Dig Deep

Segment on Morning Show

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. 

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This month we dig into political parties.  What where they like at the beginning of our country?  What can we learn from our history of political parties that relates to today? 

As always we welcome our conservative commentator Chuck Marohn, CEO and founder of Strong Towns, and Aaron Brown of Minnesota Brown and host of the Great Northern Radio Show on Northern Community Radio. 

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Aaron Brown and Chuck Marohn finish up our conversation on the state of journalism.  Chuck has optimism for the future and Aaron is shopping online for a printing press in his garage for when the apocalypse hits. 

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On this second installment of our journalism conversation on Dig Deep this week Aaron Brown and Chuck Marohn take a deep dive into how radio stations and newspapers were consolidated and how that affects small towns. 

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This month Aaron Brown and Chuck Marohn take on the topic of journalism.  In this first episode a look back at the purpose of newspapers for immigrants of our region and yellow journalism. 

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Minnesota Brown's Aaron Brown and Strong Town's Chuck Marohn finish off our conversation on class today.   

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In this final installment they talk about class and how it affects urban vs. rural people and how class affected the Trump effect in the last presidential election.   Here are some of the books mentioned in this month's Dig Deep:

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. 

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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. 

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Listen to part 3 of our Dig Deep conversation on education with liberal commentator Aaron Brown and conservative Chuck Marohn.  Chuck has an idea for a new system for teachers.  Aaron IS a teacher and has some of his own ideas to offer. 

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Aaron Brown and Chuck Marohn continue the conversation on education in this next episode. 

Most school districts in northern Minnesota find themselves in situations that involve their older buildings with failing infrastructure.  But where do the models for the future of schools come from?  How come most school districts have the same answer to their problems - leaving old buildings for larger, consolidated buildings on the edge of towns?  What COULD we do instead? 

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This month our Dig Deep topic is Education.  Many have suggested this topic, as school funding and consolidation has an effect on many in northern MN. 

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