Sports Page on the Thursday Morning Show

3 hours ago

You can hear Sports Page each week on the Thursday Morning Show.  This week Kyle Erickson and Fred Freidman join John Bauer to talk Minnesota sports.  They put a positive focus on their conversation even though it has been a rough week for all Minnesota teams.  They recap the Twins season with details about individual players and discuss possible changes to make for next year’s season.

This is an interview with Cynthia Borgen, Director of Beltrami County Public Health, that took place Wednesday September 30. She spoke with Northern Community Radio’s Maggie Montgomery and Dan Houg about free testing that continues Thursday October 1st at the Bemidji Armory until 6 p.m. and the status of Covid-19 infections in Beltrami County

Maggie Montgomery:

Tell us about the COVID-19 testing that's going on at the armory in Bemidji.  

Cynthia Borgen:

Since March, all of us in Minnesota have had a different life. All of us in the world are figuring out how to live in a pandemic.

Politics have divided not just our small towns and families, but the Minnesota Legislature and the executive branch. Governor Walz is one of 49 governors around our nation that still hold executive power. During the pandemic, along with President Trump.

Jeff Sundin: Fishing in October on the Thursday Morning Show

5 hours ago

Jeff Sundin joins John Bauer on the Thursday Morning Show for Early Bird Fishing.  Jeff gives tips on how to set the hook when fishing walleye with a jig and minnow, lets us know where to catch pike this time of year and talks about fishing crappies in the fall.  You can find out more about fishing at

The following is a conversation with economist Pat Welle as part of our Vote 2020 series. Pat has talked with local candidates who have made filing errors on their campaign finance reports, and takes a positive and proactive approach to improving public disclosure. He talked with Maggie Montgomery and Dan Houg about "red flags" in campaign finance reports, how everyday citizens can take a look at the reports, and how campaign finance laws are (and aren't) enforced.

Maggie Montgomery (with Dan Houg):

*We are continuing our Meet the Candidates conversations for the November 3rd 2020 elections.  We recently talked with Senator Jason Rarick (R) from Minnesota Senate District 11 who is running for reelection.  He is running against Michelle Lee (DFL).  You can hear our interview with him here.

We are continuing our Meet the Candidates conversations for the November 3rd 2020 elections.  We recently talked with Michelle Lee (DFL) running for MN Senate in District 11 against incumbent Senator Jason Rarick (R).  You can hear our interview with Senator Rarick here.

Katie Carter

Phenology is the rhythmic biological nature of events as they relate to climate.  Each week, resident phenologist John Latimer closely assesses the subtle changes happening outside and gives a full, official phenology report.  This week, John takes a deep dive into  leaf peak, leaf drop, grouse, eagles and much more.   Listen to find out how this year compares to John's 30+ years of data collection! 

Bonnie Lundorff via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch Facebook Page

Each week we hear from regular listeners and classrooms around the region who are paying attention to the natural world around them. Resident phenologist John Latimer gathers the messages and shares them during the Phenology Show every Tuesday morning.   This week we were so thrilled to hear from so many classrooms taking part in the Phenology Curriculum!  We heard from Student Phenologists in Shevlin, Kelliher, Cohasset, Hill City, North Shore, Northfield and Marcell!