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Community Health

  • Second Harvest North Central Food Bank is hosting events around northern Minnesota as part of their "It Takes Us All" campaign. The organization's Executive Director, Sue Estee, recently stopped by the KAXE studio to inform Scott Hall and John Latimer about these events and explain why bringing together communities to end hunger today is so important now more than ever. Click the "Listen" player at the top of the page to hear the full conversation. Or click here to visit the "It Takes Us All" page on the Second Harvest North Central website.
  • Homelessness continues to be a problem around the country, state, and here in northern Minnesota. Vicky Kinney, along with the non-profit organization My Neighbor To Love Coalition, is dedicated to lifting up people experiencing homelessness with a three-pronged, community-first approach. Vicky joined Heidi and Kari on the KAXE/KBXE Morning Show to talk about the progress being made in Brainerd. Click the "Listen" player above for the whole conversation.
  • On June 23rd, 2022, the Medical Staff at Grand Itasca Hospital and Clinic honored KAXE for our dedication to community health during the Covid 19 pandemic in northern Minnesota. Click the player above to hear Heidi Holtan and Kari Hedlund interview Dr. Simon Lick of Grand Itasca.