Podcast - VoigtJohnson

Welcome to the Link!

We sit down with leaders and innovators, in an effort to bring you a behind the scenes look into what's happening in our community.

Exploring the mindset of these remarkable individuals, you will understand what motivates and leads to their success. VoigtJohnson believes in consistent personal growth. It is our hope that by hearing the stories of our guests, you too will be inspired to do great things!

EPISODE 10

What’s Going on? How small business owners can prosper in times of uncertainty.

March 30, 2020

With the recent “Shelter in Place” order from Gov. Tim Walz, small businesses face unprecedented times. Brandon shares a few changes that he believes are coming and what you need to do to navigate through this time of uncertainty. This too will pass, but taking bold action is what is needed to be successful in moving forward.

EPISODE 9

Sheri Wegner of UCP drops by to share the amazing things her organization is doing in MN.

March 19, 2020

UCP of Central MN is providing services to those in need across all of Minnesota. UCP Executive Director Sheri Wegner tells us how she is growing the organization in such an inspiring manner. From transportation to home renovations and technology advancements, Sheri and her team are dedicated to providing a “Life Without Limits” to those in need!

EPISODE 8

Dan Ochsner, of KNSI Radio stops by the Link in a can’t miss episode.

March 5, 2020

The OX tells us what sparked his interest in radio, and how his journey has brought him to where he is today. We discuss topics from The Hulk, to Jessie Ventura, Mayor Dave Kleis and everything in between. The OX is one of the most energetic and entertaining on air personalities in Central Minnesota, and this episode does not disappoint!

EPISODE 7

Pt. 2 | Tanner’s Team with John and Cindy Fuls.

February 26, 2020

In the second part of the episode, we learn about what Tanner’s Team truly does to help family’s across the state. The support of the community has really blessed John and Cindy to continue Tanner’s legacy by impacting people who are dealing with a terminal diagnosis. Continue to be inspired by what Tanner’s Team is accomplishing in Minnesota.

EPISODE 6

Pt. 1 | John and Cindy Fuls discuss their mission of keeping Tanner’s legacy alive & their impact across Minnesota.

February 13, 2020

You will love getting to know Cindy and John as they open up about their family, and John even shares how they first met. They discuss what it was like to first learn of Tanner’s illness and everything that would follow. In this emotional conversation, the Fuls share some amazing stories about Tanner and some of their lasting memories. Their strength comes from the mission to keep Tanner’s legacy alive, through The Tanners Team Foundation.

EPISODE 5

Scott Widor of the Blueline Sports Bar and Grill stops by to discuss his journey.

January 27, 2020

Ever wonder what it takes to run a successful sports bar? Scott shares his philosophy on what it means to truly serve the customer. Scott shares how he evolved from the telecommunications business into creating a household brand in Central Minnesota. We share some laughs and a few stories, but you’ll be sure to gain some of Scott’s wisdom when it comes to executing in the restaurant business!

EPISODE 4

Maddy Zinken Discusses Her Mission of Helping Homeless Youth

January 13, 2020

Unfortunately, the problem of the homeless is greater than what is seen from a distance. Central Minnesota youth not only face this harsh reality but also endure the many stigmas associated with being homeless. Pathways4Youth was created to assist youth with breaking through the many barriers towards a path to prosperity. Maddy shares their mission and how they are creating a better way of life for our youth here in central Minnesota!

EPISODE 3

Ettien Koffi translates the Gospel

December 11, 2019

Ettien Koffi, a Linguistics professor at SCSU, shares his mission of expanding literacy in the Ivory Coast. Ettien tells us how he developed an oral language into the written form. The process started with translating the New Testament, and now is the basis for the Anyi Literacy Program. Get ready to be inspired!

EPISODE 2

Take a deep dive into the history of Bad Habit Brewing with Aaron Rieland

November 26, 2019

In this episode of the Link, Learn how a home brew kit evolved into a thriving business. Aaron also discusses why this local business almost never happened. How did the name Bad Habit come about? All these topics and more in this episode of the Link!

EPISODE 1

When Your Purpose in Life Finds You with Kayla Strand

November 6, 2019

Kayla Strand stops by to share her story of how the tragic loss of her husband Kyle led to the creation of The INDY Foundation. When most people experiencing the abundance of planning a wedding, Kayla and Kyle were also dealing with the diagnosis of cancer. You cannot help but be inspired by Kayla’s purpose in starting the INDY Foundation. She also opens up on the amazing instance of providence; the wonderful story that gave her the affirmation to keep Kyle’s Legacy alive.