Dig Deep

Segment on Morning Show

Our commentators - Aaron Brown and Chuck Marohn began the conversation about the State of Rural by telling us about their upbringing, political beginnings and why they choose to live in rural Minnesota. 

Crow Wing County Historical Society

Aaron and Chuck continue the conversation on the closing of major retail stores like Herberger's by looking to the future.  They differ on what should/could happen.  What do you think?  What would make your town better?  Email us! 

Brainerd Dispatch

When the iron mines layoff workers or shut down, we hear about programs to assist them and training to move into other jobs.  What about retail workers?  On Dig Deep liberal Aaron Brown and conservative Chuck Marohn look at those jobs and what it means.  Aaron wrote in his blog, Minnesota Brown:

Crow Wing County Historical Society

Our liberal commentator Aaron Brown from Minnesota Brown and our conservative commentator from Strong Towns Chuck Marohn wax nostalgic on department stores of their youth and then move into the impact of the closings of Herbergers Stores across the region. 

In our next segment we'll talk about the effects on workers. 

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In this WEB/PODCAST exclusive Dig Deep conversation liberal Aaron Brown and conservative Chuck Marohn talk with KAXE/KBXE News Director Heidi Holtan about the planned August 21st rural MN Governor forum at the Reif Center in Grand Rapids. 

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Part 3 of April's Dig Deep takes a look at how Parliamentary governments work.

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