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Phenology is the biological nature of events as they relate to nature.  These days the activity in the natural world is profound... sometimes subtle and  requiring a concentrated effort to witness, other times taking over our senses.

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Our April conversation on Dig Deep is about health care.  We pair our liberal commentator Aaron Brown and conservative commentator Chuck Marohn to look at where health care came from and what it used to mean.  We'llmove thru this topic all week - on Wednesday it's health care right now and we'll talk reform on Friday. 

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Sandy Cameron of Deer River recently visited Cuba, but stayed away from the tours and tourists.  He and his wife stayed in private homes, including one in Cenguey.  Their hosts were black, and in their living room they had this 3-foot high wood carving, which Sandy says tells us something of the real Cuba.  He talked with Michael Goldberg, on the travel segment of weekly program Stay Human, Sundays at 10 pm. 

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Program 14: Damming the Headwaters

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".

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Apr 14, 2017

Our CenterStage Concert series, which started this year along with The Reif Center (in Grand Rapids), is almost wrapping up! April and May are the last two shows of the year, and both are worth your time on the town. Promise.

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Close to Home host Grant Frashier visits his former home - Theodore Roosevelt National Park in badlands of Western North Dakota.  He talks with current Park Ranger Amy McCann about some of the many things that make this a special place to visit or live.

TED Talks have been available online as videos and podcasts for years.    More recently, TED has branched to communities across the country, creating another arm of their events called TEDx.  Bemidji, MN will host its inaugural TEDx talks Friday, April 14 from 2-5pm.

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Our resident phenologist John Latimer takes us through the many signs that spring is upon us in this edition of the Phenology Show.   If you love nature and take notice of the subtle changes happening around you, please share your observations with us!  We love to hear what is going on in our listeners' necks of the woods.

Steve Patterson via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch FB Page

Every Tuesday John Latimer gathers all the phenology comments and questions sent along by listeners and area school children and we share their observations and queries with the world.  This week was a busy one around the listening area.  We heard from more schools than we have in a long time and there is so much spring action going on out in mother nature that the reports were full of fantastic findings!

Fresh beans are easy to grow, delicious and nutritious. You can grow them in your garden or in a good-sized pot on your porch or doorstep. They come in a variety of colors and types--green, burgundy, yellow; bush, pole, or ornamental. For these reasons, fresh beans were chosen for a starring role as the "one vegetable" for the first year of Beltrami County's "One Vegetable One Community" project.

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