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The KAXE tower and transmitter are in need of replacing. Maggie Montgomery and Kari Hedlund talked about the history of the existing tower, including when a gravel truck knocked down our first tower in 1984. Dan Houg, Station Engineer, spoke with Kari and Maggie about the scope of the tower and transmitter project and provides a 101 of HOW radio waves are transferred. Maggie spoke with Loren Solberg to better explain the bonding process. Maggie, Kari, John and Sarah talked about funding...

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Minn Post reporter Briana Bierschbach broke the story of sexual harassment in the MN Legislature in November of 2017.  Senator Dan Schoen (D) of St.

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Program 48: Herbert R. Gault and Charles Blandin's Big Deal, 1927

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".

We spoke with Steve Waller from the Grassroots Concert Series in Nisswa recently.  The Grassroots Concert Series has been bringing live music to the Brainerd Lakes area for 30 years.  Tonight they welcome singer-songwriter Sally Barris to the Live Well Nightclub which is housed inside the Journey Church in Nisswa.  The show begins at 7:30 and doors open at 6:30.  Click on the link to hear our conversation about the concert series, learn a little about Sally Barris and hear one of her songs. 

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Every Friday morning we check in with Marshall Helmberger about the stories they've been covering at the Timberjay newspaper.  This week his topics were the Mining Tax Guide, Representative Emmer's "the Miner Act", a study on the impact of climate change on winter recreation tourism and how the changes of the deer permit areas in NE MN will impact the moose population. 

Hannah Rakow is a young woman on a mission - a mission to create.  Her medium of choice is clay and  her passion lies in the art of creating one of a kind ceramics.   In this Area Voices segment, Hannah shares how her path led her toward the love of design more than once and how, once she listened to her inner voice, ceramics have taken over her life. 

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You can work with RuPaul, take flight with Humbird, and sing along with Lipps, Inc. in the most recent Centerstage Minnesota. Listen each week at 2 and 10 for two hours of Minnesota-made music in all genres. Follow along on social media and join the conversation at #kaxemusic. Hear the Dec. 1st show by clicking this link (PRX).

Stonehouse Coffee and Roastery Facebook page

Stonehouse Coffee and Roastery in Nisswa and Baxter is owned and operated by Mike and Julie  French.  The Frenches travel the globe testing coffees to ensure they roast beans that will become the coffees beloved by their customers.  They make a conscious effort to do business with coffee farmers who grow delicious coffee and conduct thoughtful, humanitarian business practices.

Angela Nistler via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch FB Page

 

Tuesdays are dedicated to the natural world around us here at KAXE/KBXE.  The Phenology Report provides a comprehensive look at what's  what's changing , flying, freezing and happening in nature here in northern Minnesota.  

What have you noticed?  Send us a note via email or leave a voicemail at 218.999.9876.  We'd love to hear about it.   

Sue Keeler via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch Facebook Page

 

    

Kids all across Minnesota are sending in their Phenology reports and we are excited about their excitement! The next generation of nature lovers is passionate about the environment!    Click on the links to hear what the kids are noticing across the listening region!  

Do you know of a teacher who wants to get students involved in the Phenology Program?  Send John Latimer an email! 

On December 5th Mike Finley will be joined by Todd Boss, Paula Cisewski and others at the Camp Bar in St Paul for a show called "Barstools Prophets." Mike will be featuring his wildly popular holiday set. Here's a sample in which Mike argues semantics with his brother...and loses.

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