Katie Carter

Producer

Katie is our Area Voices producer.  

She gets to share the arts, culture and history stories of northern Minnesota. 

She also helps with website content, pinch hits on the morning show and whatever else needs to be done around the station. 

She worked in a one- year grant funded position for KAXE back in '08 and has been back at the mother ship since July 2016. 

Ways to Connect

Leech Lake Area Chamber of Commerce

For the 26 years now, the weekend after Labor Day in Walker, MN has become a multi-cultural experience  bringing people together to celebrate foods, music, dance and traditions from around the world.  This Saturday, the annual event kicks off with a parade at 11am followed by music and performers on four different stages around town.  Vendors, vittles, crafts and cultural experiences throughout the community will provide world flavor to locals, tourists and day-trippers.

thunderfineart.com

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.

Lakeland Public Television

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

John Guida via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch FB page

 

Every Tuesday, our resident Phenologist John Latimer reports on the subtle and not so subtle phenological changes he's noticed in the past week. This week John considers early signs of fall including woodbine turning red, early flecking of the red maple, warbler migration and several varieties of blooming goldenrods. 

All it takes is a spark.  Several years ago, Cate Belleveau agreed to portray Mary Welsh Hemingway in a Beltrami County Historical Society fundraising event.  The experience ignited a curiosity that could not be denied.  Fascinated by her new knowledge of an intelligent, adventurous woman who grew up in logging country and ended up the 4th wife of Ernest Hemingway, over the next few years, Cate committed to researching Mary Welsh Hemingway.  Intrigued, her thirst for knowledge led to investigations into the lives of other significant

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