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4th Annual Iron Range Pasty Festival Proceeds Benefit Iron Range Partnership for Sustainability

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The 4th Annual Iron Range Pasty Fest takes place on Sunday, October 9th in Mtn. Iron.

The 4th annual Iron Range Pasty Fest is serving up hot pasty dinners on Sunday, October 9th to benefit the Iron Range Partnership for Sustainability (IRPS). Free electronics recycling will be on-site, accepting laptops, desktops, monitors, and some televisions. This fund-raiser dinner features a homemade beef or pork pasty, made with locally-grown potatoes, carrots, rutabagas, and thyme. IRPS Board of Directors Member and Rutabaga Project Liaison, Marlise Riffel, joined Heidi Holtan on the KAXE/KBXE Morning Show to talk pasties and sustainability. Click the "Listen" player at the top of the page to hear the full conversation.

Heidi Holtan is KAXE's Director of Content and Public Affairs where she manages producers and is the local host of Morning Edition from NPR. Heidi is a regional correspondent for WDSE/WRPT's Duluth Public Television’s Almanac North.
The music director at KAXE since 2014, Kari (pronounced Car-ee) Hedlund reviews music on the daily. She also hosts New Music every Wednesday (2 and 10 p.m.) and Sunday (noon), along with the KAXE Morning Show on Thursdays.