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Great Northern Radio Show
The next show is on Feb 6th, 2016 at the Mesabi East High School auditorium in Aurora, held in conjunction with the Laskiainen Finnish Sliding Festival in nearby Palo. Musical guests: i like you, Pete & Jack Pellinen playing mandolin and guitar and young accordion phenom Steven Tedman of Palo. Show is aired live on KAXE/KBXE at 5pm, audience should be seated by 4:30pm.
Tickets available at the door! $10/adult, free for kids & students.

Recent interviews about fresh energy or anxiety disorders can be found
 on our highlights page.  

 Area Voices 

lf you're bored in Bemidji this weekend, step out your door and you'll find something to do. From the First Friday Art Walk to Winterfest, there's a little something going on for everyone. And if music is your forte? The BSU Jazz Fest this Friday and Saturday, Feb 5-6, promises to deliver. Dr. Del Lyren teaches High Brass and Jazz at BSU. He joined us in studio to talk jazz, and to offer a preview of this weekend's many, many open-to-the-public concerts.

 Jazz Fest at Bemidji State Univ

Find more Area Voices here.

Phenology with John Latimer
You can see more photos on our Phenology page and our Season Watch page on Facebook. Join John Latimer  for the annual MN Phenology Network gathering at Wolf Ridge the weekend of Feb 12-14th. More details available here.  Happy Ground Hog Day !
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 read their own work every weekday at 7:40am and again at 11am. It includes both established poets and students as writers and readers. You can listen to the poem of the week Winter Dream #7 by Teresa Evangeline.
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.

Interview with YA fantasy author Marie Lu

Close to Home Grant Frashier visits the Rail River Folk School in Bemidji, Minnesota. A historic building originally purposed as a fruit warehouse for foods coming off the railroad, it now hosts classes, stores, offices, and is a venue for plays and concerts.

 Rail River Folk School - Bemidji,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.

 Postcard from the Center of Canada

Jim Gallagher shares an audio postcard from a canoe trip he took during the summer of 2015 in the barren lands at the center of Canada
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Centerstage Minnesota
Tune in Friday afternoons from 2 to 4pm and again at 10pm with Tom Sippola for an exploration of music by Minnesota talent and ideas on where to see live music! Tell us about your favorite MN musician!

Do you want more info on a recent show?  Here is Tom's recent playlist
  Album of the Week

Help us help Harry Hutchins

Long time member and contributor to Northern Community Radio, and forest ecologist, Harry Hutchins needs new kidney.   If you need more info or want to talk with Harry personally, contact us! 800-662-5799.  

Find audio highlights from Northern Community Radio here  
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