Brett Carter

Volunteer Coordinator

Brett Carter is the host of Centerstage Minnesota and volunteer coordinator at Northern Community Radio.  When not scheduling, training and coaching our team of over 100 volunteers, he is shining the spotlight on great Minnesota music.  He entertains his co-workers with his quirky sense of humor, unique socks and collection of multi-colored pens.  Brett lives in Bagley with his wife and beloved cats.  It is rumored he once spent $10,000 on his cats birthday ....

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Maggie Montgomery

The band Dancing Light stopped by the KBXE studio in Bemidji recently to sing a couple songs and tell a few stories. Their long career locally means there was lots to talk about. It was fun to have Greg, Kiki, and Sabbastian on the air live. Hear the whole conversation by clicking below.

Local musician Jacob Mahon stopped in to the KBXE studio with four friends he's calling, The Salty Dogs. Hear the conversation about songwriting, the adreneline rush of performing, and the emptiness of Mondays. Tune in to CenterStage Minnesota every Friday at 2 and 10.

Robin Cunningham joined John and Heidi to describe a beautiful bowl of oatmeal, complete with a freshly picked apple, cinnamon, and walnuts; and topped with butter and cream. "It tastes like apple crisp alamode," Robin said. To compliment the meal, she was drinking freshly ground French roast coffee all in the comfort of the smoky hills of Minnesota.

Birthday Pie Guy, Billy Shaw called in to share breakfast with John and Heidi on his birthday. Mom made Billy a nice peanut butter and homemade chokecherry jelly sandwich. He also had coffee with cream. He topped off the meal with cantelope and other assorted fruits. Find out about his Alaska trip and the moose who visit AirBNBs. Stay tuned to the end for a few hints on making pie crust.

Judith Hallfrisch of Baltimore City, Maryland called from her cabin near Marcel to share her breakfast of two eggs fried in butter, oregano, garlic, salsa on Dulce Bread and real coffee while working on a 2,000-piece puzzle of hundreds of cats in the screen room by the lake.