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Wednesday 2/14/24: Teen mental health, Farmer Wants a Wisconsin Wife, honoring the earth

Today on Lake Effect, we learn about teen mental health in Wisconsin. Then, we meet a Wisconsinite looking for love on FOX’s reality dating show, Farmer Wants a Wife. Plus, we hear a conversation from 2023 with people who found love on MCTS buses and learn about honoring the earth as a resolution for the new year. We close with Sounds Like Milwaukee.


  • Nathan Zirk, local high school student
  • Grace Girard, contestant on "Farmer Wants A Wife"
  • Emmett Nash, retired MCTS driver & Yelonda Nash, MCTS bus driver; Tod Wanta & Kristine Wallner Wanta, met on MCTS bus
  • Venice Williams, executive director of Alice’s Garden and the Fondy Food Center
  • Lee Arhleger and Nicole Sheldon, for Sounds Like Milwaukee