craft beer

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Craft breweries in Bemidji, Grand Rapids, Aitkin, Brainerd and five other breweries in the Mississippi Headwaters basin are spreading the word about the connection between healthy forests and clean water.  It’s called the “Forest Friendly Brewery” project.  Water from the forests of the 5-million acre Mississippi Headwaters basin is the primary ingredient in their beer.

Northern Community Radio launched a new program called Let's Visit this summer.  Each month we focus on one community or area in northern Minnesota.  Our first visit had us traveling to Crosby, MN.  It did not disappoint and we are definitely going back!  Crosby was at a crossroads after the mining industry pulled out of the area nearly 30 years ago.  Since that time the community has re-established itself as a recreation destination and the shift has had a direct, positive impact on economy, livability and community growth.  In this segment of Let's Visit, we connect with Laura Huisinga w

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Sylvia Allen was our guest today.  Among many things she is putting on the Harvest Moon Brew Fest in Aitkin on Saturday September 8th.  She also told us about the building she bought to restore - the historic Butler's Building in downtown Aitkin

Bemidji Brewing

Imagine a rich, dark beer that tastes like a black forest cake or a chocolate covered cherry--made with local malted barley, oatmeal, tart cherries, and chocolate nibs. That describes this year's holiday ale from Bemidji Brewing

Klockow Brewing Company

Craft breweries are springing up in small towns across the country, and this month Grand Rapids MN is joining the ranks. Klockow Brewing Company is opening on October 28th in a remodeled warehouse at 36 SE 10th Street, just off Highway 169 near Walgreens. Tasha and Andy Klockow (pronounced CLOCK-oh) are the owners. We talked to Andy Klockow on the Wednesday Morning Show.