DWS News Hour

206 EpisodesProduced by News-Gazette Media

Scott Beatty chats with area newsmakers, artists and more on his daily 4-5pm show.

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PODCAST: Illini Notebook 2-15-19

February 15th, 2019

8:16

<p>Jim Lewis and Brian Barnhart look back on the Illinois win over Ohio State Thursday night and look ahead to Wsconsin on Monday night.</p>

PODCAST: Club Krannert with Jazzy Ash 2-13-19

February 13th, 2019

8:30

<p><a href="http://www.jazzyash.com/" target="_blank">Jazzy Ash and the Leaping Lizards</a> will bring their New Orleans style music to the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts on <a href="

PODCAST: Champaign Mayor Deb Feinen 2-13-19

February 13th, 2019

8:44

PODCAST: Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin 2-12-19

February 12th, 2019

7:20

<p>Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin weighs in on Monday&#39;s city council meeting regarding a business&#39; parking lot and the recent …

PODCAST: Andreas Cangellaris, Univ. of Illinois Provost 2-11-19

February 11th, 2019

10:59

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Rutgers 2-8-19

February 8th, 2019

9:04

<p>Brian Barnhart reflects on the upset win of Michigan State and Saturday&#39;s home contest with Rutgers.</p>

PODCAST: Club Krannert with Kirsten Pullen 2-7-19

February 7th, 2019

8:55

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Nebraksa 2-1-19

February 1st, 2019

7:45

<p>Illinois basketball begins a three-game home swing on Saturday with an afternoon tip against Nebraska. Fighting Illini voice Brian Barnhart joins Scott Beatty for a preview.</p>

PODCAST: Club Krannert with John Toenjes 1-31-19

January 31st, 2019

8:32

PODCAST: Jason Schreder, principal at High School of St. Thomas More 1-29-19

January 29th, 2019

6:54

<p>Jason Schreder, principal at the High School of St. Thomas More in Champaign, discusses the &quot;e-learning&quot; day students will …

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Maryland 1-25-19

January 25th, 2019

8:26

<p>The Illini basketball team is in Manhattan Saturday for a matchup with Maryland. Brian Barnhart looks back on the loss to Wisconsin and previews the Terrapins.</p>

PODCAST: Luke Boyce, Shatterglass Films 1-24-19

January 24th, 2019

9:10

<p>Luke Boyce of Shatterglass Films reacts to the Oscar nominations unveiled this week.</p>

PODCAST: Brad Uken, Champaign County Farm Bureau 1-23-19

January 23rd, 2019

7:38

<p>Brad Uken discusses the impact of the federal government shutdown for area farmers and more on the News Hour.</p>

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Iowa 1-18-19

January 18th, 2019

8:52

<p>Brian Barnhart talks to Scott Beatty about Illinois basketball&#39;s victory over Minnesota Wednesday and previews the Sunday matchup in Iowa.</p>

PODCAST: Club Krannert with Bridget Lee-Calfas 1-17-19

January 17th, 2019

5:48

<p>Bridget Lee-Calfas joins Scott Beatty to preview the second semester of programming and offerings at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.</p>

PODCAST: Champaign Mayor Deb Feinen 1-16-19

January 16th, 2019

8:58

PODCAST: Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin 1-15-19

January 15th, 2019

6:56

<p>Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin discusses new council member Shirese Hursey, whether a grocery store could come to Ward 3, and the latest on …

PODCAST: Tolono Assistant Fire Chief Chris Humer 1-10-19

January 10th, 2019

7:34

<p>Tolono Assistant Fire Chief Chris Humer talks with Jim Lewis about firefighter recruitment and more.</p>

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Northwestern 1-4-19

January 4th, 2019

8:10

<p>Illinois basketball announcer Brian Barnhart looks back at Illinois&#39; loss to Indiana on Thursday and previews this Sunday&#39;s matchup with Northwestern.</p>

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews FAU 12-28-18

December 28th, 2018

8:07

<p>Brian Barnhart revisits Illinois basketball&#39;s loss to Mizzou and previews Saturday&#39;s matchup with Florida Atlantic.</p>

PODCAST: DSC Development Director Janice Mcateer 12-27-18

December 27th, 2018

7:05

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Braggin' Rights 12-21-18

December 21st, 2018

9:07

<p>On the eve of the annual Braggin&#39; Rights game, Brian Barnhart previews Saturday&#39;s matchup for Illinois basketball against Missouri.</p>

PODCAST: Champaign County Farm Bureau manager Brad Uken 12-19-18

December 19th, 2018

8:07

<p>Brad Uken from the Champaign County Farm Bureau discsses the passage of the Farm Bill and Christmas tress.</p>

PODCAST: Professor Ellen Moodie on political asylum 12-18-18

December 18th, 2018

10:10

<p>University of Illinois professor Ellen Moodie discusses the narrowing criteria for those seeking political asylum in the United …

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews ETSU 12-14-18

December 14th, 2018

7:55

<p>Brian Barnhart talks with Scott Beatty and previews Saturday&#39;s basketball matchup with East Tennessee State University.</p>

PODCAST: Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin 12-11-18

December 11th, 2018

8:31

<p>Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin checks in on the DWS News Hour with updates on city news.</p>

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Nebraska 11-30-18

November 30th, 2018

8:05

<p>Brian Barnhart chats with Scott Beatty about the end of the Illinois football season and Illinois basketball&#39;s start of Big Ten season Sunday at Nebraska.</p>

