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John Bauer

Program 45: Aftermath of the 1921 Strike; A Second Paper Machine

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".

Reif Center

The Theater Education program at the Reif Center in Grand Rapids was created to increase possibilities for youth and adults to get involved in theater.   Their production of A Suessified Christmas Carol takes the stage this weekend in Grand Rapids.  Performances will be tonight and tomorrow night, November 17 & 18 at 6:30pm and Sunday, November 19 at 2pm. 

Director Jim Cagle stopped by the KAXE studio to talk about the the Reif Center Theater Education program and the upcoming. 

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 options and how listeners can help support us.

Mark Olson co-founded the Jayhawks, considered by many to be one of the most influential bands of the 1980s and beyond.

Sue Keeler via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch FB Page

 

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 , flying, freezing 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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