Please Stand By Tower Campaign

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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On this second installment of our journalism conversation on Dig Deep this week Aaron Brown and Chuck Marohn take a deep dive into how radio stations and newspapers were consolidated and how that affects small towns. 

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For ten years now, artists in the Bemidji area have invited the public into their homes and studio spaces to share their processes and craft during the annual First City Studio Cruise.  The event kicks off this Friday and runs thru Sunday.  Maps for the the self guided tour are available at the Bemidji Visitors Center by Paul and Babe,  the Watermark Art Center, Gallery North, many of hotels around town and at the KBXE studio at 305 America Ave in downtown Bemidji.

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Fall is here and with that so is hunting season.  John Bauer and Heidi Holtan spoke with Conservation Officer Sarah Grell on the Friday Morning Show.

Do you have a question have a question you would like us to ask Officer Grell?  Send it along to Comments@kaxe.org.

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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 color, flying, blooming, ripening 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.   

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School's open and the student Phenology Reports are rolling in!   Click on the links to hear what the kids are noticing across the listening region!  

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

Nathan Bergstedt embarked on an epic journey traveling on his bicycle from Grand Rapids, MN to St. Louis, MO. John and Heidi spoke with Nathan about his his journey. 

The 5th Annual Bioenergy Day will be held on Wednesday October 18 starting at 9am.  The day will include tours of area organizations that using bioenergy including:

Lampa Manufacturing

This week Timberjay publisher and editor Marshall Helmberger fills us in on Leah Phifer.  She's running for Congressman Rick Nolan's seat in the 8th district DFL primary.  Marshall tells us more about Lamppa Manufacturing - wood stove manufacturers in Tower who could bring many jobs to the region - and school enrollments in northern MN. 

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This month Aaron Brown and Chuck Marohn take on the topic of journalism.  In this first episode a look back at the purpose of newspapers for immigrants of our region and yellow journalism. 

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Cate Belleveau of Puposky has been thinking about burning money... Listen here to find out what she means.

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