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Star Tribune

It's part 2 of our podcast on jobs.  This time Aaron and Chuck are looking at what increased productivity that was supposed to mean workers would have more time for learning or families or becoming entrepreneurs.  But automation and increased productivity often meant a loss of jobs and a change in community. 

Grant Frashier

Crosslake, MN celebrates St. Patrick's Day in a big way 

including a parade that attracts between 10,000 and 20,000 spectators.  Close to Home host Grant Frashier visits with Laura Stromberg and Cindy Myogeto who help organize the event.

KSTP

We talk a lot during our membership drives about what you hear when you tune in to Northern Community Radio.  It's people and music with passion.  Whether it's John Latimer, Colleen Nardone, Julie Crabb or Marshall Helmberger, it's people who are passionate about what they do in the world. 

Jamey Guy

Monroe Crossing has been making bluegrass and mograss (motown and bluegrass) for the past 17 years. In this week's Centerstage Minnesota, I talk to Matt Thompson, who plays mandolin for the band and has been a bluegrass fan since childhood. Hear the interview as part of the whole show by clicking here. There is always a great mix of music on Centerstage Minnesota.

When David and Janet Gilbertson moved to their farm in 2002, Janet told her husband she'd like to grow some apple trees...so David planted 400 of them! Since then the Gilbertsons have been adding trees every year at what has become Gilby's Nursery and Orchard in Aitkin.

David Gilbertson talks about apple trees with knowledge and enthusiasm. He said it was a good winter for apple trees, and right now is the time to prune them. He recommends a 6-step pruning process:

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