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Area Voices: Northern MN Women Head to Women's March in St. Paul

Katie Carter
At the Capitol. Women's March 2017

Women's Marches took place across the world Saturday.  Australia, Qatar, France, Calgary, and Guatemala are just a few places around the globe that people marched.   Across the United States, people marched. in Minnesota, people marched in solidarity in communities across the state including Bemidji, Mankato, Duluth and Longville.  A bus load of women and girls left Bemidji at 5:00 Saturday morning and headed south to March in St. Paul Women's March.  In this Area Voices segment, find out why they went and how it turned out.  

Did you march?  Why? Where?  How Was it?  Share images on our Facebook Page or send an email to  We would love to learn your perspectives on this. 

Katie Carter started at Northern Community Radio in 2008 as Managing Editor of the station's grant-funded, online news experiment Northern Community Internet. Since 2016, she's produced Area Voices showcasing the arts, culture, and history stories of northern Minnesota. She's our local host of NPR's All Things Considered and CBC's As It Happens every weekday from 4-7pm.