There's strong coffee, then there's Laskiainen blend. Sam and Beth Wilkes divide their peanut butter and jelly and share thoughts on gluten-free bread with John and Heidi during this week's What For Breakfast? on the morning show. Buckle up for a fun-filled conversation covering the Olympics, gluten, and back-up warning sounds on cars.

For several years now,  Bemidji Community Theater(BCT) has payed, eh em, played it forward with various projects supporting local and nationwide causes including Locks of Love, an elephant sanctuary, the MN Children's Hospital,

In a rather retro move, singer/songwriter Ellis unveiled recently a hotline for her fans to call and hear inspirational messages. Listen to the call on this edition of Centerstage Minnesota, then tune in every Friday and 2 and 10 for great music--all from Minnesota.

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We care deeply about the natural world around us here at KAXE-KBXE.  Each week, our resident phenologist John Latimer's Phenology Report provides a comprehensive look at what's  happening in nature here in northern Minnesota.  

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Minneapolis poet, Tony Plocido cut his teeth down-south in the Kansas City poetry scene, but in this poem, "Orchestrations," he heads up-north to sort things out

Emily Derke on Call of the Wild

Feb 12, 2018

On Call of the Wild Milt Lee talks to basket maker Emily Derke about her baskets and the many practical uses she has for them living in her  yurt outside of Dora Lake, Minnesota.

John Bauer

Program 57:  The Joyce Lumber Empire and the Extravagant and Hedonistic Life of David Joyce, 1885 - 1937

A radio series produced by historian Don Boese.   Don is the author of eight books dealing with local history in Itasca County, including "John C. Greenway and the Opening of the Western Mesabi", and the main source for this series,  "Papermakers: the Blandin Paper Company and Grand Rapids, Minnesota".

Grant Frashier

Close to Home visited the Ely Winter Festival to talk with some of the snow carvers on a frigid day.

The Timberjay's editor Marshall Helmberger joins us Friday mornings to fill us in on the stories in NE MN they've been covering.  This week:  precinct caucus surprises, arts impact on the economy of NE MN, winter severity index and kudos to the Northwoods Grizzlies Boys Basketball team


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