PODCAST: Prof. Heidi Kitrosser on separation of powers 11-29-18

November 29th, 2018

8:28

PODCAST: Brad Uken, Champaign County Farm Bureau 11-28-18

November 29th, 2018

8:06

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Iowa and Maui 11-16-18

November 16th, 2018

8:00

<p>Brian Barnhart shares his thoughts Illinois football&#39;s Senior Day game against Iowa on Saturday and basketball&#39;s trip to Maui next week.</p>

PODCAST: Club Krannert with Emily Laugesen on Manual Cinema

November 15th, 2018

7:08

PODCAST: Champaign Mayor Deb Feinen 11-14-18

November 14th, 2018

8:07

<p>Champaign Mayor Deb Feinen discusses Tuesday&#39;s study session on lowering the fine for cannabis possession.</p>

PODCAST: Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin 11-13-18

November 14th, 2018

7:32

<p>Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin checks in with the latest on downtown developments.</p>

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Nebraska 11-9-18

November 9th, 2018

8:47

<p>Brian Barnhart joins Scott Beatty to look back at Thursday&#39;s season-opening win for Illinois basketball, and he previews Saturday&#39;s football game in Nebraska.</p>

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews IWU and Minnesota 11-2-18

November 2nd, 2018

8:35

<p>The busiest Illini month of the year has begun. Brian Barnhart previews tonight&#39;s basketball exhibition game against Illinois Wesleyan University and tomorrow&#39;s football game against …

PODCAST: Club Krannert with Kirsten Pullen on 'Marat Sade' 11-1-18

November 1st, 2018

9:00

<p><a href="https://theatre.illinois.edu/portfolio/kirsten-pullen/" target="_blank">Kirsten Pullen</a>, head of Illinois Theatre, …

PODCAST: UI political scientist Christopher Mooney 10-31-18

October 31st, 2018

8:28

PODCAST: Governor Bruce Rauner 10-26-18

October 26th, 2018

16:27

<p>Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner visits the DWS News Hour to discuss a wide range of issues local and statewide. Topics include the upcoming election, campaign ads, the Discovery Partners Institute and …

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Maryland 10-26-18

October 26th, 2018

8:33

<p>Fighting Illini announcer Brian Barnhart previews Illinois football&#39;s game against Maryland on Saturday.</p>

PODCAST: Club Krannert with Bridget Lee-Calfas 10-25-18

October 25th, 2018

6:23

<p>Bridget Lee-Calfas from the <a href="https://krannertcenter.com/">Krannert Center for the Performing Arts</a> previews the upcoming productions from <a href="

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Wisconsin 10-19-18

October 19th, 2018

8:45

<p>Brian Barnhart takes at look at Illinois football&#39;s tough assignment in Madison, Wisc., on Saturday.</p>

PODCAST: Club Krannert with Nathan Gunn 10-18-18

October 18th, 2018

8:31

<p>Nathan Gunn previews &quot;La Boheme&quot;, Puccini&#39;s&nbsp; famous opera, which he directs next week at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. We join mid-conversation with Nathan …

PODCAST: Champaign County Farm Bureau Manager Brad Uken 10-17-18

October 17th, 2018

7:27

<p>Brad Uken brings an update on harvest and more.</p>

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Purdue 10-12-18

October 12th, 2018

8:32

<p>Brian Barnhart chats Illinois football&#39;s homecoming contest against Purdue Saturday.</p>

PODCAST: Woman of the Year Jenny Amos 10-10-18

October 10th, 2018

7:39

<p>The 2018 winner of Central Illinois Business&#39; Forty Under 40&#39;s Woman of the Year honor Jenny Amos joined Scott Beatty on the News Hour.</p>

PODCAST: Club Krannert with Ann Hampton Callaway 10-11-18

October 10th, 2018

10:31

<p>Acclaimed performer Ann Hampton Callaway returns to her alma mater next week for three shows with Susan Werner at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. She talks to Scott Beatty about her interactive …

PODCAST: Urbana mayor Diane Marlin 10-9-18

October 9th, 2018

6:47

<p>Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin chats city business and concern for school issues.</p>

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Rutgers 10-5-18

October 5th, 2018

8:16

<p>Illini announcer Brian Barnhart previews Illinois football&#39;s road contest Saturday in New Jersey.</p>

PODCAST: Club Krannert - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum 10-4-18

October 4th, 2018

9:34

PODCAST: Local farmer Lee Waters 10-3-18

October 3rd, 2018

6:25

PODCAST: Luke Boyce of Shatterglass Films 9-25-18

September 25th, 2018

8:05

<p>Luke Boyce of Shatterglass Films has updates on the local film scene in Champaign-Urbana.</p>

PODCAST: Club Krannert with Jupiter String Quartet 9-27-18

September 25th, 2018

7:58

<p>Two members of the <a href="http://jupiterquartet.com/" target="_blank">Jupiter String Quartet</a>, Liz Freivogel and Daniel McDonough, join Scott Beatty to preview their upcoming&nbsp; …

PODCAST: CBS This Morning on moon trips 9-19-18

September 18th, 2018

2:11

<p>Yusaku Maezawa is the first passenger to book a trip to the moon on a SpaceX rocket.</p>

