Monday morning show

MN author Alison McGhee has a new book out for adults, "Never Coming Back".  It's the story of the complexities of the mother daughter relationship.

Tammy Bobrowsky

This month Tammy talks with author Naomi Alderman about her speculative fiction "The Power"  and goes to Grand Rapids for a Show Me Your Shelf feature. 

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Once a month our staff librarian Tammy Bobrowsky brings us What We're Reading.  This month it's Jennifer Egan's "Manhattan Beach".  Join our What We're Reading Facebook Page!

Chicago Tribune, 10/2/17 

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William Kent Krueger's latest Cork O'Connor mystery is "Sulfur Springs".  This time Cork is in Arizona and the topics have to do with immigration and drug trafficking. 

Brady Kampenkel drifts between two distinct realms of childhood in his poem "To Be Called Home." Listen to it here

Brainerd Curling Club

MaryJo Hamilton joined us this morning to tell us about the origins and the 11th season of the Brainerd Lakes Area Curling Club.  This season for the first time they are hosting a 10 day national tournament. 

The Grand Rapids Players present Arsenic and Old Lace - 2 weekends of performances beginning Friday October 13th with Friday/Saturday performances at 7:30 and Sunday matinees at 2pm.  Tickets are available with the Reif Center.  Director Steve Jaeger joined us on the Monday morning show to tell us more. 

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This year MN Governor Mark Dayton is celebrating the tradition of hunting in Grand Rapids.  Hunting is a great tradition and an economic boost in Grand Rapids and Itasca County and Executive Director Megan Christenson from Visit Grand Rapids and Craig Engwall from MN Deer Hunters Association joined us this morning. 

Many schools are adopting one-on-one technology initiatives.  There are pros and cons to this, and retired superintendent Craig Menozzi stopped by to tell us more. 

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Writer and artist Kellie Rae Theiss tells us the harrowing story of her dog Izzy and a raccoon. 

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