in Rochester. We also chat with Rev. Andre Crockett about the new community liaison position in Rochester.



R-Town, Episode 1605

This week on R-Town, Danielle welcomes the new City Council President Brooke Carlson, and they discuss everything up and coming for the city of Rochester. Amarachi Orakwue has a chat with Abe Sauer of Old Abe Co., and checks in with Fade Clinic Barbers to discuss cool hairdo is popular in 2021.



R-Town, Episode 1606

This week on R-Town, Danielle sits with Misha Johnson and Eric Decker to talk about the upcoming digital production of Romantic Fools by Rich Orloff. Amarachi chats with Jennifer Schimek from Rochester Reiki Retreat, and visits with Matt Arnold from Detour Athletics. Wale Elegbede from the Rochester NAACP comes by to discuss how the NAACP is commemorating Black History Month and addressing the pandemic.


R-Town, Episode 1607

This week on R-Town, Danielle sits with the League of Women Voters to discuss redistricting in Minnesota following the 2020 Census. Maureen Wismayer from the Rochester Figure Skating Club stops by, and we visit with Lenny Williams and Dr. Nancy Adegoke from Trill or Not Trill. We also have a discussion with Dan Jensen about the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Olmsted County.


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