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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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Pipestone National Monument is one of Minnesota's most important cultural treasures.  Close to Home visited the site and talked with Park Ranger Katheryn Hill.

 

We've been talking all week about the questions for the next MN Governor with our liberal commentator Aaron Brown and our conservative, Chuck Marohn.  Don't forget to listen to the podcast only edition as well! 

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Sylvia Allen was our guest today.  Among many things she is putting on the Harvest Moon Brew Fest in Aitkin on Saturday September 8th.  She also told us about the building she bought to restore - the historic Butler's Building in downtown Aitkin

School has just begin or will start next week in northern Minnesota and John Bauer and I took the time to thank some of the teachers that meant the most to us.  We had a chance to talk with the husband-wife duo from Brainerd that had a huge impact on my growing up there - Andre and Marilyn LaMourea.  They were mentioned in the Brainerd paper for retiring 20 years ago...

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Jerry Ford is Network Coordinator for the Sustainable Farming Assn of MN, Co-Director of the MN Premium Garlic Project, Director of the MN Garlic Festival, and one of the owners of Living Song Farm near Howard Lake MN.

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Jonathan Thunder is a painter, illustrator, experimental filmmaker and cartoonist.  Influenced by his native heritage, Thunder's bold, vibrant, work inspires conversation around contemporary and historical themes.  His illustrations accompany many Ojibwe language projects.  His artist in residence projects engage youth in the creation of public art.  His films ignite curiosity and wonder.

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Lakeland Public Television revived a favorite local program a few years ago when it brought Backroads back to viewers.   Backroads features Minnesota musicians in a ten episode series.  The 2018-2019 season of Backroads will film September 10th thru 14th at the Rail River Folk School in Bemidji and feature 10 musical acts - all of whose shows will be open to the public while recording.  Andrew Dziengel produces the program and stopped by the KBXE studio to chat about t

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Today we continued the conversation of questions we'd like to pose to the next Governor of Minnesota.  Chuck Marohn tells us why Local Government Aid is an issue he thinks they should address.  Dig Deep pairs conservative Chuck Marohn with liberal Aaron BrownLet us know if  you have a topic you think they should address.  And sign up for the podcast!

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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, in addition to a discussion about how monarchs sample milkweed, John is talking about those subtle yet significant changes indicating fall is on the horizon... barred owls, nighthawk migration, the oranging of poisen ivy and much more. 

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