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KAXE Volunteers - Mark Olson


Mark Olson has been an on-air volunteer for KAXE since December 2003.  he is a Packsacker-Ranger wanna-be that migrated from the migraine MPLS/St. Paul jungle back in 2003.

While he and his wife Sharon built their home on a little lake near Hibbing, every day they listened to KAXE from the time they got up and until they went to bed.  Needless to say, they liked the station because it was nothing like they had ever heard anywhere else (it also had the music they liked).
Towards the end of their house building expedition, they heard that KAXE was looking for volunteers to help the station operate and though this might be a good opportunity to begin to meet people in the area.  Unfortunately, when they got to the volunteer training, they realized that the training was not for off-air but ON-AIR volunteering.  After their panic wore off and the sweat dried off, the KAXE staff convinced them to give it a try and as they sat "the rest was history."
Because of this occupation, Mark only hosts on-air porgrams every 2 to 3 months.  he doesn't work locally, but he travels all over the world as a consultant helping companies with equipment reliavility problems.  Where ever Mark travels, he always searches for local music indigenous to the area and for other stations like KAXE.  So far, he's found lots of great music that he plays on KAXE but he's never found another sstation like KAXE.  KAXE is truly unique!
Music is the vibrational tonic the helps bind our mind and body to our spirit!
Northern Community Radio 800-662-5799
KAXE260 NE 2nd Street • Grand Rapids, Minnesota 55744 • 218-326-1234 • FAX: 218-326-1235
KBXE 305 America Avenue NW • Bemidji, Minnesota 56601 • 218-333-9005
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