Heidi Holtan

News and Public Affairs Director

Heidi Holtan is News and Public Affairs Director for Northern Community Radio. She is on-air host and executive producer for the Morning Show and the Give and Take, and is also responsible for our local presence on All Things Considered and As It Happens. She produces a popular Minnesota book feature called RealGoodWords.

On the job, Heidi is smart and creative. She’s an innovator and collaborator who works closely with news hosts and producers to help them achieve the best on-air sound possible.

In her personal life Heidi is a Minnesota Lynx fan, a Blandin Leadership grad, a self-professed bookaholic, a lover of cooking shows, and a former member of the Iron Range Maidens roller derby team. Heidi grew up on a resort near Brainerd, and used to “play radio” when she was a kid. She presently lives on a lake in Grand Rapids with her husband Tom and two cats, Jasper and Aiko.

Ways to Connect

https://edgecenterarts.org/events/classic-movie-in-the-heat-of-the-night

We talked with Jack Nachbar today - he's a retired professor of film and pop culture from Bowling Green University who curates the Classic Movie Series at the Edge Center for the Arts in Bigfork.  Free showing is Thursday September 13th at 6:30pm opening with a classic cartoon from 1967. 

Carolyn King

Carolyn King and her sisters have been watching the Miss America Pageant since the 50s.  She's been before, but not like this year, where she's watching rehearsals and getting all the behind the scenes scoop. 

http://www.mncourts.gov/

We talked with MN Supreme Court Justice Ann McKeig recently.  She told us about the MN Supreme Court's visit to Thief River Falls High School on Thursday September 13th. 

www.timberjay.com

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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