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New ideas for Downtowns: Aaron Brown on ReVive Virginia and Their Ambitious Plans for Chestnut Street

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Journalist and blogger, author and college instructor Aaron Brown joined us to talk about his latest blog post “Ready, set, revitalize”.

In his last conversation with us he was talking about how to reimagine our towns of northern Minnesota. To move the conversation away from what isn't working to what IS working...

In this latest post, he spotlights a community group in Virginia, MN with ideas for the future - ReVive Virginia.

Interested in local history? Check out Aaron Brown & Karl Jacob's
podcast produced for KAXE/KBXE with funding from the MN Arts and
Cultural Heritage Fund - Power In the Wilderness.

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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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