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Celebrating Bob Dylan in Hibbing: The Nobel Prize Winner in Literature

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William Tecku
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Bob Dylan said "our songs are alive in the land of the living"

On Saturday October 16th there were two tributes to Bob Dylan to celebrate his influence, accomplishments and 2017 Nobel Prize winning lyrics. The Hibbing Dylan Project has been working to make these permanent tributes a reality. William Tecku is a retired teacher, poet, writer and contributor to KAXE/KBXE and the Duluth Reader. He was in Hibbing for the events and told us more.

For fun, take a look at Bob Dylan's Nobel Lecture.

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Heidi Holtan has worked at KAXE/KBXE for over 20 years. She currently helms the Morning Show as News and Public Affairs Director. 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.
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