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. June 21, 2022
    26 min
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    Major and Assistant Majority Leaders
    This week on Sunday Take Blois Olson talks with DFL Maj. Leader Representative Ryan Winkler and GOP Asst. Maj. Senator Leader Karin Housley.
  2. June 12, 2022
    33 min
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    The Drive for Political Clarity on Cars
    With the Summer travel season underway, there's a lot of talk about gas prices and inflation surrounding our automobiles.  Blois focuses on the discussion this week, sitting down with the following guests to ch…
  3. June 05, 2022
    32 min
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    The Spirit of Not Giving Up
    This week, Blois sits down for a "cup of coffee" with the following guests:State Sen. Erin Murphy discusses why a Special Session is necessary after the end of the 2022 Regular Session.  And is there a way for…
  4. May 30, 2022
    36 min
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    The Conversation Over Gun Laws Ramps Up Again
    After the recent tragedies in Buffalo, NY and Uvalde, TX, Blois takes time on this Memorial Day weekend to dig into the discussion on gun policies.  After providing his thoughts on the current state of gun laws…
  5. May 22, 2022
    35 min
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    Gearing Up For An Electoral Fight
    Following the 2022 MN DFL Convention wrapped up Sunday, Blois gets a sense of how the party's doing.  He sits down with the following guests:MN DFL Party chairman Ken Martin discusses the challenges his candida…
  6. May 15, 2022
    33 min
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    Steps Forward In Republican Challenges for Statewide Offices
    Blois took a trip to Rochester this week to attend the 2022 MN Republican Convention.  He gives his recap of Saturday's votes for this year's statewide elections.  Afterwards, he dives into the weekend with:Sta…
  7. May 08, 2022
    38 min
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    Several Avenues Regarding Abortion, Justice, and Endorsements
    Blois is back on the political beat this week.  For this episode, he sits down with the following guests:Jill Hasday, Distinguished McKnight University Professor at the University of Minnesota School of Law, di…
  8. May 01, 2022
    35 min
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    The Take on Business During the Pandemic
    As we open the month of May, Blois takes the show on the road.  He's in Grands Rapids for this weekend's Leadership Minnesota event from the MN Chamber of Commerce.  He sits down with the following guests to di…
  9. April 24, 2022
    36 min
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    The "Ins & Outs" of the Cycle of Criminal Justice
    Blois has some things to say, and he also leaves time to catch up with the following guests:The Redemption Project co-founders Tim Owens & Dwight Tostenson explain their organization, which is designed to help…
  10. April 17, 2022
    34 min
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    The Status of Things Moving Forward
    On this Easter Sunday, Blois welcomes the following guests on for discussions on several topics:Minnesota Corn Growers Association director Brian Thalmann explains the impact that the recent announcement regard…
  11. April 10, 2022
    33 min
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    Some Intriguing Developments in 2022 Races
    This week, Blois takes the time to sit down with the following guests:Jeff Ettinger, the former CEO of Hormel Foods, talks about his decision to run (as a Democrat) for the open 1st Congressional District seat.…
  12. April 03, 2022
    39 min
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    Figuring Out A Future Vision In Many Ways
    As we (hopefully) head towards Spring, Blois has his eye on the future.  This week, he sits down with the following guests:Litigator Ryan Wilson tells us why he's deciding to run for State Auditor.  What does h…
  13. March 27, 2022
    33 min
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    Legislation With An Affect On The Family Unit
    As we close out the month of March, Blois turns the conversation off of the more "in your face" issues and focuses on items that could be more impactful on a family level.  This week, he sits down with the foll…
  14. March 20, 2022
    35 min
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    Enough to Drive You to Drink?
    This week, the political plate is full of news.  Blois sits down to chat with the following guests:Agricultural law attorney Matt Benda has entered the race for the 1st Congressional seat.  The former Chair of…
  15. March 13, 2022
    35 min
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    A Potential for Changes of Thought
    On this mid-March Sunday, Blois sits down with the following guests:Former CEO of the Center for Rural Policy Brad Finstad explains why he's jumping into the special election for the vacated 1st District Congre…
  16. March 07, 2022
    38 min
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    Decisions Being Made with Choices at Hand
    During this edition of the program, Blois chats with the following state decision makers:State Rep. Jeremy Munson explains why he is running for the late Jim Hagedorn's seat in Congress, including a layout of t…
  17. February 28, 2022
    34 min
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    2/27/22 - Sunday Take
    It's a bit of a "taxing" theme this week, as Blois chats with the following guests:MN Chamber of Commerce president Doug Loon looks into discussion at the State Capitol to repay the unemployment insurance trust…
  18. February 21, 2022
    38 min
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    2/20/22 - Sunday Take
    On this week's edition of the show, Blois sits down with the following political luminaries:Hennepin Sheriff's Office Major Dawanna Witt tells us why she is putting her name into the Sheriff race.Former Ramsey…
  19. February 13, 2022
    37 min
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    2/13/22 - Sunday Take
    Blois is back at it, opening up conversations with the following guests:MN Forward Party leader John Denney will discuss this new political group's decision to plant its first affiliate flag in the Land of 10.0…
  20. February 07, 2022
    39 min
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    2/6/22 - Sunday Take
    As we dive into February, Blois wakes us up with interviews from the following:State Rep. Cedric Frazier describes the latest attempt at passing a Public Safety initiative over at the Capitol.Former State senat…

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