Grant Frashier

Close to Home visited with Sylvie Skoog and Daniel Henry of the Pavek Museum of Broadcasting in St. Louis Park.

In the next installment of Paddle Minnesota with Jim Gallagher.  April 4th  is beloved MN author and conservationist Sigurd Olson’s  birthday.  In celebration Jim talks with Alanna Dore and Steffi O’Brien – the directors of Listening Point Foundation in Ely. 


Paddle MN is made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and a Region 2 Arts Council Individual Artist Grant with funding from the McKnight Foundation.                                                                           

John Latimer via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch FB Page

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.

Elissa Gallien via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch FB page

Every Tuesday we hear from students and listeners as they send in weekly Phenology observations.

Minnesota State Climatology Office

Dr. Kenny Blumenfeld will be at Central Lakes College in Brainerd on Wednesday April 4th at noon at the Chalberg Theater for a climate seminar "Climate Chaos in Minnesota".  Tune in to our conversation from the Morning Show. 

Milt Lee talks to Michelle Ruport from Bemidji about organizing marketing opportunities for people who create with their hands, through her business Creative North.

In his poem "Why He Didn't Pray", Winona writer Emilo DeGrazia offers not apology but appreciation

John Bauer

Program 64  1941 - 42: Grand Rapids at 50: Prosperity and the Impact of War

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".

Tune in to this special LIVE edition of Dig Deep -liberal Aaron Brown and conservative Chuck Marohn were part of Itasca Community College's recent conference "Navigating Information in a Post-Truth Era". 

Chuck and Aaron discuss why they do Dig Deep - why it is important to not only TALK to people who have different opinions than you, but to LISTEN.  They also talk fake news and take questions from the audience.

We had a conversation this morning about how being kind to others, even in small ways, is good for you.  Dr. Tara Cousineau's new book is "The Kindness Cure - How the Science of Compassion Can Heal Your Heart & Your World". 


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