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

Jenny Wilder loves her fiber.  A couple cross country road trips inspired her to turn her energy toward connecting and showcasing fiber artists.   She’s been creating the Fiber Arts Almanac since 2010 and she’s been instrumental in organizing what are called fiber art trails in North Dakota, Nebraska, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Ohio, Iowa and Minnesota for.  This coming weekend north and west central Minnesota will be home to what is called the Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail and of course Jenny Wilder will be right here

rosearrowsmithdecoux.com

Rose Arrowsmith DeCoux is an actress, a writer and an entertaining, effervescent storyteller.  In addition to the children's novels she writes, Rose also creates and performs something she refers to as interactive fairy tales.  Currently on tour sharing her interactive fairy tales at libraries across northern Minnesota,  we caught up with her while she was in  Grand Rapids.  She talked with us about her work and what people can expect at her

We spoke with Mark Lelwica from the Roundhouse Brewery in Brainerd recently.  He told us how he got into being a brewmaster, what life is like at the Roundhouse Brewery and what's brewing right now.   Tonight, all Brainerd listeners are welcome to stop by the Northern Community Radio Community Advisory meeting which will happen at the Roundhouse Brewery from 5:30 - 7pm.  We'd love to meet you and hear your thoughts about our programming.  Stop by the Roundhouse Brewery tonight!

In celebration of Earth Day, all humans are invited to stop by Hobson Union on the Bemidji State University campus Sunday, April 22 between 12:30 and 3:30p.m.  The Bemidji State University  Sustainability Coordinator Erica Bailey-Johnson stopped by to tell us all about it.

Since 1970, Earth Day celebrations have given voice to a growing consciousness regarding environmental concerns.  In honor of Earth Day,  many communities in our listening area will host Earth Day events.  In the town of Mountain Iron, they've been celebrating Earth Day in a big way for the past 10 years with the Iron Range Earth Fest(IREF).  IREF has grown into a comprehensive experience delving into the many ways people can live more sustainably and tap into the knowledge of local experts for advice on regional products, services, foods, traditions and our wilderness. 

Mesabi Range College chemistry and biology instructor Kimberlee Giermann will be presenting the workshop "Backyard Herbs: Food and Medicine" at 11a.m. at the conference.   We spoke with her on the morning show about herbs, tinctures, and eco-gardening. 

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