Bold Time Religion, Season 2 Ep. 2: An interview with a Saudi Arabia native

By Jim Swenson
Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 12:15 AM

Jim Swenson talks with Alhanouf Alkhrayaf is a native of Saudi Arabia who is taking English language courses at Divine Word College.

Bold Time Religion, Season 2 Ep. 1: An interview with a professor

By Jim Swenson
Saturday, October 5th, 2019 12:15 AM

Jim Swenson talks with the Christine Darr, Department Head for Philosophy, Politics and History Assistant Professor of Christian Ethics at the University of Dubuque.

Bold Time Religion, Ep. 11: An interview with a priest

By Jim Swenson
Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 12:30 AM

Jim Swenson talks with the Rev. Herbert Pins is a retired priest who continues to celebrate Mass occasionally at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church.

Bold Time Religion, Ep. 10: An interview with Roger Arensdorf

By Jim Swenson
Saturday, July 6th, 2019 12:00 AM

Jim Swenson talks with Dubuque resident Roger Arensdorf, who attends Hope Church.

Bold Time Religion, Ep. 9: A conversation with Lillian Daniel

By Jim Swenson
Saturday, June 1st, 2019 12:30 AM

Jim Swenson talks with the Rev. Lillian Daniel on a variety of topics

Bold Time Religion, Ep. 8: An interview with Dennis

By Jim Swenson
Saturday, May 4th, 2019 12:30 AM

Telegraph Herald features reporter Jim Swenson talks with 34-year-old Dennis Baker, president of the recently formed Dubuque Area Humanists. He and his wife, Stephanie, moved to town last August. Music: "Inspired" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Bold Time Religion, Ep. 7: An interview with Joy

By Jim Swenson
Saturday, April 6th, 2019 12:30 AM

Jim Swenson talks with Joy Hirschy, of Word of Life Church in Dubuque. Ordained in 2009, Joy is married to Loren Hirschy, pastor at Word of Life, which is a Charismatic Movement Church. Music: "Inspired" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Marcus and Me, Ep. 2: The Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

By Jim Swenson and Marcus Washington
Saturday, April 6th, 2019 12:30 AM

Jim Swenson and Marcus Washington talk about the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. for the anniversary of his shooting 51 years ago, as well as the shooting of Nipsey Hussle. Music: "Loopster" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

TH Talks Music, Ep. 1: Tapestry

Megan Gloss and Anthony Frenzel
Friday, March 15th, 2019 12:30 AM

Local band Tapestry talks about how the members came together at first, what kind of influences they have and shares a track titled, "Dimming of the Day."

More than the Score, March 14, 2019

Telegraph Herald
Thursday, March 14th, 2019 04:34 PM

TH sports writer Brenden West recaps the Dubuque Senior Ram's trip to state. To watch the video, visit TelegraphHerald.com/sports/more_than_the_score.

Bold Time Religion, Ep. 6: An interview with a Muslim imam

By Jim Swenson
Saturday, March 9th, 2019 12:30 AM

Jim Swenson talks with Dr. Adib Kassas about Islam.

More than the Score, March 7, 2019

Telegraph Herald
Thursday, March 7th, 2019 04:49 PM

Bellevue Marquette's Tori Michel and Miranda Peters join Steve to talk about the Mohawks' run to the Iowa state basketball tournament and to play a little office P-I-G. To watch the video, visit TelegraphHerald.com/sports/more_than_the_score

Marcus and Me, Ep. 1: Black music, then and now

Jim Swenson, Anthony Frenzel and Marcus Washington
Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 12:30 AM

Marcus Washington and Jim Swenson talk about black music, pas and present.

More than the Score, Feb. 28, 2019

Telegraph Herald
Thursday, February 28th, 2019 04:35 PM

TH sports editor Jim Leitner and writer Brenden West discuss Dubuque Senior boys basketball team going to state. To watch the video, visit TelegraphHerald.com/sports/more_than_the_score

Press Play, Ep. 47: Oscars of years gone by

Anthony Frenzel, Megan Gloss, Ben Jacobson, Jim Swenson, Eileen Meslar and Paul Kurutsides
Sunday, February 24th, 2019 12:30 AM

The Press Play crew each picks a prior year of the Oscars, combs through the Best Picture nominees and picks one of the losers that should have won. Music: "Hiding Your Reality," Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

More than the Score, Feb. 21, 2019

Telegraph Herald
Thursday, February 21st, 2019 06:11 PM

TH sports writers Steve Ortman and Tim O'Neill discusses Iowa State wrestling. To watch the video, visit TelegraphHerald.com/sports/more_than_the_score.

TH Talks ... A conversation with Sibani Ram

By Anthony Frenzel
Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 12:30 AM

Student columnist Sibani Ram reflects on her time writing columns and articles for the Telegraph Herald. Music: "Furious Freak," Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

More than the Score, Feb. 7, 2019

Telegraph Herald
Thursday, February 7th, 2019 05:52 PM

TH sports writer Steve Ortman catches up with Cascade's Nicole McDermott after scoring her 1,000th career point, then speaks with more Cougar players as they reflect on what makes head coach Mike Sconsa special after reaching his 300th career victory.