PODCAST: Champaign County Farm Bureau manager Brad Uken 9-18-18

September 18th, 2018

6:43

<p>Brad Uken has updates on harvest time and what&#39;s at stake if the Farm Bill expires at the end of September.</p>

PODCAST: Robin Fretwell Wilson on Tolerance Means Dialogue 9-17-18

September 17th, 2018

9:03

<p>UI law professor <a href="https://robinfretwellwilson.com/" target="_blank">Robin Fretwell Wilson</a> discusses the …

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews South Florida 9-14-18

September 14th, 2018

7:54

<p>Brian Barnhart discusses Illinois football&#39;s game against South Florida on Saturday at Soldier Field in Chicago.</p>

PODCAST: Club Krannert with Bridget Lee-Calfas 9-13-18

September 13th, 2018

6:46

PODCAST: Champaign Mayor Deb Feinen 9-12-18

September 12th, 2018

9:38

<p>Scott Beatty goes the whole nine yards with Champaign Mayor Deb Feinen.</p>

PODCAST: Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin 9-11-18

September 12th, 2018

7:22

<p>Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin joins the News Hour for the latest on the Landmark Hotel auction and more.</p>

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook 9-7-18

September 7th, 2018

8:00

<p>Fighting Illini broadcaster Brian Barnhart previews Illinois football&#39;s Week 2 matchup with Western Illinois.</p>

PODCAST: Club Krannert with Bridget Lee-Calfas 8-30-18

August 31st, 2018

7:54

<p>Bridget Lee-Calfas previews <a href="https://krannertcenter.com/" target="_blank">Krannert Center&#39;s</a> Opening Night Party that will launch the 50th anniversary season.</p>

PODCAST: Illni notebook with Brian Barnhart 8-31-18

August 31st, 2018

7:52

<p>Brian Barnhart, play-by-play voice for the Fighting Illini, opens his notebook for the first time this year to preview Illinois football&#39;s season opener against Kent State on Saturday.</p>

PODCAST: Krannert Art Museum Director Jon Seydl 8-23-18

August 23rd, 2018

7:34

PODCAST: Allerton Park Director Derek Peterson 8-22-18

August 22nd, 2018

5:55

<p>Scott Beatty talks with Allerton Park Director Derek Peterson.</p>

PODCAST: Parkland President Tom Ramage 8-21-18

August 21st, 2018

7:54

<p>Scott Beatty talks with Parkland President Tom Ramage.</p>

PODCAST: Brad Uken 8-15-18

August 15th, 2018

8:27

<p>Scott Beatty talks fam safety and more with Champaign County Farm Bureau Manager Brad Uken.</p>

PODCAST: Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin 8-14-18

August 14th, 2018

7:09

<p>Scott Beatty talks with Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin about searches, crime, and more.</p>

PODCAST: former Governor Jim Edgar 8-9-18

August 9th, 2018

8:15

<p>Scott Beatty talks with former Governor Jim Edgar on the Edgar Fellows program and more.</p>

PODCAST: Champaign mayor Deb Feinen 8-8-18

August 8th, 2018

9:09

<p>Scott Beatty talks with Champaign mayor Deb Feinen about honorary streets, Clark Park houses, marijuana, and more.</p>

PODCAST: Music on Main with Jessica Rose 7-19-18

July 19th, 2018

1:11

<p>Jessica Rose of Villa Grove discusses her pop-country style and aspirations in music therapy.</p>

PODCAST: Clergy Corner with Rev. Beth Maynard 7-19-18

July 19th, 2018

8:23

<p>Rev. Beth Maynard leads <a href="http://www.emmanuelmemorialepiscopal.org/" target="_blank">Emmanuel Memorial Episcopal Church</a> in Champaign. She discusses the church&#39;s recovery from …

PODCAST: Champaign County Farm Bureau manager Brad Uken 7-18-18

July 18th, 2018

8:35

<p>The head of the Champaign County Farm Bureau, Brad Uken, discuess the impact of tariffs on farmers and the pending Farm Bill.</p>

PODCAST: Clergy Corner with Fr. Lee Brokaw 7-13-18

July 13th, 2018

8:52

<p>Fr. Lee Brokaw of St. Matthew&#39;s Catholic Parish in Champaign is this week&#39;s guest on Clergy Corner on the DWS News …

PODCAST: First Lady of Illinois Diana Rauner 7-10-18

July 10th, 2018

8:43

<p>Illinois&#39; First Lady Diana Rauner discusses a bit of her role as the spouse of a governor and Saturday&#39;s public opening of …

PODCAST: Club Krannert with Marcia Ball 7-12-18

July 10th, 2018

9:21

<p>Texas-born and Louisiana-raised pianist, songwriter and vocalist <a href="http://marciaball.com/" target="_blank">Marcia Ball</a> -- the official 2018 Texas State Musician -- is celebrating her 50th …

PODCAST: Clergy Corner with Melany Jackson 7-6-18

July 6th, 2018

10:31

<p>Melany Jackson founded and led <a href="http://www.cuathome.us/" target="_blank">C-U at Home</a> for several years before stepping down in 2017. She returned to Champaign-Urbana this week to discuss …

PODCAST: Urbana mayor Diane Marlin 7-3-18

July 3rd, 2018

9:12

<p>Urbana mayor Diane Marlin visits the News Hour with reaction to Governor Bruce Rauner&#39;s visit on Tuesday to Champaign-Urbana after his controversial comments about the area last week.</p>

