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Headwaters Science Center: Science You Can Touch


Lee Furuseth joins Heidi for the Wednesday Morning Show.

Lee Furuseth, the executive director of the Headwaters Science Center in Bemidji, joins Heidi Holtan on the Wednesday Morning Show. Lee starts with the announcement of Orion the bunny rabbit’s retirement from the center after over 5 years of “petting employment.”

HCS is celebrating their 28th birthday this March by offering a free demo every Sunday at 3:30. HSC is also celebrating Pi Day on 3.14 or Monday, March 14th. They are giving out free admission tickets for that day. Local businesses who deal with “round things” are getting involved by giving tickets out to the public. Giovanni’s, First National Bank, Raphael’s Bakery, Kenny’s Clark and St. Michel Furniture.

Listen here for the story of the 60-gallon aquarium in their window for composting, and how it relates to their e-cubed annual fundraiser event held on June 25th, or go to hscbemidji.org to find out 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.
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