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Apr 23, 2017

Volunteer producer Michael Goldberg reached a milestone recently.  When he came of age, what was then called the “generation gap” was something he was proud of.  Now that he’s on the other side of it, he’s not so sure.  This essay was broadcast on his weekly program, Stay Human, Sundays at 10 pm.

TEDx Gull Lake

TEDx events carry the TED mission of ideas worth sharing to communities all across the country.  The TEDx experiences are locally organized and  have inspired "ah-ha moments" in audience members  while making a positive impact on the communities that host them.

Did you hear this year's Mississippi River Festival line-up announced this morning?

Here it is!

Friday, July 14:

Har Mar Superstar

Haley

Saturday, July 15:

Professor Louie & the Crowmatix

ESSO Afrojam Funkbeat

Dawg Yawp

The Lowest Pair

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Solving the question about new music in Minnesota, I talk to Rob Pieh of Little Riddles this week. The band played Duluth and Bemidji recently, and is set to produce a new single complete with video this summer.

Deborah Rose / MN Department of Natural Resources

March for Science events are taking place across the listening area and across the country this Saturday, April 22, Earth Day.  We recently spoke with Jessica Hartshorn who organized the event taking place in Grand Rapids. Jessica talks about the importance of scientists and biologists in our region, how supporting science is a non-partisan issue and why supporting scientists and the work that they do matters to her.  

The question posed to our commentators Aaron Brown and Chuck MarohnIs Health Care A Right? 

What do you think?  Listen to part 2 of our health care conversation for April.  And send us your ideas on topics for Aaron and Chuck. 

Sign up for the Dig Deep podcast to keep up to date on all our topics.

David Abazs

Adopting a 100% local diet would have a huge economic impact--almost $1 billion--in the western Lake Superior region. It would also add thousands of jobs. That's the message of David Abazs, researcher, farmer and keynote speaker at the 9th Annual Iron Range Earth Fest.

This Spider...we like.

Apr 19, 2017
Daniel Corrigan

I had a great time talking to Spider John Koerner this week. He's been making music for more than 50 years. Now, his days are much quieter. Hear the whole show by clicking here (PRX), and listen for more great music on Centerstage Minnesota every Friday at 2:00 and 10:00 on KAXE/KBXE.

When he’s not gigging with Clearwater Hot Club, Matthew Miltich can be found in his natural habitat, his home on Clearwater Lake.  In this essay, he considers how his style of dress reflects his life, and how it affects his outlook.  Matthew is a regular contributor to Stay Human, Sundays at 10 pm, music and spoken word for courage and spirit.

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Phenology is the biological nature of events as they relate to climate. Every Tuesday, as our resident phenologist, John Latimer said this morning, "we introduce you to the world we live in."  During the "talkback" section of our show, listeners get to be part of telling nature's story...We gather phenology related listener comments, questions and observations and share them.

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