PODCAST: Clergy Corner with Luke Herche 6-29-18

June 29th, 2018

7:04

<p>Luke Herche leads <a href="http://allsoulspca.org/" target="_blank">All Souls</a> church on the campus of the Univ. of Illinois, …

PODCAST: Prof. Alicia Uribe-McGuire on SCOTUS vacancy 6-28-18

June 28th, 2018

7:10

<p>Univ. of Illinois professor Alicia Uribe-McGuire offers insight on the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy and who President Trump may appoint to the Supreme Court.</p>

PODCAST: WCIA news anchor Aaron Bennett 6-25-18

June 25th, 2018

8:59

<p>After 12 years as a sports and evening news anchor, WCIA-TV&#39;s Aaron Bennett will sign off on Thursday. He joins Scott Beatty to reflect on his career in television in C-U.</p>

PODCAST: Clergy Corner with Valena Claiborne 6-22-18

June 23rd, 2018

8:16

<p>On this week&#39;s clergy corner, Scott Beatty talks with Outreach Minister Valena Claiborne of Windsor Road Christian Church.</p>

PODCAST: Brad Uken 6-20-18

June 20th, 2018

7:44

<p>Scott Beatty talks with Champaign County Farm Bureau Manager Brad Uken.</p>

PODCAST: Music on Main with Charlie Maybee 6-21-18

June 20th, 2018

3:04

PODCAST: former Illini golfer Dylan Meyer 6-19-18

June 19th, 2018

3:54

PODCAST: Clergy Corner with Happy and Dianne Leman 6-15-18

June 13th, 2018

13:23

<p>After 40 years leading the <a href="http://www.thevineyardchurch.us/" target="_blank">Vineyard Church of Central Illinois</a>, …

PODCAST: Champaign Mayor Deb Feinen 6-13-18

June 13th, 2018

8:32

<p>Scott Beatty talks with Champaign Mayor Deb Feinen about the recent tornado response and more.</p>

PODCAST: Clergy Corner with Fr. Chase Hilgenbrinck 6-8-18

June 8th, 2018

9:00

<p>Fr. Chase Hilgenbrinck of St.John&#39;s Catholic Newman Center discusses his journey from a professional soccer player to the priesthood …

PODCAST: Robin Fretwell Wilson on SCOTUS decision 6-5-18

June 5th, 2018

7:00

<p>Univ. of Illinois law professor <a href="https://robinfretwellwilson.com/" target="_blank">Robin Fretwell Wilson</a> provides …

PODCAST: Chris Mooney on Illinois state budget 5-31-18

May 31st, 2018

7:48

PODCAST: Clergy Corner with Alan Cook, Sinai Temple 6-1-18

May 31st, 2018

8:47

<p>Rabbi Alan Cook of <a href="http://www.sinaitemplecu.org/" target="_blank">Sinai Temple</a> is featured in this week&#39;s Clergy Corner. He discusses with Scott Beatty his journey to becoming a …

PODCAST: Illinois State Police Trooper Tracy Lillard 5-29-18

May 29th, 2018

7:28

<p>ISP Trooper Tracy Lillard visits the News Hour with insights and reminders for safe travel on the roadways.</p>

PODCAST: St. Joseph Mayor Tami Fruhling-Voges 5-23-18

May 23rd, 2018

7:48

<p>St. Joseph Mayor Tami Fruhling-Voges visits the News Hour and spotlights the town, including upgrading infrastructure, the Kickapoo Rail …

PODCAST: Music on Main performer Emmanuel 5-24-18

May 22nd, 2018

3:23

PODCAST: area musician SPRK 5-17-18

May 17th, 2018

2:00

PODCAST: Club Krannert with Bridget Lee-Calfas 5-17-18

May 17th, 2018

7:41

<p>Bridget Lee-Calfas previews the <a href="http://krannertcenter.com/" target="_blank">Krannert Center for the Performing Arts</a>&#39; 50th season celebration.</p>

PODCAST: John Kindt 5-15-18

May 15th, 2018

7:42

<p>Scott Beatty talks with the UI&#39;s John Kindt on legalized sports betting.</p>

PODCAST: Champaign Mayor Deb Feinen 5-9-18

May 9th, 2018

8:28

<p>Champaign Mayor Deb Feinen discuss extending funding for two economic development groups and why Champaign stands out as a growing city in downstate Illinois.</p>

PODCAST: Clergy Corner with Ricky Spindler, Stone Creek Church 5-25-18

May 9th, 2018

8:30

<p>Ricky Spindler leads <a href="https://www.sccwired.com/" target="_blank">Stone Creek Church</a>, a multi-site church in Urbana …

PODCAST: Urbana mayor Diane Marlin 5-8-18

May 8th, 2018

8:33

<p>Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin visits the News Hour with the latest on plans for Lincoln Square Mall, an interim fire chief, and possible new …

PODCAST: Dr. Tom Ramage, president of Parkland College 5-7-18

May 7th, 2018

8:39

<p>Dr. Tom Ramage visits the News Hour with updates on a push for four-year nursing degrees to be offerred at two-year schools, and the latest …

PODCAST: Clergy Corner with Rev. Robert Freeman, First United Methodist Church of Urbana 5-4-18

May 4th, 2018

7:14

<p>Rev. Robert Freeman once worked as a butler to pay his way through seminary. He has been at First United Methodist Church of Urbana just six months, but he&#39;s no stranger to Champaign County. He joined …

