Tune in this Saturday at 9am , Sunday at 6am and 8pm for The Give and Take.  Sarah Bignall brings you conversations with General Manager Maggie Montgomery and Music Director Kari Hedlund to introduce you to new weekend programming.

Paddle Minnesota: Karen-lisa Forbes

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In this installment of Paddle Minnnesota, Karen-lisa Forbes connects the threads between a wooly Arctic mammal...the meditation of spinning yarn... and the rhythm of paddling a canoe.

Each month we talk about maintaining our homes, buying, selling and all things house related with Jesse Davis for On the House.  This month, what's lurking in your house during the winter in northern MN.  Take a listen!

2019 marks the 6th annual Creative Spirit Fiber Festival celebrating a wide array of fiber arts in Bemidji!  It's a one of kind arts event that combines the arts of cavandoli, knitting, quilting, rug-hooking, spinning, basketry and educational experiences!  Classes ranging from crochet to peg-loom weaving to untangling wool applique threads and wool feather trees are only a sampling of the 16 courses that will be offered starting tonight (Friday, February 22nd) and running thr

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Our weekly conversation this week with Timberjay editor Marshall Helmberger revolved around the EPA and litigation about the release of written comments having to do with the PolyMet Mining near Hoyt Lakes, the retirement of longtime Vermilion Community College basketball coach Paul McDonald and this Sunday's

"....I really came to discover two things.  The first one was how incredibly misrepresented the native experience had been in our historical narrative.  And secondly, that the Native Americans had so much to teach us all about the way to live, basic values that are inherent in native culture... the valuation of the elders, the larger understanding of family, the belief that there is a spiritual dimension to life that has to be acknowledged at all points, and it just goes on and on...I loved my time on Red Lake...

Itasca Clean Energy Team

Over the last year we’ve reported on a variety of developments in the fast growing solar power industry in MN.  MN’s two largest utilities, Xcel Energy and MN Power are gradually growing their solar and wind power capacity.  Solar installations are built for homes, businesses, tribal government buildings and tribal communities, as well as institutions like schools and hospitals, and community

Jack Shelton

On a trip to the San Diego area at the end of January, twelve Northern Community Radio members and John Latimer spent part of one day with Dr. Jeff Krooks.  Jeff is a marine biologist who led our group on a tour of the Tijuana Estuary on the border of California and Mexico.   Jeff is the director of the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve. 

Debbie Center via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch FB Page

 

Every week we hear from Minnesota school kids and regular listeners as they call or email us with their nature observations. The return of bald eagles, an anti-social squirrel, icicles, learning, first-hand, why wolves and deer walk in a line thru show  and much more are included in these phenology reports!  

John Bauer

Program 37: Charles Blandin's Early Years in the Newspaper Business, Pt. 3, The Olivia Weekly Press

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".

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NPR News

Seated in a Riverside County, Calif., courtroom on Friday, David Turpin, 57, and Louise Turpin, 50, pleaded guilty to 14 counts related to crimes against 12 of their children, in a case that captured worldwide attention for its levels of depravity.

Each parent pleaded guilty to one count of torture, four counts of false imprisonment, six counts of cruelty to an adult dependent and three counts of willful child cruelty, according to Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin.

Microsoft workers are calling on the giant tech company to cancel its nearly $480 million U.S. Army contract, saying the deal has "crossed the line" into weapons development by Microsoft for the first time. They say the use of the company's HoloLens augmented reality technology under the contract "is designed to help people kill."

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Rhythm and blues star R. Kelly has been indicted on 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse in Cook County, Ill.

Kimberly Foxx, the Cook County state's attorney, announced the charges during a press conference held in Chicago on Friday afternoon. She said that a grand jury indicted the singer, born Robert Kelly, on 10 counts involving four alleged victims, whom Foxx identified as "H.W.," "R.L.," "L.C." and "J.P."

Botswana, home to the world's largest elephant population, is moving toward culling the numbers of the giant mammals by lifting a wildlife hunting ban, after a group of Cabinet ministers endorsed the move.

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Eilen Jewell Live in Concert

History with Don Boese

Local radio series about the unique history of Grand Rapids with the logging industry and the Blandin Paper Company

Youth Radio

New Youth Radio Program

KAXE is proud to annouce it's Youth Radio Program.

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"Signs" by Tedeschi Trucks Band

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