Programs A-Z

  • A mix of National Public Radio's Morning Edition and local features including Arts, Nature, Sports, Weather and More!

  • In-depth reporting and transformed the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Every weekday, hear two hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes...

  • Missed All Things Considered this weekend? Don't sweat it! While you were out enjoying your weekend, the team was putting together a killer set of Saturday and Sunday shows. Here's the best of what you might've missed, from in-depth cover...

  • Alternative Radio, established in 1986, is a weekly one-hour public affairs program offered free to all public radio stations in the U.S., Canada, Europe and beyond. AR provides information, analyses and views that are frequently ignored or...

  • America’s Test Kitchen Radio host Chris Kimball introduce listeners to an eclectic collection of test cooks and food experts from the Test Kitchen, and people who come at food and cooking from unique and useful perspectives, with rich stories...

  • Hosted by Nick Spitzer, American Routes is a two-hour weekly excursion into American music, spanning eras and genres—roots rock and soul, blues and country, jazz, gospel and beyond.

  • Book your ears on a nightly 'round-the-world trip with As it Happens. From conversations with news makers to up-close and personal accounts of the unusual and unexpected, hosts Carol Off...

  • Specialty music show featuring vintage country, olde-timey and bluegrass music.

  • New Music specializes in recordings released within the previous three months, bringing listeners "the best of the new" as chosen by Northern Community Radio's music director. Rock, folk, blues, jazz and world beat are all represented in the...

  • Centerstage Minnesota showcases the talents of Minnesota musicians. A local production of Northern Community Radio: KAXE - Grand Rapids and KBXE - Bemidji.

  • The Give & Take, hosted by News and Public Affairs Director, Heidi Holtan.  Each week we'll meet people and hear stories that connect us to this place we live.

  • The Great Northern Radio Show is a live radio variety show produced for 91.7 KAXE/90.5 KBXE, Northern Community Radio.

    The show features music, sketches, performance and storytelling celebrating the talent and culture of...

  • Green Cheese is our call in trivia show.

  • Milk Street Radio is a weekly hour-long public radio broadcast and podcast.

  • New Music specializes in recordings released within the previous three months, bringing listeners "the best of the new" as chosen by Northern Community Radio's music director. Rock, folk, blues, jazz and world beat are all represented in the...

  • It is our signature mix of folk, rock, blues, jazz and world music. Programmed locally by the staff and volunteers of 91.7 KAXE and 90.5 KBXE.

  • A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create.  Based on riveting TEDTalks from the world's most remarkable minds.