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What's New at Itasca Community College with Provost Bart Johnson

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Dr. Bart Johnson, Itasca Community College Provost and Chief Academic Officer joined us today to talk about how the new fall semester of 2021 is going - from sports to covid to the merger of community colleges in northern Minnesota, we got a feel for how hard working leaders in education are right now, trying to serve their students and the community's health.

Heidi Holtan has worked at KAXE/KBXE for over 22 years. She currently helms the Morning Show as News and Public Affairs Director where she manages producers, hosts local interviews and programs, oversees and manages web stories and establishes focus areas of programming like phenology, clean energy, Indigenous voices, Strong Women, local foods, clean energy, economic development and more. Heidi is a regional correspondent for WDSE/WRPT's Duluth Public Television’s Almanac North. In 2018 Heidi received the “Building Bridges in Media” award from the Islamic Resource Group for her work on KAXE/KBXE hosting conversations about anti-Muslim movements in rural Minnesota. During the pandemic, Heidi hosted 14 months of a weekly statewide conversation on COVID-19 for the AMPERS network.