Lori Rose Martin-Kingbird graduated from Trek North High School in Bemidji last spring.  She was recently crowned First Runner-up in the Miss Indian World Competition in Albequerque, NM.  She stopped by the KBXE studio to chat about the experience! 

Leech Lake Area Chamber of Commerce

For the 26 years now, the weekend after Labor Day in Walker, MN has become a multi-cultural experience  bringing people together to celebrate foods, music, dance and traditions from around the world.  This Saturday, the annual event kicks off with a parade at 11am followed by music and performers on four different stages around town.  Vendors, vittles, crafts and cultural experiences throughout the community will provide world flavor to locals, tourists and day-trippers.

Iron Range Partnership for Sustainability

A new report released by the Iron Range Partnership for Sustainability shows that the potential economic impact of local food in the region is great.

A beautiful poem about the global warming? In his moving poem, Sestina: Song for the Apocalypse, D.E. Green takes on those responsible for the impending disaster to task: Us.

In the Summer of 2005, the ruby slippers from the Wizards of Oz were stolen from the Judy Garland Museum in Grand Rapids.   

At a press conference in Minneapolis on Tuesday, the FBI and the Grand Rapids Police Department spoke about the investigation and the ultimate recovery of the stolen peice of movie memoribilia.  

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Each week, our resident Phenologist John Latimer compiles his report of the subtle and not so subtle phenological changes he's noticed in the past week and he shares those observations with our listeners. This week, John discusses hummingbirds, apples, indian pipe, blooming goldenrods, falling acorns and many other signs that a new season is on the horizon. 

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In our phenology talkback segment, we share comments related to the outdoors that have come our way over the course of the week.   This week, we heard from Dick in Grand Rapids who reported seeing otters eating something in the lake,  our first school report arrived from the Circle of Life School in White Earth, Ian from Minneapolis submitted a mushroom report, and David Scoggins reported many observations including dying ferns, sumac turning red, and the sighting of numerous fall warblers. What signs of fall have you noticed?  

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Marshall has the scoop today on the problems for the city of Tower and the August 14th primaries, more on the PUC's meetings about Frontier Communications and a eastern orthodox church in the tiny town of Bramble. 

This is the podcast/online end to the conversations that revolve around the next Governor of MN. 

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Harry Hutchins and John Latimer talk on the wildside - this time about the impact of the soon to be retired Mark Jacobs - the Land Commissioner of Aitkin County

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