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We heard from a lot of keen young phenologists this week!  Reports include sights and sounds of a toad, wood frogs, frosty mornings, and currant leaves, loons, a lesson in trumpeter swans and even a boat race in Virginia that John Latimer was involved in.   These kids are engaged with their outdoors.  Bravo! Minnesota kids are so cool!

We finished up our health care conversation with Chuck Marohn's 4 point plan.  Listen in to find out his ideas and what Aaron Brown thinks of them.   Check out this article on Malcolm Gladwell that Chuck mentions on this episode of Dig Deep. 

John Bauer

Program 15:  The Road to Kaukauna

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".

Wendy Greenberg contributed this essay about Contra dancing and the rewards of sticking your neck out. You can stick your neck out too by submitting your poem, essay or short-short fiction to wordish@kaxe.org. What the world needs now is better words!

Call of the Wild: Matt Breuer mushroom guide

Apr 23, 2017
Milt Lee

Milt Lee talks with Matt Breuer about the path that led him to becoming a wild mushroom guide.  Matt shares some tips on finding, gathering and eating different types of mushrooms.

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