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Listen to Bob (and see his great photography) explain STEVE on the Tuesday Morning Show.  Got a weather/aurora question for Bob?  Send it our way

Check out NPR's story on STEVE.

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John Latimer talked with author and naturalist and teacher Larry Weber today about all things goldenrod, with a little side road conversation on the beauty of spiders.  Are you seeing goldenrod?  Snap a photo and post on our Season Watch page on FB!

For info on how to order Larry Weber's new book "In a Patch of Goldenrods" email frlaweber@q.com.

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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.   It's a fantastic time of the year to be outside relishing in all the glory nature has to offer. Flying ants, milk weed pods and so much more is included in this week's talkback segment.

This week, in his poem "Boy with Honey Bee Hair," Minneapolis poet Barry Brent has a dream that becomes like a myth that becomes like a dream that...

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Central Lakes College English instructor and director of the Verse Like Water poetry series Jeff Johnson joined us this morning, before his first class of the year, to tell us about the big event in Brainerd on Friday Sept. 7th.  He's been dubbed "the most popular poet in America" by Bruce Weber in the New York Times and is known for his dry wit and keen observation.  

You can buy tickets at the CLC bookstore, Crossing Arts Alliance or online before August 30th. 

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It's been a contentious, dramatic primary season in Minnesota.  Now we are in the road to election day Tuesday November 6th where the next Governor of Minnesota will be elected.  All year we had been meeting the people running for Governor on KAXE/KBXE and had planned a Governor's forum in Grand Rapids one week after primaries.  Unfortunately we learned neither candidate could make it.  That didn't

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Scott Hall caught up with Marshall Helmberger this week about the news from NE Minnesota including a good business story from Tower, employment rates on the Iron Range and the Embarrass Region Fair

Maggie Montgomery

Mike Schmid stopped by KBXE studios as teachers were moving their materials into a brand new building at Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School in Bena. Mike, along with Rose Robinson, was one of the school's first teachers when it was founded in 1975. Mike presented a history of the school at the new building's dedication on July 30th, and shared his recollection of that history with Maggie Montgomery.

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Once a year NCROC opens its doors to visitors to find out about all their research and work.  This year includes things like a Bog Boardwalk Tour, Wild Rice Paddies Tour, Cattle Research, Pollinator Studies, Community Gardens and a whole lot more.  It's free to the public and fun for all ages - including Farmer Ed's Petting Zoo.  Boreal Brewers will have free brew samples, Culver's will provide samples of custard and Duke Skorich BBQ will be selling food. 

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I am someone who falls deeply into novels.  It's not uncommon for me to dream about the characters I'm reading about.... they become a part of my consciousness for the time that I'm inside a novel. 

I also rely on fiction to kind of "take me away" from my real life.  Non-fiction isn't my favorite genre, but when a novel talks about a contemporary issue that I didn't know about, I love that feeling of learning as well as diving into stories. 

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