PODCAST: Kevin James from the Illusionists 5-4-18

May 4th, 2018

4:57

<p><a href="https://www.theillusionistslive.com/performers/inventor" target="_blank">Kevin James</a> is part of the box office, record-breaking show &quot;The Illusionists,&quot; which comes to …

PODCAST: Champaign Unit 4 School Board President Chris Kloeppel 5-3-18

May 3rd, 2018

12:00

PODCAST: Jeff Yockey, Champaign County Bikes 4-30-18

April 30th, 2018

6:55

PODCAST: Clergy Corner with Matt Matthews, First Presbyterian Church of Champaign 4-27-18

April 27th, 2018

8:59

PODCAST: Club Krannert with Cahoots NI company members 4-26-18

April 26th, 2018

7:00

PODCAST: Jodi Heckel on the Illinois Marathon 4-25-18

April 25th, 2018

7:09

<p>News-Gazette <a href="http://www.news-gazette.com/blogs/starting-line" target="_blank">fitness columnist Jodi Heckel</a>, an …

PODCAST: Club Krannert with Sarah Wigley, director of "She Loves Me" 4-19-18

April 19th, 2018

8:42

PODCAST: Dave Leake 4-16-18

April 16th, 2018

8:22

<p>Staerkel Planetarium&#39;s Dave Leake talks all things astronomy.</p>

PODCAST: Dan Balz, chief correspondent for the Washington Post 4-13-18

April 13th, 2018

12:23

<p>Dan Balz is the chief political correspondent for the Washington Post.He talks to News Hour host Scott Beatty during his visit to the …

PODCAST: Champaign Mayor Deb Feinen 4-12-18

April 12th, 2018

9:00

<p>Scott Beatty visits with Champaign Mayor Deb Feinen.</p>

PODCAST: Will Brumleve on Clarence bombing suspects 4-5-18

April 5th, 2018

6:45

<p>Will Brumleve of the Ford County Record joins Scott to talk about the Clarence bombing suspects.</p>

PODCAST: Luke Boyce, Shatterglass Films 3-29-18

March 29th, 2018

7:05

<p>Luke Boyce from <a href="http://www.shatterglassstudios.com/" target="_blank">Shatterglass Studios</a> discusses his upcoming …

PODCAST: News-Gazette 2018 Farm Leader of the Year Jon Schroeder 3-28-18

March 28th, 2018

6:07

<p>Dave Gentry talks to News-Gazette 2018 Farm Leader of the Year Jon Schroeder about the 2018 Farm Leader Banquet and more.</p>

PODCAST: Tracy Sulkin, co-author of Legislative Styles 3-26-18

March 26th, 2018

7:16

<p>Univ. of Illinois political science professor Tracy Sulkin talks to Scott Beatty about the book she co-authored with William Bernhard, …

PODCAST: Nate Kohn 3-19-18

March 19th, 2018

7:45

<p>Scott Beatty talks with Nate Kohn of Ebertfest.</p>

PODCAST: Champaign Mayor Deb Feinen 3-16-18

March 15th, 2018

6:22

<p>Champaign Mayor Deb Feinen discusses the impact of the recent hockey study for the city of Champaign and looks ahead to city business for the next month.</p>

PODCAST: Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin 3-13-18

March 13th, 2018

8:23

<p>Scott Beatty talks shop with Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin.</p>

PODCAST: Tom Kacich on March primary 3-12-18

March 12th, 2018

5:39

<p>Tom Kacich has a primary primer for the election on March 20th.</p>

PODCAST: Club Krannert with Mark Morris 3-8-18

March 8th, 2018

8:11

<p>Mark Morris of the world-reknowned <a href="https://markmorrisdancegroup.org/" target="_blank">Mark Morris Dance Group</a> talks to host Scott Beatty about Thursday and Friday&#39;s performances …

PODCAST: Nathaniel Banks 3-6-18

March 6th, 2018

8:54

<p>Scott Beatty talks with Nathaniel Banks about a proposal for a Champaign charter school.</p>

PODCAST: Club Krannert with Kirsten Pullen 2-22-18

February 21st, 2018

9:39

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Nebraska 2-16-18

February 16th, 2018

8:08

<p>Fighting Illini announcer Brian Barnhart offers his thoughts on Illinois&#39; loss to Indiana on Wednesday and previews the Sunday contest against Nebraska<br />
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PODCAST: Club Krannert with Nathan Gunn 2-15-18

February 15th, 2018

16:14

<p>Renowned opera singer Nathan Gunn visits with Scott Beatty to preview Lyric Theatre at Illinois&#39; upcoming production of Don …

PODCAST: Tom Kacich 2-15-18

February 15th, 2018

11:29

<p>Dave Gentry and Elizabeth Hess talk to News-Gazette reporter and columnist Tom Kacich about Governor&#39;s budget proposal and …

PODCAST: Urbana mayor Diane Marlin 2-13-18

February 13th, 2018

7:51

<p>Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin has the latest on traffic stops in the city and an update on the search for a city administrator.</p>

Alexa, check my vitals

February 12th, 2018

8:25

<p>Scott visits with Kesh Kesavades, the director of the Health Care Engineering Systems Center at the University of Illinois, on how devices …

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Penn State 2-9-18

February 9th, 2018

8:25

<p>Brian Barnhart reflects on the Illini basketball loss to Wisconsin on Thursday and previews the matchup with Penn State Sunday.</p>

