Michael Small and Heidi Holtan talk with Shelly Boyum-Breen
WNBA Playoffs begin this week and MN's most winning professional sports team the MN Lynx are ready to play at Williams Arena. Shelly Boyum-Breen gives us a wrap up of the season and her thoughts the next two weeks.
Thursday mornings at 7:45 we talks Sports on KAXE/KBXE. Our regular team includes John "Big Sexy" Bauer, Kyle "smallies" Erickson, Fred "no hockey" Friedman and Heidi "MN Lynx Only" Holtan. Today our senior correspondent Scott Hall sat in for Big Sexy. The MN Lynx are in a small slump, and the boys are holding out hope still for their beloved MN Twins.
Did you know that computing skills are the most sought after in the US job market but the share of women in the computer workforce has declined from 37% in 1995 to 24% today. If Reshma Saujani and her crew at Girls Who Code has any say in it, that number will change.
She started the non-profit Girls Who Code, and now there's a book and new fiction series to spur girls to invent and as she says, change the world.
Katelyn Dokken is the Program Manager for the MN Reading Corps. They are looking to hire both reading and math tutors across northern MN, part and full time with benefits. Katelyn stopped by our studios to tell us more.