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Each Friday morning Marshall Helmberger talks with us about the news that his NE MN  newspaper covered this week.  This week the election was the big news as President-elect Donald Trump was the first Republican presidential candidate to sweep the Range.  We also talk about water pollution from MinnTac and a new lawsuit.  And, big news in 9-man football!  2 undefeated teams Ely Timberwolves and the Cromwell Cardinals play Friday night in the state to

What was once used on battle fields is now making its way to red carpets and fashion magazines as well.  In this segment of Area Voices, host Katie Carter sits down with chain maille artist John Theroux. 

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What's your weekend cocktail?  Email us or try this from cookbook author Julia Turshen.  She was our guest on the Friday Morning Show.

 

Here's the recipe from Julia's book "Small Victories"

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It's been a big week in the United States, as well as northern MN.  We've had coverage from NPR as well as local commentaries and analysis on the impact on where we live in terms of our local and regional elections.  Listen to these conversations and let us know your thoughts.  

Republican Analyst Greg Peppin and Minnesota Brown blogger Aaron Brown review northern MN election results

A Poem and Commentary on the Election

Nov 10, 2016
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Independent Commentator Michael Goldberg from Wabana Township shares his thoughts on the election of Donald Trump.

Poet Robert Jevne of Jacobson shares a poem on Election Day

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KAXE's Senior Correspondent Scott Hall reflects on the 2016 election and the role of media on its outcome.  What are your thoughts?  Listen and  email us your comments.

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Tuesdays mornings are special around here.  We hear the voices of students and our favorite KAXE/KBXE reporter, John Latimer.  For 33 years John Latimer has been noting the changes in his environment on the *Phenology Show.  A great way to find out more is to join our Season Watch page on facebook.  Post photos ask questions, learn something new everyday!

On the Monday morning show we checked in with Minn Post's Washington correspondent Sam Brodey. He's been covering the most expensive congressional race in the nation - the Nolan vs. Mills race for the District 8 seat. Listen to our conversation and tune in Election night starting at 8pm for NPR's election coverage. On the Wednesday morning show we'll update you on local races across northern MN. We also recommend election night reading of MinnesotaBrown.com as well as Minn Post for  live election results.

Choreographer Penelope Freeh and Composer Jocelyn Hagen crafted a dance opera about the Wright brothers, their sister and flight.  In this segment of Area Voices Freeh shares background of the project and how it came to be. 

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His strategists said his brash "America First" approach would bust up the old party identities and remake the Republican Party as a true populist "Workers Party."

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The Trump administration announced it will impose a 20 percent tariff on imported softwood lumber from Canada.

The dispute is not new — the United States and Canada have sparred over imports of forest products for decades. But the action comes as the two nations prepare to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, which President Trump has harshly criticized.

Several Democrats joined Republicans in the Senate to confirm former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as the next secretary of agriculture.

The vote was 87 to 11. Perdue's cousin, Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., voted "present" and presided over the vote.

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