The Sunday Take

The Sunday Take

The Sunday Take

CATEGORY: News
Blois welcomes in guests and contributors to talk about the week’s most pivotal and impactful current events…along with the political scene and all things relevant + newsworthy affecting our listeners’ lives.
  1. January 23, 2022
    39 min
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    Sunday Take 1-23-22
    This week Blois welcomes Brian McClung, Sen. Paul Gazelka, and Rep. Fue Lee to Sunday Take.
  2. January 18, 2022
    39 min
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    1-16-22 Sunday Take
    Blois talks to Mary Moriarty, candidate for Hennepin County Attorney, Maple Grove Police Chief Eric Werner who just met with Governor Tim Walz, and newly announced Republican candiate forr Governor, Kendall Qua…
  3. January 10, 2022
    39 min
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    A Lot of Tension as the New Cycle Revs Up
    During this week's edition of the show, Blois talks to:MN DFL chair Ken Martin about where the party sits going into this latest election cycle.Twin Cities Public Television reporter Mary Lahammer to discuss th…
  4. January 03, 2022
    39 min
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    Discussing Change as the New Year Gets Going
    Blois Olson is ready to take 2022 on.  During this first edition of the New Year, he chats with the following guests:Bloomington police officer Jai Hanson discusses the impetus behind his campaign for Hennepin…
  5. December 27, 2021
    39 min
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    New Beginnings from Better, and Worse, Moments
    On this day after Christmas, Blois Olsen is back to work.  On this week's episode:State Sen. Julie Rosen talks about her role as a co-chair on the Governor's new Justice Reinvestment Council and the focus of th…
  6. December 20, 2021
    34 min
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    Different Views on How to Move Forward
    Ahead of the Christmas holiday, Blois sits down with a couple guests.Dr. Neil Shah gives us a more detailed introduction to his Gubernatorial campaign for next year's state race.Rep. Dean Phillips explains why…
  7. December 13, 2021
    36 min
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    Digging Behind the Headlines to Find the Substance
    This week, Blois Olson sits down for a cup of coffee with:Public Record Media executive director Matt Ehling to chat on Government transparency and the effort to receive information on Gov. Walz's decision maki…
  8. December 06, 2021
    37 min
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    Striving for Change in Specific Places
    This week, host Blois Olson welcomes on the show:Brooklyn Center Mayor Mike Elliott to discuss his efforts to alter policing culture and habits in the city (on the eve of the Kim Potter trial commencing).Former…
  9. November 23, 2021
    7 min
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    Sunday Take Clip: State Auditor Julia Blaha
    MN State Auditor Julie Blaha joins Blois Olson to discuss her main duties in that role, as well as her bid for re-election.
  10. November 22, 2021
    32 min
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    Financial Impacts Heading Into the Holidays
    On this week's edition of the program, Blois Olson sits down with:MN State Auditor Julie Blaha to discuss her main duties in that role, as well as her bid for re-election.Doug Loon, President/CEO of the MN Cham…
  11. November 15, 2021
    37 min
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    Seeking A Second Term To Lead Minnesota
    During this week's edition of the program, Blois Olson sits down with:Progressive Policy Institute V.P./Chief Economist Michael Mandel to discuss the tech industry's role in today's job market.Governor Tim Walz…
  12. November 08, 2021
    37 min
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    Approaching Many Issues and Getting a Re-Do
    This week, host Blois Olson catches up with:MN State Sen. Roger Chamberlain to discuss the prospect of legalizing sports betting in the state.Minneapolis mayor Jacob Frey to tell us what he plans to do now that…
  13. October 31, 2021
    41 min
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    From Macro to Micro, With Time for a Brew
    This week, Blois welcomes:MN Congresswoman Angie Craig to talk about the gridlock in Washington over the two Infrastructure bills.MN State House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt and State Representative Zack Stephens…
  14. October 25, 2021
    41 min
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    Fighting Crime and Spending Spree Awareness
    This week, Blois Olsen chat with:State Senator Warren Limmer about how the legislature plans to tackle rising crime across the state (especially in the Twin Cities).St. Paul mayor Melvin Carter about the issues…
  15. October 18, 2021
    39 min
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    A Lot of Tension in the Political Word
    This week, Blois Olson sits down to chat with:Kelly Jahner-Byrne on the reasons for her GOP candidacy for the upcoming MN Secretary of State election (in 2022).Sen. Tina Smith about the latest on the current Co…
  16. October 10, 2021
    44 min
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    10-10-21 - Sunday Take with Blois Olson
    On this week's edition, Blois catches up with:Janae Bates of Yes 4 Minneapolis regarding the ongoing ballot initiative to change the city's Police Department.Former Minneapolis civic leader Peter Hutchinson on…
  17. October 08, 2021
    39 min
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    9-19-21 Sunday Take with Blois Olson
    Blois talks to John Stanoch, a former Hennepin County District Judge on the huge week in courts and politics.  He then chats with journalist Rebecca Brannon who was working on the Lazarro story in February. Fin…
  18. October 08, 2021
    38 min
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    10-3-21 Sunday Take with Blois Olson
    On this week's Sunday Take with WCCO political analyst Blois Olson, he catches up with AJ Awed who is running for Mayor of Minneapolis.  Plus majority leader of the Minnesota House of Representatives Ryan Winkl…
  19. October 08, 2021
    42 min
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    9-12-21 Sunday Take with Blois Olson
    In the first edition of our new show "Sunday Take" hosted by WCCO political analyst Blois Olson, he talks to Ramsey County Attorney John Choi about their new policy on low-level traffic stops, the new head of t…
  20. October 08, 2021
    37 min
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    9-26-21 Sunday Take with Blois Olson
    This week, WCCO political analyst Blois Olson talks to Steve Simon, Minnesota's Secretary of State who announced he will run for re-election, Steve Hunegs the Executive Director of the Jewish Community Relation…

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