PODCAST: Club Krannert with Bridget Lee-Calfas 2-8-18

February 8th, 2018

6:33

<p>Scott Beatty talks to Bridget Lee-Calfas about the upcoming <a href="https://krannertcenter.com/node/7058" target="_blank">Sonia De Los Santos family concert</a> and how the center is preparing for …

PODCAST: TJ Blakeman 2-7-18

February 7th, 2018

7:51

<p>Scott visits with TJ Blakeman of the Champaign County History Museum.</p>

PODCAST: Derek Peterson 2-6-18

February 7th, 2018

5:49

<p>Scott visits with Derek Peterson of Allerton Park.</p>

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Ohio State 2-2-18

February 2nd, 2018

9:00

<p>Fighting Illini broadcaster Brian Barnhart previews Illinois&#39; trip to Ohio State on Sunday morning.</p>

PODCAST: Rob Dalhaus 2-1-18

February 1st, 2018

3:22

<p>Rob Dalhaus of C-U At Home talks about One Winter Night.</p>

PODCAST: Sam Banks 2-1-18

February 1st, 2018

9:15

<p>Scott visits with Sam Banks of the Don Moyer Boys and Girls Club.</p>

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Rutgers 01-26-18

January 26th, 2018

8:38

<p>Brian Barnhart reflects on Illinois&#39; win over Indiana Wednesday night and previews the next game vs. Rutgers on Tuesday.</p>

PODCAST: Club Krannert 1-25-18

January 25th, 2018

7:12

<p>On today&#39;s edition of Club Krannert, Justin Brauer joins Scott to discuss Assassins.</p>

PODCAST: Dena Schumacher 1-23-18

January 23rd, 2018

8:15

<p>Dena Schumacher has the latest from the Hope Center.</p>

PODCAST: Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti 1-22-18

January 22nd, 2018

12:06

<p>Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti talks Asian Carp, opioids, and more.</p>

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Wisconsin 01-19-18

January 19th, 2018

7:49

<p>Brian Barnhart joins the News Hour from Madison, Wisc., where the Illini try for their first Big Ten win against the Badgers.</p>

PODCAST: Alison Davis Wood 1-16-18

January 16th, 2018

7:51

<p>Scott Beatty visits with the UI&#39;s Alison Davis Wood on the Illinois Icons documentary.</p>

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Nebraska 1-12-18

January 12th, 2018

8:59

<p>Brian Barnhart reflects on Illinois basketball&#39;s loss to Iowa Thursday night and looks ahead to the road contest at Nebraska on Monday.</p>

PODCAST: News-Gazette Media CEO and Publisher John Reed on Illini contract 1-11-18

January 11th, 2018

4:32

<p>News-Gazette Media CEO and Publisher John Reed talks with Jim Lewis about today&#39;s news that WDWS and WHMS will be the flagship stations for Illini athletics for four more years.</p>

PODCAST: Champaign Mayor Deb Feinen 1-10-18

January 10th, 2018

8:46

<p>Chamapaign Mayor Deb Feinen recaps Tuesday night&#39;s city council meeting, including zoning in the Clark Park neighborhood and compliance with the Open Meetings Act. She also previews next week&#39;s …

PODCAST: Urbana mayor Diane Marlin 1-9-18

January 9th, 2018

8:52

<p>Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin discuesses the latest about the Cunningham Township Assesor and the city budget.</p>

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Grand Canyon 12-29-17

December 29th, 2017

8:46

<p>Illinois basketball has its final non-conference matchup of season Saturday vs. Grand Canyon. Brian Barnhart has a preview to share with Scott Beatty.</p>

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Mizzou 12-22-17

December 22nd, 2017

9:01

<p>Brian Barnhart opens his Illini notebook ahead of Saturday&#39;s annual Braggin&#39; Rights game in St. Louis.</p>

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews New Mexico State 12-15-17

December 15th, 2017

8:40

<p>Illinois basketball takes on New Mexico State Saturday in the Lou Henson Classic at the United Center in Chicago. Brian Barnhart, voice of the Fighting Illini, previews the contest.</p>

PODCAST: Champaign Mayor Deb Feinen 12-13-17

December 13th, 2017

6:42

<p>Scott Beatty talks with Champaign Mayor Deb Feinen.</p>

PODCAST: Urbana mayor Diane Marlin 12-12-17

December 12th, 2017

8:20

<p>Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin provides updates on policing in the city, the search for an administrator, and the future of the Urbana Landmark …

PODCAST: Illini notebook 12-7-17

December 7th, 2017

6:39

<p>Scott Beatty and Brian Barnhart preview the Illinois vs. UNLV game.</p>

PODCAST: Don Owen, superintendent of Urbana schools 12-6-17

December 6th, 2017

8:29

<p>Dr. Don Owen visits the News Hour to discuss facility upgrades, the vacant Washington School, homeless students and more.</p>

PODCAST: Molly Delaney, exec. director of C-U Schools Foundation 12-4-17

December 4th, 2017

6:21

PODCAST: Savoy mayor Joan Dykstra 11-30-17

November 30th, 2017

7:49

<p>Scott gets the latest Savoy happenings with mayor Joan Dykstra.</p>

PODCAST: Derek Peterson, directof of Allerton Park & Retreat Center 11-28-17

November 28th, 2017

8:28

<p>Derek Peterson, director of Allerton Park &amp; Retreat Center, shares the latest news at the park in Monticello.<br />
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PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Augustana and Northwestern 11-22-17

