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Monday:
For the Birds
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Tuesday:
Phenology Plus
A Talk On The Wild Side
All Things Equine

Wednesday:
For the Birds
Local Food w/ Maggie
Our History

Thursday:
Early Bird Fishing Guide
Culture Calendar/Arts Roundup
Making Sausage
Sports Page
IT Connections with Chad and Dan

Friday:
For the Birds
Border News
Mom of Pop Culture
What's For Breakfast
Dr. Michael Fox

Saturday:
The Give&Take
Weekend Special
Green Cheese

Sunday:
America's Test Kitchen
Ted Radio Hour
Backporch Harmony
Alternative Radio
The Give&Take




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We Need Your Help!  Do you listen to Centerstage MN? The Great Northern Radio Show? The live broadcast of the Bemijigamaag Powwow in April? The Record Store Day vinyl essays or Acoustic Stories by historian Don Boese?  These and many other Northern Community Radio programs are supported by the MN Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.  The state of MN wants us to evaluate these programs... Help us continue to make great programs by taking our short survey. Thank you!

Join the KAXE Facebook Group - Season Watch and discuss Phenology.

What's Left is a community arts project led by John Bauer addressing the aftermath of suicide. Interviews with artists are made possible by the MN Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.
The opening reception for What's Left is Friday, Sept 4th at 4pm
at the MacRostie Art Center in Grand Rapids.
Local stories:
Catfish Tips
Preston Spawn from Jacobson shares tips on fishing for catfish in the Mississippi River
Early Iron Ore Explorers 
Producer Dave Lathrop shares the story of the first explorers looking for iron ore deposits in NE MN

You'll find previous stories on our highlights page
Northbound Caravan
Saturday, Aug 29th is the annual MN music festival  at the KAXE amphitheater under the rotary tent in Grand Rapids. Performers include: Rob Wheeler and the Wheeler Dealers, I Like You, Fattenin' Frogs and The Slamming Doors. Music runs from 4:30 - 10pm, gates open at 4. Tickets available at KAXE or KBXE or online.

Great Northern Radio Show

Our fall show is Saturday, Sept 19th at the Bangsburg Theare on the Bemidji State University campus. Join Aaron Brown and musical guests: American Scarecrows, Corey Medina. Plus, northern MN comedians Jon Roberts and Rob Fairbanks.

 Call and reserve your ticket today 800-662-5799. Or online.

Volunteer Training Course
Northern Community Radio members are invited to attend our next volunteer training course Saturday, Sept 12th from 10a-2p at KAXE studios in Grand Rapids.  This one day training will teach you how NCR operates and to host On The River.  Call to reserve your spot today. 800.662.5799
Local Foods and pests
Associate Professor of Entomology, Chris Phillips from UoM's NCROC shared these  two sites for those interested in learning more about good and bad insects and how to manage them.
Fruits
Vegetables
Photo: Congrats to our friend John Latimer who after 36 years retired last Friday. We hope you now get more time to use this shirt and enjoy the outdoors. We enjoyed sharing in your curling celebration last weekend & enjoy your road trip!! ❤️ The Hoops' The Beat
Minnesota Poets read their own work every weekday at 7:40am and again at 11am. It includes both established poets and students as writers and readers. You can listen to Love Game by Laura Hansen.
What We're Reading
A new interactive feature by Tammy Bobrowsky.
Share book reviews,suggestions and feedback. Join the KAXE/KBXE facebook group
What We're Reading or on GoodReads, or email us.

You can listen to the new segment here.




Phenology with John Latimer
You can see more photos on our Phenology page and our Season Watch page on Facebook. Join in the fun and share your observations for signs of fall like sumac changing color.
We are looking for a baby snapping turtle for a special education project. If you know of one please call 800.662.5799 or
 email us.


Bemidji Rocking The Boat
In Bemidji, Natives and non-Natives have been working for decades to focus attention on the root causes of racial disparities.  Reporter Melissa Townsend from MN Native News tells the story of their progress.
Part 1
Part 2


Historian Don Boese

Don begins a new series on life in the first iron mines on the Mesabi Range. The stories were collected in the 1960's by Oliver Mining employee, James Steel.

Check here to hear and download his segments and other history segments about northern Minnesota.  Check out the latest history segments on our audio highlights page! 

 
Stories that Matter
Journalist Stephanie Hemphill covers the environmental impact of sulfates on wild rice, you can also hear our Pipeline Stories from Britt Aamodt here. 



Paddle Minnesota  Produced and hosted by volunteer and retired wildlife biologist Jim Gallagher. Where have you been paddling this summer?

Centerstage Minnesota
 une in Friday afternoons from 2 to 4pm and Saturdays from 5-7pm with Tom Sippola for an exploration of music by Minnesota talent and ideas on where to see live music! Tell us about your favorite MN musician!comments@kaxe.org
  Album of the Week


Help us help Harry Hutchins

Long time member and contributor to Northern Community Radio, and forest ecologist, Harry Hutchins needs new kidney.   If you need more info or want to talk with Harry personally, contact us! 800-662-5799.  

 
   
   
   
   
   
 
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