Katie Carter


Katie is our Area Voices producer.  

She gets to share the arts, culture and history stories of northern Minnesota. 

She also helps with website content, pinch hits on the morning show and whatever else needs to be done around the station. 

She worked in a one- year grant funded position for KAXE back in '08 and has been back at the mother ship since July 2016. 

Ways to Connect

2020 is an extraordinary year, especially for local high school seniors.  They are experiencing something no one has gone through before:  celebrating and honoring their education in a world of social distancing.  Do you know a graduating senior?  We'd love to talk with them!  Email us. 

Cede Waldo graduates from Kelliher School this spring.  We caught up with Cede on the morning show and were thrilled with her positivity, selflessness, and can-do spirit.  

Tony Powers' artwork can be seen in many places around the Brainerd area.  His tattoos and body art decorate  droves of people while his vibrant  murals have breathed life into several locations including a car wash, the American Legion, a skateboard shop, and the Crossing Arts Alliance.  In this Area Voices segment,  we learn about his newest mural projects at the Crossing Arts Alliance and his journey as an artist.

...there's a lot of innovative and exciting approaches that, quite honestly, youth are driving...the younger generation is so keyed in on our responsibilities, we're seeing some amazing efforts to protect and preserve our our environment and understand the interconnectedness and relatedness...I get hope...from seeing this....it's an amazing thing. - Dr. Anna Carlson

Cecelia Wattles McKeig

Cecelia McKeig has been passionate about local history for as long as she can remember.  She's written several books about area locales such as Remer, Federal Dam, the Bemidji Poor Farm and Bena.  She's currently been working on a book about the history of resorts on Cass Lake that will be published this summer.  Since Covid-19 has changed our lives, she's been entertaining social media fans with her "On the Street Where you Live" posts on the "You might be from Bemidji, MN....." Facebook page.  Sharing interesti

Brigid's Pub FB

Since Covid has eliminated opportunities for entertainment, Mary Overlie found herself missing live music,  local musicians and open mic nights.  She's created a virtual experience called Songcatchers to satisfy her cravings...