WPR to host live debate for Wisconsin 3rd Congressional District candidates

Wisconsin Public Radio is hosting a live debate for the candidates in the race for Wisconsin’s 3rd Congressional District seat.

The debate will air Oct. 26 at 10 a.m. and will feature the incumbent Democratic candidate Ron Kind, La Crosse, and Republican challenger Derrick Van Orden, Hager City. Ezra Wall, host of WPR’s La Crosse-based “Newsmakers,” will moderate the discussion. The general election is on Nov. 3.

The debate will be broadcast on these stations of The Ideas Network: 90.3/La Crosse, 88.3/Menomonie-Eau Claire, 99.1/Stevens Point, 89.1/Adams-Wisconsin Rapids, 88.7/River Falls, 91.3/Highland, AM 930/Auburndale, 100.9/Marshfield, 91.9/Wausau and 101.3/Wausau, 90.3/Park Falls, and 89.9/Rhinelander.