Brett Carter

Volunteer Coordinator

Brett Carter is the host of Centerstage Minnesota and volunteer coordinator at Northern Community Radio.  When not scheduling, training and coaching our team of over 100 volunteers, he is shining the spotlight on great Minnesota music.  He entertains his co-workers with his quirky sense of humor, unique socks and collection of multi-colored pens.  Brett lives in Bagley with his wife and beloved cats.  It is rumored he once spent $10,000 on his cats birthday ....

Ways to Connect

Each week John and Heidi pull up a chair to one of our member’s kitchen tables and get to know them a little bit better. This week’s caller, Joe from Mexico was just the right person to talk to about his excellent breakfast of an espresso followed eventually by an omlet complete with ribs!

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Ellis Delaney creates uplifting and powerful music in her 10th studio album "Ordinary Love" due to be released Friday, June 5th. It's the first album using her full name as she continues to provide a positive, hopeful outlook on life through her music. During the Extra Hour of the Morning Show a day after the protests in Minneap0lis passed near her neighborhood, Ellis talked about privilige, parenting, and her new album. 

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Each week John and Heidi pull up a chair to one of our member’s kitchen tables and get to know them a little bit better. This week’s caller, Ben from Bemidji stirred up a sourdough popovers stuffed with berries and some yogurt and drizzled with syrup for his girls.

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Each week John and Heidi pull up a chair to one of our member’s kitchen tables and get to know them a little bit better. This week’s caller, Jill from south of Floodwood teased the host with her first harvest breakfast of the season, an asparagus egg bake with chives with freshly grated parmesan.

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Jonathan Edwards, who performs as Wayward, stopped by CenterStage Minnesota to talk about a new song written in the throes of the corona virus pandemic. "This song was literally written in my pajamas!" he said, which isn't a surprise since many of us are in our jammies most days. Hear the whole conversation by clicking below.

Singer/songwriter Keith Secola talked about working on his immunity during a visit on the Extra Hour of the Wednesday Morning Show recently. Secola and his wife are sheltered at home in Arizona after a quick trip back from Northeastern Minnesota when businesses started closing in March. Hear the whole conversation by clicking here.

Listen to Keith's podcast Native American Audio Cafe on KBFT 89.9 Boise Fort Tribal Community Radio. Find it on Facebook

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John Latimer stopped in via phone during the Extra Hour of the Morning Show on Friday to talk about maple leaves, pussywillow flowers, emerging critters and more. Hear his conversation by clicking below.

Listen weekday mornings at 9:00 for the Extra Hour of the Morning Show and hear John's full phenology report on Tuesdays at about 7:30.  

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The normal rituals of society have been painfully altered during the pandemic. Funeral Director Kevin Cease, Cease Funeral Homes, talked about "doing what we can, within the guidelines" for funerals and services while under a shelter at home order. Hear the whole conversation by clicking below.

Each week John and Heidi pull up a chair to one of our member’s kitchen tables and get to know them a little bit better. This week’s caller, Steve from Ely had some solid advice on hashbrowns, eggs over medium and a little bit of coffee.

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Each week John and Heidi pull up a chair to one of our member’s kitchen tables and get to know them a little bit better. This week’s caller, Liz from McGregor created her own happy mixaroo of leftover cereals and coffee NOT in a plastic container.

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