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Happy Dancing Turtle in Pine River Works With County, Central Lakes College and Local Meat Producers to Create Jobs and Mobile Slaughtering Units

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Happy Dancing Turtle in Pine River is working with local and regional partners in an effort to bring a mobile slaughter unit and other meat processing infrastructure to the area.

Central Lakes College is developing a meat cutting program and apprenticeship program to fill the workforce need. The mobile slaughter unit will serve a working classroom, while
also serving producer needs.

Jim Chamberlain (Conservation Technician) and Chris Glassman - (Campus Chef) joined us to tell us more.

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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.
John has been listening to KAXE since the early days in 1976, and has worked as our Development Director since 1995. You can hear him on the Morning Show Fridays and producing segments about community mental health.
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