John Bauer

Development Director

John has been listening to KAXE since the early days in 1976, and has worked as our Development Director since 1995. You can hear him on the Morning Show on Thursdays and Fridays. He is also the women’s basketball coach at Itasca Community College. John loves animals, golf, and complaining about the Minnesota Twins.

Ways to Connect

Nathan Bergstedt embarked on an epic journey traveling on his bicycle from Grand Rapids, MN to St. Louis, MO. John and Heidi spoke with Nathan about his his journey. 

timberjay.com

Friday mornings Timberjay editor and publisher Marshall Helmberger tells us about some of the stories they covered this week.  Today we hear about the a visit by Rep. Ilhan Omar and other Somali Americans to Tower, a Forest Management bill that has been proposed, the health of the wolf population, issues and outages with internet services and fall color progress.

www.weareallcriminals.org

We Are All Criminals is an exhibit and community conversation for the month of September in Itasca County.  Samson Longtin is the Business Equity Liaison with AEOA.  Heidi Holtan and John Bauer spoke with Samson on Realities to Re-Entry.

Events for We Are All Criminals continue thru the month of September. More information-  "We Are All Criminals". .

http://buildingamerica.pbworks.com/w/page/38821766/Mining

John Bauer and Heidi Holtan spoke with Ian Dunshee, historical archivist with the Hill Annex Mine State Park about his work on cataloging the oral histories of former mine workers and artifacts from the Hill Annex Mine.

More information about Hill Annex Mine State Park can be found at their website.  If you have information on women working in mines during the wars.  Send along information to comments@kaxe.org.

Brian Jarvi

This Saturday evening, Grand Rapids-based and world-renowned artist Brian Jarvi will unveil his latest work, a 32 foot long arc that includes more than 200 African animal species and a single man.  The public is invited to attend the event that begins at 6pm with hors d'voeures followed by a presentation, a film and ultimately the unveiling of the masterpiece.   The Reif Center marks the first stop for the massive installation that will continue on tour across the country.

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