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Listen to our 2018 Series Strong Women - This Weekend Saturday at 9am and Sunday at 8pm


This weekend on The Give and Take (Saturday at 9am and Sunday at 8pm)  we look back out our new series of 2018 - Strong Women. 

We'll hear from Lt. Governor-elect Peggy Flanagan, MN Representavive for House District 5b Sandy Layman, Daycare Provider Shannon Fitch, MN Supreme Court Justice Margaret Chutich, GR City Council member Tasha Connelly, journalist Sarah Smarsh, fashion entrepreneurs Delina White and family and Mom and Community Activist Kathleen Blake.  We talk leadership, politics, grief, influences, daycare and what it means to be rural. 

Strong Women is made possible in part by the MN Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and Citizens of MN.

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.