Bold Time Religion, Ep. 5: Views from a young African-American man

Jim Swenson and Anthony Frenzel
Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 12:30 AM

Marcus Washington talks with Jim Swenson on a wide range of issues, from religion to Black Lives Matter. Music: "Inspired" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

More than the Score, Jan. 31, 2019

Telegraph Herald
Thursday, January 31st, 2019 04:33 PM

TH sports writers Steve Ortman and Brenden West discuss the impact of our rough stretch of winter weather on the area sports scene, featuring a special weather report out in the elements. To watch the video, visit TelegraphHerald.com/sports/more_than_the_score.

More than the Score, Jan. 24, 2019

Telegraph Herald
Thursday, January 24th, 2019 04:34 PM

TH sports editor Jim Leitner and writer Brenden West discuss prep boys basketball. To watch the video, visit TelegraphHerald.com/sports/more_than_the_score.

More than the Score, Jan. 17, 2019

Telegraph Herald
Thursday, January 17th, 2019 04:37 PM

TH sports writers Steve Ortman and Tim O'Neill discuss some of the big milestones reached by area prep wrestlers so far this season, along with others that are on the brink of making history. To watch the video, visit TelegraphHerald.com/sports/more_than_the_score.

TH Talks ... Paranormal investigations

By Anthony Frenzel
Friday, January 11th, 2019 12:30 AM

The co-directors of Transcendent Paranormal Society talk about their philosophy for paranormal investigation, the tools of the trade and share a few stories from the field. Music: "Floating Cities" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

More than the Score, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019

Telegraph Herald
Thursday, January 10th, 2019 04:43 PM

TH sports writers Steve Ortman and Tim O'Neill recap and deliver behind the scenes access on the East Dubuque girls basketball team's recent game at Chicago's United Center, home of the Bulls. To watch the video, visit TelegraphHerald.com/sports/more_than_the_score.

Bold Time Religion, Ep. 4: Judaism in Dubuque

By Jim Swenson
Saturday, January 5th, 2019 12:30 AM

Kate Scheinman, a member of Temple Beth El who has lived in Dubuque for more than 20 years, talk about her experiences being Jewish in a predominantly Christian community. Music: "Inspired" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

More than the Score, Jan. 3, 2019

Telegraph Herald
Thursday, January 3rd, 2019 04:32 PM

Wahlert basketball player Jacob Schockemoehl joins Steve this week to break down his amazing game-winning 3 at the buzzer against Hempstead, and how the Golden Eagles have stepped up after graduating 4 starters from last season. To watch the video, visit TelegraphHerald.com/sports/more_than_the_score

Press Play, Ep. 46: '90s toys

By Anthony Frenzel, Ben Jacobson, Paul Kurutsides and Eileen Meslar
Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 12:30 AM

The Press Play gang gets together to delve into the nostalgia of '90s toys. Music: "Battle of Pogs," by Komiku creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0

Press Play, Ep. 46: '90s toys

By Anthony Frenzel, Eileen Meslar, Ben Jacobson and Paul Kurutsides
Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 12:30 AM

The Press Play gang gets together to delve into the nostalgia of '90s toys. Music: "Battle of Pogs," by Komiku creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0

More than the Score, Dec. 13, 2018

Telegraph Herald
Thursday, December 13th, 2018 04:48 PM

TH sports writers Steve Ortman and Tim O'Neill discuss high school wrestling. To watch the video, visit TelegraphHerald.com/sports/more_than_the_score.

Bold Time Religion, Ep. 3: Biblical studies

By Jim Swenson and Anthony Frenzel
Saturday, December 8th, 2018 12:30 AM

Raju Kunjummen, chair of Biblical Studies at Emmaus Bible College, sits down with Jim Swenson and talks in-depth about the Bible and Biblical interpretation.

TH Talks ... Mountain Workshops

Telegraph Herald
Friday, December 7th, 2018 05:20 PM

Telegraph Herald photographer Eileen Meslar talks about her experiences with the 43rd annual Mountain Workshops in Mount Sterling, Ky. Music: "Dreamer" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

TH Talks Arts, Ep. 14: A conversation with David Resnick

By Megan Gloss and Anthony Frenzel
Friday, December 7th, 2018 12:30 AM

David Resnick, the new executive director of the Northeast Iowa School of Music, talks about the school, what it does and where he'd like to take it in the future.

More than the Score, Dec. 6, 2018

Telegraph Herald
Thursday, December 6th, 2018 04:36 PM

Steve & Brenden take a look at East Dubuque's Payton Heller and Layne Boyer reaching their 1,000th career points on the same night, as it's shaping up to be another big season for the Warriors. To watch the video, visit TelegraphHerald.com/sports/more_than_the_score

More than the Score, Nov. 29, 2018

Telegraph Herald
Thursday, November 29th, 2018 04:46 PM

TH sports writers Steve Ortman and Brenden West discuss the upcoming prep basketball season. To watch the video, visit TelegraphHerald.com/sports/more_than_the_score.

