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MN Governor's Race: Republican and former MN Governor Tim Pawlenty

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We continue our series of introductory conversations with candidates for MN Governor in 2018.  The latest to enter the race - after much speculation - is former Governor Tim Pawlenty.

Check out the Dig Deep WEB/PODCAST conversation with Aaron Brown and Chuck Marohn about asking questions to politicians and getting ready for the KAXE/KBXE MN Governor's Forum on Tuesday August 21st at the Reif Center in Grand Rapids. 

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.