Veterans

Rob Ecklund is a DFL representative of MN House District 3A. He lives in International Falls and he talked with News and Public Affairs Director Heidi Holtan about being a veteran.

MN's Attorney General Keith Ellison was back with us on KAXE/KBXE today to talk about the U.S. Postal Service and why he joined a multistate coalition in a federal lawsuit alleging violations of federal law in implementing sudden, unilateral changes. 

Lon Hodge and his dog Gander were back in our studios today getting ready for the opening reception tonight at the Reif Center Gallery for Grand Rapids artist Mary Corwin.

Mary's exhibit is called Barnabas 22. The number 22 signifies how many veterans die by suicide in our country every day.  Yes, every day. 

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MN DFL Senator Tina Smith joined us for making sausage this morning.

Wendell Affield was forbidden to go into the chickenhouse.  Once his mother passed away, he was able to enter.  What he discovered was a treasure trove of family history that connected him to his past in ways he couldn't have imagined.  He's spent several years piecing together the information and the result has become a series he calls The Chickhouse Chronicles.  Book one Herman: 1940s Lonely Hearts Search, takes the reader into the early years of his mother and step-father's relationship while book two is calle

Grant Frashier

Clost to Home host Grant Frashier visits the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center in Superior Wisconsin.  Grant talks with Executive Director Hayes Scriven to learn the story of Richard Bong  and how the Center honors all of the Northlands veterans.