November 22nd, 2017

8:30

<p>An early edition of Brian Barnhart&#39;s Illini Notebook, previewing Illinois basketball&#39;s matchup with Augustana Wednesday night and football&#39;s finale with Northwestern.</p>

PODCAST: Luke Boyce, Shatterglass Films 11-21-17

November 21st, 2017

7:33

<p>Luke Boyce of Shatterglass Films discusses how filmmakers and creators of streaming shows like Stranger Things take into account audience taste in the creation process.</p>

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews DePaul & Ohio State 11-17-17

November 17th, 2017

8:29

<p>It&#39;s a busy weekend of Illini athletics. Fighting Illini broadcaster Brian Barnhart previews Friday night&#39;s basketball game …

PODCAST: Unit 4 School Board President Chris Kloeppel 11-16-17

November 16th, 2017

11:27

<p>Scott Beatty talks with Unit 4 School Board President Chris Kloeppel on Bailey Dee, the PACA dispute, and more.</p>

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook on Southern and Indiana 11-10-17

November 9th, 2017

8:33

<p>Briana Barnhart previews a packed weekend of Illini sports, beginning with Friday night&#39;s basketball opener against Southern and Saturday&#39;s football game vs. Indiana.</p>

PODCAST: Club Krannert with Bridget Lee-Calfas 11-9-17

November 9th, 2017

5:48

PODCAST: Champaign and Urbana mayors Deb Feinen and Diane Marlin 11-7-17

November 7th, 2017

20:05

<p>Scott has a unique conversation with Deb Feinen and Diane Marlin, mayors of Champaign and Urbana. They discuss how they work together and issues affecting both cities.</p>

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Purdue 11-3-17

November 3rd, 2017

8:02

<p>Fighting Illini broadcaster Brian Barnhart sits down with Scott Beatty to preview Illinois football against Purdue Saturday and Illini basketball&#39;s exhibition Friday night with Eastern Illinois …

PODCAST: Tom Mitchell, director of Hansel and Gretel 11-2-17

November 2nd, 2017

5:57

<p>Tom Mitchell directs the upcoming performance of <a href="https://krannertcenter.com/events/hansel-and-gretel" target="_blank">Hansel and Gretel</a>, Nov. 9-12, at Krannert Center for the Performing …

PODCAST: Prof. Stacy Harwood on white working-class communities 10-31-17

October 31st, 2017

7:51

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Wisconsin 10-27-17

October 27th, 2017

7:59

<p>Fighting Illini broadcaster Brian Barnhart joins Scott Beatty on the News Hour to preview Illinois&#39; homecoming contest with Wisconsin on Saturday.</p>

PODCAST: Joe Thomas, church historian, on 500th anniversary of the Reformation 10-26-17

October 26th, 2017

7:21

PODCAST: Tom Kacich on Illinois politics 10-23-17

October 23rd, 2017

7:42

<p>Tom Kacich joins Scott Beatty on the News Hour with a preview of the week in Springfield. He also touches on the governor&#39;s race and local congressional races.</p>

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Minnesota 10-20-17

October 20th, 2017

8:30

<p>Fighting Illini broadcaster Brian Barnhart joins Scott Beatty to preview Illinois football&#39;s road contest at Minnesota Saturday.</p>

PODCAST: Club Krannert with Jeanne Holy 10-19-17

October 19th, 2017

6:39

<p>Jeanne Holy joins Scott Beatty to talk about some prominent cultural figures coming to the UI Japan House.</p>

PODCAST: The News-Gazette's Jeff D'Alessio 10-17-17

October 17th, 2017

7:36

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Rutgers 10-13-17

October 13th, 2017

8:39

<p>Illinois football returns home Saturday to host Rutgers. Brian Barnhart has a preview.</p>

PODCAST: Club Kranner with Laura Hackman, director of Travesties 10-12-17

October 12th, 2017

7:16

PODCAST: Champaign Mayor Deb Feinen 10-11-17

October 11th, 2017

7:49

<p>Scott Beatty talks with Champaign Mayor Deb Feinen.</p>

PODCAST: Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin 10-10-17

October 10th, 2017

6:36

<p>Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin discusses the latest developments with businesses in Urbana and provides an update on the search process for a city administrator.</p>

PODCAST: Carol Hays, Exec. Director of Prairie Rivers Network 10-9-17

October 9th, 2017

6:18

<p><a href="https://prairierivers.org/" target="_blank">Prairie Rivers Network</a> recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. …

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Iowa 10-6-17

October 6th, 2017

8:17

<p>Illinois football is on the road Saturday to face Iowa (11 a.m. on WDWS and WHMS). Play-by-play voice Brian Barnhart previews the game with Scott Beatty.</p>

PODCAST: Luke Boyce, Shatterglass Films 10-3-17

October 3rd, 2017

6:54

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Nebraska 9-29-17

September 29th, 2017

7:06

<p>Brian Barnhart, voice of the Fighting Illini, joins Scott Beatty to preview Illinois football vs. Nebraska Friday night.</p>

PODCAST: Club Krannert with Tom Mitchell, director of All the King's Men 9-28-17

September 27th, 2017

6:42

PODCAST: Julie Pryde, C-U Public Health 9-26-17

September 26th, 2017

7:21

<p>C-U Public Health Administrator Julie Pryde discusses the impact of the nation&#39;s opioid epedemic in Champaign County and why the …

