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, Nancy and Bob from Twig called in before frolicking to describe their breakfast of homemade buttery oatmeal with blueberries.

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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, Sandy from Mcgregor to share her thoughts on possibly having a whole wheat bagel with natural peanut butter over butter and some coffee.

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Each week Sarah and Ethan 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, Kyle from Walker offered up his version of breakfast nachos.

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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, Rima from Bemidji postponed her plate of cookies and started her day with a French press of coffee, an apple, and a banana.

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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, Connie from Grand Rapids toughed it out after her flu shot to make a plan for curing her flu symptoms which, of course, leads to a discussion of raisin bran cereal.

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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, Susanne of St. Mathias called in the middle of lefse-making before she even had her first cup of coffee.

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Each week John and Jennifer 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, Larry Killien from Balkan Township offered up a third cup of coffee for breakfast while waiting for something like oatmeal with some small chopped pieces of apple, honey, and a maybe a bit of yogurt and milk before heading out in the fifth wheel.

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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, Monica from Turtle River poured over a hot cup of coffee with cream and honey while waiting for her delayed breakfast of two eggs with salsa or hot sauce. No toast...she saves her carbs for beer!

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Lyn Rye challenged herself to write and record a demo of a song once a week. Instead of a pile of new songs, the work resulted in her latest album "Roots of Rye" which is available now. The band stopped by the studio to play a live set and talk about their midwest tour ending in Bemidji. Hear the whole conversation by clicking below.

Hear New Music with Kari Hedlund every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 2 and 10.

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 callers, Heather and dauther Elsbeth from Minneapolis described their Friday morning tradition of oven pancakes (aka Dutch Baby) served with cinnamon sugar, syrup, and/or honey.

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