More than the Score, Nov. 22, 2018

Telegraph Herald
Friday, November 23rd, 2018 11:31 AM

TH sports writers Steve Ortman and Tim O'Neill recap Western Dubuque's postseason run and break down the TH All-Area Football Team. To watch the video, visit TelegraphHerald.com/sports/more_than_the_score.

More than the Score, Nov. 15, 2018

Telegraph Herald
Thursday, November 15th, 2018 04:51 PM

TH sports writers Steve Ortman and Brenden West recap Dubuque Wahlert's road to a 20th state volleyball championship. To watch the video, visit TelegraphHerald.com/sports/more_than_the_score.

Bold Time Religion, Ep. 2: Zayna Thompson

Telegraph Herald
Saturday, November 10th, 2018 12:30 AM

The Rev. Zayna Thomley talks with Jim Swenson about her religion, her church and being progressive.

Off the Track, Ep. 68: Equipment

Gary Dura and Anthony Frenzel
Friday, November 9th, 2018 08:15 AM

Gary and Tony get together for one last time this season to talk about 2018 in racing.

More than the Score, Nov. 8, 2018

Telegraph Herald
Thursday, November 8th, 2018 04:34 PM

TH sports editor Jim Leitner and writer Steve Ortman break down Western Dubuque's and Edgewood-Colesburg's paths to qualifying for the Iowa state football semifinals at the UNI-Dome this week. To watch the video, visit TelegraphHerald.com/sports/more_than_the_score.

Off the Track, Ep. 67: So many horses

Gary Dura and Anthony Frenzel
Friday, November 2nd, 2018 08:15 AM

Tony and Gary are back in the saddle to talk about the premier weekend in horse racing and the close of the season at Iowa Greyhound Park.

More than the Score, Nov. 1, 2018

Telegraph Herald
Thursday, November 1st, 2018 05:04 PM

TH sports editor Jim Leitner and writer Brenden West discuss the state volleyball tournament preview. To watch the video, visit TelegraphHerald.com/sports/more_than_the_score.

Off the Track, Ep. 66: The Green Room

Gary Dura and Anthony Frenzel
Friday, October 26th, 2018 08:15 AM

The Iowa Breeder's Cup continues to rock the rafters at Iowa Greyhound Park.

More than the Score, Oct. 25, 2018

Telegraph Herald
Thursday, October 25th, 2018 05:57 PM

Ahead of the state XC meet, the Hempstead boys join a very special HALLOWEEN host to tackle Escape Room Dubuque's Cryptic Manor for a little team building before the big race. To watch the video, visit TelegraphHerald.com/sports/more_than_the_score.

Bold Time Religion, Ep. 1: Talking with an atheist

Telegraph Herald
Saturday, October 13th, 2018 12:30 AM

Jim Swenson introduces the new podcast, Bold Time Religion. In the first episode, we speak with atheist Danny Fairchild and compare perspectives. Music: "Inspired" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Off the Track, Ep. 65: 3 a.m. steaks

Gary Dura and Anthony Frenzel
Friday, October 12th, 2018 08:15 AM

Gary and Tony talk about the Breer's Cup and look forward to the end of the racing season at Iowa Greyhound Park.

More than the Score, Oct. 11, 2018

Telegraph Herald
Thursday, October 11th, 2018 04:49 PM

TH sports writers Steve Ortman and Tim O'Neill recap Hempstead's thrilling win over Senior in a city football clash, then recap the Hempstead boys and Senior girls sweeping the MVC cross country championships. To watch the video, visit TelegraphHerald.com/sports/more_than_the_score.

Off the Track, Ep. 64: A 10-course meal of race

Gary Dura and Anthony Frenzel
Friday, October 5th, 2018 08:15 AM

NOTE: The first round of the Iowa Breeder's Cup has been moved from Sunday to Wednesday. Gary and Tony are back in the recording studio/janitor's closet to bring you the latest on Iowa Greyhound Park and beyond.

More than the Score, Oct. 4, 2018

Telegraph Herald
Thursday, October 4th, 2018 04:31 PM

TH sports writers Steve and Tim look ahead to Friday's big prep football matchups, as well as talk golfers from Wahlert and Western Dubuque reaching the state golf meet. To watch the video, visit TelegraphHerald.com/sports/more_than_the_score.

TH Talks ... Esports

Telegraph Herald
Sunday, September 23rd, 2018 12:30 AM

The TH Talks podcast has a sit-down talk with Joshua Morris and Michael Dempewolf, the coaches behind Clarke University's new esports team.

More than the Score, Sept. 20, 2018

Telegraph Herald
Thursday, September 20th, 2018 04:33 PM

TH sports editor Jim Leitner joins Steve to break down the city and area cross country season through the first month of action. To watch the video, visit TelegraphHerald.com/sports/more_than_the_score.


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