What do urban people think life in rural areas like? is there really a rural urban divide?
What does it mean to be rural? What do urban people think rural means? These are the questions our conservative commentator Chuck Marohn and liberal Aaron Brown tackle in our next series of Dig Deep....
It's been a contentious, dramatic primary season in Minnesota. Now we are in the road to election day Tuesday November 6th where the next Governor of Minnesota will be elected. All year we had been meeting the people running for Governor on KAXE/KBXE and had planned a Governor's forum in Grand Rapids one week after primaries. Unfortunately we learned neither candidate could make it. That didn't
This morning we introduced our new morning show segment and podcast, Dig Deep. Our commentators - Aaron Brown and Chuck Marohn began the conversation about the State of Rural by telling us about their upbringing, political beginnings and why they choose to live in rural Minnesota. Tune in Wednesday at 8:10am for our next installment where we delve a little more into the 2016 election season and the idea of a rural voter.
Once a month we gather together Minnesota Brown's Aaron Brown and Strong Town's Chuck Marohn. They have lots in common including their choice to work and raise their families in their hometowns on the Iron Range and in Brainerd....but they come from different philosophical backgrounds - Aaron is liberal, Chuck is conservative.
Aaron and Chuck continue the conversation on the closing of major retail stores like Herberger's by looking to the future. They differ on what should/could happen. What do you think? What would make your town better? Email us!