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook -- Bye Week 9-22-17

September 22nd, 2017

8:33

<p>Fighting Illini broadcaster Brian Barnhart takes stock of Illinois football ahead of the bye weekend.<br />
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PODCAST: Club Krannert with the Jupiter String Quartet 9-21-17

September 21st, 2017

8:32

PODCAST: Derek Peterson 9-20-17

September 20th, 2017

8:19

<p>Scott Beatty talks with Derek Peterson of Allerton Park and Retreat Center.</p>

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews South Florida 9-15-17

September 15th, 2017

7:20

<p>Fighting Illini football voice Brian Barnhart discusses with Scott Beatty Friday night&#39;s game in South Florida.</p>

PODCAST: Champaign mayor Deb Feinen 9-13-17

September 13th, 2017

8:37

<p>Live from downtown Champaign, Scott Beatty visits with Champaign mayor Deb Feinen.</p>

PODCAST: Club Krannert with Mike Ross, KCPA director 9-14-17

September 13th, 2017

8:00

<p>Mike Ross begins his 20th season as director for the <a href="https://krannertcenter.com/" target="_blank">Krannert Center for the Performing Arts</a> Thursday night. He talks to Scott Beatty about …

PODCAST: Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin 9-12-17

September 12th, 2017

6:41

<p>Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin discusses the latest in city happenings.</p>

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Western Kentucky 9-8-17

September 8th, 2017

8:17

<p>Fighting Illini voice Brian Barnhart joins Scott Beatty on the News Hour to preview Illinois football&#39;s second game of the season against Western Kentucky Saturday night.</p>

PODCAST: Club Krannert with Bridget Lee-Calfas 08-31-17

August 31st, 2017

6:57

<p>Bridget Lee-Calfas discusses the upcoming <a href="https://krannertcenter.com/ellnora" target="_blank">Ellnora Guitar Festival</a>, Sept. 14-16, on the season debut of Club Krannert on the News …

PODCAST: Brian Barnhart's Illini Notebook previews Ball State 8-30-17

August 30th, 2017

8:00

<p>Illinois play-by-play voice Brian Barnhart visits the News Hour for the first Illini Notebook of the season, previewing Illinois football's season opener vs. Ball State on Saturday.</p>

PODCAST: Chris Mooney of IGPA on state legislature 8-29-17

August 29th, 2017

8:08

<p>Chris Mooney of the University of Illinois' <a href="https://igpa.uillinois.edu/" target="_blank">Institute of Government and Public …

PODCAST: Melany Jackson and Rob Dalhaus III, exec. director of C-U at Home

August 24th, 2017

10:00

<p>Melany Jackson is the outgoing founder and director of C-U at Home, while Rob Dalhaus III takes over. They talk about the transition and future of the organization.</p>

PODCAST: Natalie Kenny Marquez, Urbana communications coordinator 8-22-17

August 22nd, 2017

7:42

<p>Natalie Kenny Marquez discusses her new role as the communications coordinator for the city of Urbana.</p>

PODCAST: Whitney Parkhill on Walk to Defeat ALS 8-21-17

August 21st, 2017

5:43

PODCAST: Dave Leake with an eclipse primer 8-18-17

August 18th, 2017

8:55

PODCAST: Marlin Livingston 8-17-17

August 17th, 2017

6:16

<p>Jim Lewis talks with Marlin Livingston with <a href="http://www.cunninghamhome.org/" target="_blank">Cunningham Children's Home</a> about the new Education and Recreation Center that they will be …

PODCAST: Luke Boyce, Shatterglass Films 8-10-17

August 10th, 2017

7:54

PODCAST: Champaign Mayor Deb Feinen 8-9-17

August 9th, 2017

8:09

<p>Champaign Mayor Deb Feinen discusses plans and hopes for developments in the city.</p>

PODCAST: Chris Dowell on Dunkirk, Hollywood life 8-2-17

August 2nd, 2017

9:29

<p>Scott Beatty talks with Tolono native Chris Dowell on his work on the movie Dunkirk and more.</p>

PODCAST: Sheila Dodd of Habitat for Humanity 7-27-17

July 27th, 2017

8:48

<p>Scott Beatty talks with Sheila Dodd of Habitat for Humanity on 7-27-17.</p>

PODCAST: Chris Mooney on state issues post-budget

July 14th, 2017

8:55

PODCAST: Chris Mooney on state issues post-budget

PODCAST: Club Krannert with Bridget Lee-Calfas

July 13th, 2017

8:35

PODCAST: Club Krannert with Bridget Lee-Calfas

PODCAST: Champaign Mayor Deb Feinen 07-12-17

July 12th, 2017

9:26

PODCAST: Champaign Mayor Deb Feinen 07-12-17

PODCAST: Urbana mayor Diane Marlin 7-11-17

July 11th, 2017

8:48

PODCAST: Urbana mayor Diane Marlin 7-11-17

PODCAST: CBS News Correspondent Steve Dorsey from Washington D.C.

July 10th, 2017

6:29

PODCAST: CBS News Correspondent Steve Dorsey from Washington D.C.

PODCAST: State Rep. Chad Hays (R-Catlin) on retirement

July 3rd, 2017

11:49

PODCAST: State Rep. Chad Hays (R-Catlin) on retirement

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