Each week John and Heidi pull up a chair to one of our member’s kitchen tables and get to know them a little bit better. This week’s caller, Sue from Puposky sought out advice on microgreens for breakfast.

Hear the whole conversation by clicking below.

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Michael Small: Looking Ahead to Changes

Jul 13, 2020

Pastor Michael Small joins Heidi Holtan on the Monday Morning Show.  They share a conversation about the changes that have been brought on during the pandemic, what will be different in the future, how wearing a mask is a sign of doing things for others and the mutual joy they find in reading books.

Aaron Brown on the Changing Local Media Landscape

Jul 13, 2020

Aaron Brown is a journalist, college instructor and radio producer, he joins Heidi and John on the Friday Morning Show to talk about the changes in the local media landscape.  Aaron talks about the changes that have effected newspaper revenue due to the internet and business shut down during the pandemic, and how local papers are dealing with this through consolidation, reduction in size and number of days printed.

Sports Page on the Thursday Morning Show

Jul 13, 2020

Fred Friedman and Kyle Erickson join John Bauer for Sports Page on the Thursday Morning Show.  They discuss the latest problems the pandemic is causing for major league sports teams season start-ups, the positive testing that is happening, and how cancellations of local college sports will effect enrollment numbers.

the community thanks the front line workers

When we talked with Karla Theilen last she was at the beginning of the pandemic of COVID-19 in one of the hardest hit places - the Navajo Nation in Arizona.  It's not over, but there's some light coming through. 

Read her essay from the Arizona Daily Sun. 

In Minnesota we like to say "that's differnt".  It's TRUE!  Just ask Satch!

These times aren't easy for anyone right now and they are for SURE not the same.  With the pandemic we ended our Spring Membership Drive early to continue to keep you updated on news and bring you great music and community connection with a skeleton crew of staff. Without volunteers on-air or answering phones, our pledge drive isn't quite the same, but the need is still there,  now more than ever!  Yes, it's an overused phrase, but seriously, it's true.  We need you!

Episode 2: El Pulpo 

What will Victor Power do next? Beaming, yet cautious after an “impossible” victory defending an immigrant miner against a murder charge for winning a pistol duel, Now “Fightin’ Vic” confronts the massive corporation that rules the small village of Hibbing, Minnesota.

We begin this episode in an unexpected place: Mexico. We end with explosions, animals attacking humans, and the rise of Victor Power.

Each week John and Heidi pull up a chair to one of our member’s kitchen tables and get to know them a little bit better. This week’s caller, Ginger from Brainerd offers up her three weekly choices of fun breakfasts before planning her Sunday morning out.

Hear the whole conversation by clicking below.

Early Bird Fishing in Hot Weather

Jul 12, 2020

Our Early Bird Fishing Guide, Jeff Sundin, joins John Bauer on the Thursday Morning Show.  Jeff gives us tips on fishing during hot weather with warmer water temperatures, plus methods and tools to use for releasing fish quickly.

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We talked with Theater Director Amy Borash from Brainerd this morning about the importance of the arts, ESPECIALLY in a time of COVID-19.  Creativity keeps us going. 

She explains the precautions for the cast and crew and the people coming to see the events on the South Lawn of the Brainerd campus of Central Lakes College - July 20-23rd and August 3rd-6th.


NPR News

The Trump administration has mandated that hospitals sidestep the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to send critical information about COVID-19 hospitalizations and equipment to a different federal database.

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has tested positive for COVID-19, becoming the first U.S. governor known to have been infected by the coronavirus.

Stitt, a Republican, disclosed his illness during a press conference over Zoom on Wednesday. He said he had been tested the day before, and that he has been getting tested periodically.

"I feel fine. I felt a little bit achy yesterday, didn't have a fever but just a little bit achy," the governor said. "So just did my regular testing and it came back positive."

Apple landed a major victory on Wednesday when the second-highest court in the European Union declared that the tech giant does not have to pay $14.8 billion in taxes to Ireland that regulators in Europe claim the company owes.

Nick Cannon — the actor, TV show host and musician — has been fired from his long-running comedy improv show Wild 'N Out. It comes after he made anti-Semitic comments on his podcast and YouTube show, Cannon's Class. Wild 'N Out's parent company ViacomCBS, released a statement saying, "We are deeply troubled that Nick has failed to acknowledge or apologize for perpetuating anti-Semitism, and we are terminating our relationship with him."

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