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John Bauer

Program 24: Anselm Bossard

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".

http://www.murphyformn.com

Rep. Erin Murphy is a DFL legislator from St. Paul (64A).  She was the first person to announce she is running for MN Governor in 2018 and this week, while she was on a tour in northern MN, she joined us in the studio for Making Sausage.  You can read Patrick Condon's piece from the Star Tribune here.

Wendy Greenberg has been contra dancing most of her life.  It's an art form she learned from her folk dancing parents and something she's sought out and thoroughly enjoyed throughout her adult life. Greenberg received a grant through the Region 2 Arts Council to share contra dance with the Bemidji area via a dance series she orchestrated...

Jesse Davis

This year's cool summer has been great for growing rhubarb, a versatile plant that is taking a starring role this week at the Grand Rapids Farmers' Market. The idea came Patti and Arnold Schmidt from Schmidt Family Farm . Arnie and Patti are known for growing monster rhubarb, and they've challenged other farmers, gardeners and market customers to a "biggest rhubarb leaf" contest.

Grant Frashier

We are talking barbecue on this edition of Close to Home as we visit Fozzie's Smokin' Bar-B-Q a new restaraunt in Bemidji.

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