Katie Carter

Wendy Greenberg has been contra dancing most of her life.  It's an art form she learned from her folk dancing parents and something she's sought out and thoroughly enjoyed throughout her adult life. Greenberg received a grant through the Region 2 Arts Council to share contra dance with the Bemidji area via a dance series she orchestrated...

 Headwaters School of Music and the Arts hosts its annual Fiddle Camp this week in Bemidji.

For many of us summer is a time to read, but read a little differently.  I just went on a road trip and picked up some new books to read - and I purposely chose things I don't always read.  I've got a few books going, but my favorite right now is David Sedaris's "Theft By Finding Diaries 1977-2002".  Most of us first fell for David Sedaris with his amazing holiday time NPR Santaland Diaries.  Or on

  Mark Bridge lives in Park Rapids.  He's a musician, a historian, a history re-enactor, a chef and a revivalist of recipes from days long gone by.   We spoke on the morning show about his experience as a historical re-enactor and about an exciting project he's embarked on with the National Park Service.  He's been commissioned to re-create recipes written by Mrs. Augusta Kohrs, wife of a Montana cattle king and hostess on a ranch that spanned more than one million acres.

While talking about pow wows with professor and author Anton Treuer, we got off on the topic of Native Americans and the US Military.  Did you know that more natives serve in the armed services per capita than any other ethnic group?  Click on the link for our conversation.   

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