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The Ktown Connects Podcast celebrates KENOSHA, WISCONSIN – our hometown!
Since 2020, your hosts Donny Stancato and Jason Hedman have connected our listeners to over a hundred local Kenosha celebrities. And we have more coming in 2023!


The Ktown Connects Podcast is dedicated to supporting the community and local businesses and reminding everyone of all the great things Kenosha has to offer. Enjoy fun and exciting Q&A’s with local business owners, historians, community activists, artists or other interesting fellow Kenoshans.

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w/Tod Ohnstad – WI 65th District Assembly Representative Ktown Connects

49 years ago, Tod Ohnstad came to Kenosha on a Greyhound bus with a job at American Motors and not much else. He soon became interested in leadership, worker’s rights, and politics. After completing his career with AMC/Chrysler he dove into local government, serving as the 6th District Alderman beginning in 2008. In 2013, he was elected as the representative of the 65th District of the Wisconsin State Assembly, where he serves today. For more on Tod Ohnstad, visit his website here, or call his Madison office at 608-266-0455. This episode was recorded on February 27th at Luigi’s Pizza Kitchen, 7531 39th Avenue Ktown Connects is brought to you by: ROAR – Be heard Lucci’s Grandview 6929 39th Ave Shannyn Franklin – ReMax Newport Elite Franks Diner, 508 58th St Aason Hunzinger of AHDidIt Union Park Tavern, 4520 Eighth Ave. Wink Beauty Boutique, 10909 Sheridan Rd Hydn Cheese Public Craft Brewing Company 628 58th St Get your Ktown Connects merchandise at The Lettering Machine, 725 50th St. Drop us an email at ktownconnects@yahoo.com Find us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter – and at ktownconnects.com Theme song performed by Dropping Daisies, written by James “Red” McLeod. Your hosts are Donny Stancato and Jason Hedman Get additional episodes early and ad-free, along with bonus material with this week’s guest and more great exclusive material by becoming a patreon supporter! Click here for more! 
  1. w/Tod Ohnstad – WI 65th District Assembly Representative
  2. w/Mark Gascoigne – 24's Rumors Lounge
  3. w/Lew Aceto – SJ Crystals
  4. w/Sharon Rossow – Copy Center
  5. w/Danielle Weybright-Portside Catering

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“Kenosha – My Hometown”
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Written by James “Red” McLeod

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