91.7 KAXE/90.5 KBXE Morning Show

Monday - Friday 5am - 9am

A mix of National Public Radio's Morning Edition and local features including Arts, Nature, Sports, Weather and More!

Sports Page: High School Sports, Gophers Basketball and Trivia

Jan 7, 2021

On the Thursday Morning Show Kyle Erickson and Fred Freidman join Heidi and John for Sports Page.  This week they talk about High School sports, the dangers of having to wear a facemask, safety concerns during a pandemic and how losing out on a year of sports and schooling will effect kids today.  They discuss the Gophers men’s basketball schedule on the road and the plan to have college men’s and women’s basketball tournaments held in the same city.  In trivia Heidi names players who on the roaster of championship teams, they must give the name of the team with extra credit for the year.

Early Bird Fishing: More People Are Ice Fishing This Year

Jan 7, 2021

Jeff Sundin joins Heidi Holtan and John Bauer via Zoom for Early Bird Fishing on the Thursday Morning show.  They talk about the increase in the number of people fishing out on the lakes now, due to the pandemic and because of easier access using vehicles to drive on the ice.  Many area lakes now have 14 to 15 inches of ice with the exception of some of the bigger deeper lakes.  Jeff reports that all resorts that plow roads on Winnie are now open with Mille Lacs Lake only supporting vehicles on the shorelines.

Kellie Lindquist via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch Facebook Page

Phenology is the rhythmic biological nature of events as they relate to climate. Phenology Talkbacks are an opportunity for us to hear what you are noticing outside.   Each week, our resident phenologist John Latimer gathers the talkback comments and closely assesses the subtle changes happening outside.  On Tuesdays during the Phenology Show, we hear all about it! 

  

We continued our conversation for Strong Women on KAXE/KBXE with Simone Senogles and Dawn Goodwin.  Last time they told us about getting arrested, treaties and why they are there.  In our latest we hear about the land of Palisade, MN and the Mississippi River and why they believe it is the role of Indigenous women to protect it as well as

Ames Davis Informs Us About Wolves on the Tuesday Morning Show

Jan 6, 2021

John Latimer and Heidi Holtan welcome John’s grandnephew Ames Davis to the Tuesday Morning Show to talk about wolves.  Ames is a 15-year-old ninth grader from St.

Each week John and Heidi pull up a chair to one of our member’s kitchen tables and get to know them a little bit better. This week’s caller, Melissa, from Coleraine tipped her cup of Pandemic Coffee as a traditional Friday celebration.

Hear the whole conversation by clicking below.

Each week John and Heidi pull up a chair to one of our member’s kitchen tables and get to know them a little bit better. This week’s caller, Laura from Grand Rapids enjoyed a guilty pleasure of a donut (or two?).

Hear the whole conversation by clicking below.

Each week John and Heidi pull up a chair to one of our member’s kitchen tables and get to know them a little bit better. This week’s caller, the Mayor of Meadowlands, Betsy, joined by Zoom to share Christmas morning proclamations and a feast of homemade bagels.

Hear the whole conversation by clicking below.

Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo: Months of the Year

Jan 4, 2021

This week Nana Boozhoo teaches us to say the Ojibwe phrase for each month of the year.  From the “Halfway Moon” of January to the “Little Spirit Moon” of December.

Go here to learn more about the Ojibwe months of the year.

Sports Page on the Thursday Morning Show

Jan 4, 2021

John Bauer is joined by Kyle Erickson and Fred Freidman on the Thursday Morning Show for Sports Page.  This week they talk about the recent wins by the Gopher’s Basketball team, give an overview of the Vikings along with other NFL teams and talk about the Twins.  Scott Hall provides trivia on coaches for them to ponder.

Pages