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 The Lowest Pair and Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank take the stage at the Railriver Folk School in Bemidji for spring concert on Friday, May 6th starting at 7pm. Tickets available online.

Join the KAXE Facebook Groups -
Season Watch and What We're Reading

Check out the cool loon migration map John Latimer recommended! 

You are invited to the Annual membership potluck - throwback party on Friday, May 13th at KAXE studios in Grand Rapids. Share your stories and photos of our 40 years on the air during our throwback party circa 1976. Potluck starts at 6:00 with meeting to follow at 6:45 - 7:45. If you are interested in becoming an active board member there 2 positions to be filled during the meeting please contact us for more info. comments@kaxe.org

The next Great Northern Radio Show is Saturday, June 18th at the Reif Center in Grand Rapids. Aaron Brown and the Great Northern Radio Players are joined by musical guests: Sonny Knight & The Lakers, Charlie Parr and Sam Miltch with Charmin Michelle. Tickets available by calling the Reif Center 218-327-5780.

12th Annual KAXE-KBXE River Festival
The 12th Annual River Festival is only a few months away, July 15-16. Musical guests include: Mayda Miller, The Jimmys, Corey Medina & Brothers, Shel, Bones & Beeker and David Wax Museum. Tickets
available online.

 Area Voices 

Deb Noethe lost her son, Garret, to a heroin overdose in 2014. She shares the story of his addiction.

 Deb Noethe

Find more Area Voices here.

On-Air Volunteer Training

Our next training for On-Air Volunteers of our On the River Music Show is Monday, May 2nd from 6-8:30pm at KBXE Studios in Bemidji. Call or email Brett Carter to sign up now. 218.333.9005 BCarter@kaxe.org

Phenology with John Latimer

 Moths & Caterpillars

Conversation of John Latimer and Jim Sogaard  author of Moth's - Caterpillars of the Northwoods.

You can see more photos on our Phenology page and our Season Watch page on Facebook.
It is the 1st of March and nature is changing. Let us know what you are seeing.  Send your notes to comments@kaxe.org or call our talk back line 218.999.9876.

Call of the Wild
Celebrating the creative economy of Minnesota, especially northern Minnesota.

Christina Brown: blogger

Find more Call of the Wild here.

Photo: Congrats to our friend John Latimer who after 36 years retired last Friday. We hope you now get more time to use this shirt and enjoy the outdoors. We enjoyed sharing in your curling celebration last weekend & enjoy your road trip!! ❤️ The Hoops' The Beat
Minnesota Poets share their works. You can listen to the poem of the week Root Words by Gwen Nell Westerman.
What We're Reading
A new interactive feature by Tammy Bobrowsky.
Share book reviews,suggestions and feedback. Join the KAXE/KBXE facebook group
What We're Reading or on GoodReads, or email us.

Pete Hautman talks about his latest book, Eden West and more.

Close to Home Producer Grant Frashier visits Pla-Mor Roller Rink - the only roller skating rink in Northern MN.

 Pla-Mor Roller Rink, Grand Rapids,MN

You can find more Close to Home programs here.

What's Left is a community arts project led by John Bauer addressing the aftermath of suicide. Interviews with artists are made possible by the MN Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.

Historian Don Boese

Don begins a new series on life and times of John C. Greenway, early pioneer of Coleraine.

Check here to hear and download his segments and other history segments about northern Minnesota. 

Stories that Matter

Timberjay editor, Marshall Helmberger reports that water contaminated by runoff from the now-abandoned Dunka mine near Babbitt has levels of sulphates and metals that exceed water quality standards. You can find out more here.

Paddle Minnesota  Produced and hosted by volunteer and retired wildlife biologist Jim Gallagher.

 Bear Paulson and Essay on the St. Louis River

A profile of the upper St. Louis River: Bear Paulson, general manager of Northstar Canoes, talks about his experiences paddling this river and an essay by producer Jim Gallagher on the future of the St. Louis River.

The 2016 Headwaters Canoe Club Cruise Schedule is now online.
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Centerstage Minnesota
Tune in Friday afternoons from 2 to 4pm and again at 10pm with Brett Carter for an exploration of music by Minnesota talent and ideas on where to see live music! Tell us about your favorite MN musician!

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