Katie Carter

Producer

Katie is our Area Voices producer.  

She gets to share the arts, culture and history stories of northern Minnesota. 

She also helps with website content, pinch hits on the morning show and whatever else needs to be done around the station. 

She worked in a one- year grant funded position for KAXE back in '08 and has been back at the mother ship since July 2016. 

Ways to Connect

  The 4th annual Creative Spirit Fiber Festival kicks off tonight with classes offered in quilting, basketry and knitting.  Tomorrow, educational opportunities include Anatomy of Selbu Mitten taught by Pam Madson, Beginner Crochet taught by Peggy Olson, Beginning Ojibwe Beading taught by Gwen Reid, Beginner Rug Hooking taught by Carol Edwards, Binding Techniques, Brazilian Embroidery, Felted Soap Making, Quilling, Felted Bowls, and much more.

Jason Rylander of North Country Guide Service

Some people call it poor man’s lobster,   others just call it ugly.  At any rate, it’s usually a catch that leaves fishermen talking.  The burbot, commonly known as eelpout, is a bottom-feeder fish known for its potentially large size, its ability to coil  itself around the arm of the person who catches it, and of course for its flavor.  It is the reason behind the annual International Eelpout Festival that takes place every year on Leech Lake in Walker, M

The Regional Arts Council System has provided funding and support for arts projects across Minnesota for decades.  For the first time, an arts council is offering a fellowship specific to Native American Artists.

Nik Nerburn

Born and raised in Bemidji, Minnesota, photojournalist and documentary filmmaker Nik Nerburn has blazed his own trail in life, one he walks with positive intention, curiosity and kindness.   His choice communication vehicle is film, his choice subjects are regular people.  Along his creative life path, he disseminates seeds of awareness, understanding, wonder and a more comprehensive understanding of humanity.

Sue Keeler via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch Facebook page

John Latimer gives a full, weekly phenology report every Tuesday.  Looking  back in his 30+ years of phenology journals, John compares old observations with what’s happening in the natural world today and connects that information with personal experiences of his own and others in the region. 

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