Phenology Show!

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Phenology is the biological nature of events as they relate to climate.  Each week John Latimer takes a close look at the blooms and changes happening in nature and considers how the timing measures up to past years.  We were thrilled to hear from August in Shevlin this week as well as kids attending the Mesaba Co-op Kids Camp!  Ed Dallas returned from a getaway and had lots of observations and of course John Latimer takes us in-depth on the blooms and happenings in the woods this week! 

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Program 63: Priorities and Praise for Charles Blandin's New Foundation

A radio series produced by historian Don Boese.   Don is the author of eight books dealing with local history in Itasca County, including "John C. Greenway and the Opening of the Western Mesabi", and the main source for this series,  "Papermakers: the Blandin Paper Company and Grand Rapids, Minnesota".

Kelliher High School students recently submitted a video they created to the District Energy  “Your Big Idea for a Sustainable Minnesota” video contest.  The competition required Minnesota students in grades 6-12 to create video, no longer than three minutes, promoting sustainability and sharing their vision of a better Minnesota.

From her most recent chapbook: Elemental, Julia Klatt Singer offers her insight on the malleable nature of copper

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What are you reading this summer?  I just finished Dead Man's Mistress by David Housewright and thoroughly enjoyed the mystery set in Minnesota - in Mpls, Grand Marais - having to do with an art theft.  It was about so much more of course, including World's Best Donuts and the fascinating idea of free ports. 

In this episode of Northern Voices Leah Lemm goes to Cass Lake to talk with Brandy Toft, she’s the Environmental Deputy Director for the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe. She works on several solar energy projects that the band has.

She also talks with Lisa Hemachandra about life with a solar furnace that she had installed through the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe’s solar furnace project.

Grant Frashier

Grant Frashier had a conversation with Sarah Hayden Shaw owner of Sage on Laurel and Rumbly Hall about the revitalization of the downtown neighborhood in Brainerd.

We continue the conversation on copper nickel mining with conservative Chuck marohn and liberal Aaron Brown on Dig Deep. 

If you have a topic you'd like them to tackle - send it our way! 

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For our June edition of Dig Deep we were live on the air discussing national media and what it doesn't get about rural/small towns. 

Tune in as a caller asks about copper nickel mining  with our liberal commentator Aaron Brown and our conservative Chuck Marohn. 

If you have a topic you'd like them to tackle - send it our way! 

We continue our live Dig Deep Conversation here with Aaron Brown and Chuck Marohn.  Do we become what the national media says we are? 

For our June edition of Dig Deep we were live on the air discussing national media and what it doesn't get about rural/small towns. 

Tune in for the 2nd part of our conversation with our liberal commentator Aaron Brown and our conservative Chuck Marohn. 

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Iran's Revolutionary Guard announced Thursday that it had shot down a U.S. drone over its territory, but a U.S. official reportedly says the targeted unmanned aircraft was operating in international airspace.

Revolver Likely Used By Van Gogh Sells In Paris

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The gun believed to have been used by Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh to take his own life was sold at the Drouot auction house in Paris.

The unnamed buyer bought the corroded 7mm caliber Lefaucheux revolver for about $182,000 dollars. The gun's trigger is pulled back, frozen in place, some think cementing the moment in which it would have dropped from Van Gogh's grasp.

International investigators have accused three Russians and one Ukrainian of taking part in the attack on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, a passenger plane that was shot down nearly five years ago, killing all 298 people on board. They will face murder charges for their alleged involvement in the tragedy.

The plane left Amsterdam for Kuala Lumpur on July 17, 2014. It crashed over eastern Ukraine, a smoldering wreckage of civilian parts in the midst of a battle between Ukrainian security forces and Russia-back separatists.

In just five years, Slack has grown to have more than 10 million users and has become a verb in the process. "I'll Slack you" is shorthand for sending a message via the workplace chat platform.

On Thursday, the company will take that popularity to the New York Stock Exchange, where its shares will be publicly listed for the first time.

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