Wild Rice

Are you interested in gathering natural wild rice from Minnesota’s lakes and rivers? Annette Dray Drewes is Clean Water Watershed Specialist for the MN DNR. She visited Northern Community Radio’s Morning Show and shared some advice for beginning ricers:

Michael Lyons

Today on the Wednesday Morning Show we heard about the ecology of wild rice during our local food segment....Maggie and Katie talked with Annette Dray Drewes - she is a Clean Water Watershed Specialist for the MN DNR.

We also learned some Ojibwe language today with our puppet friends Nana Boozhoo and Natasha.  These new contributors come from the creativity of Bemidji writer, musician and comic book writer Michael Lyons.  Mahnoominike Giizis is the wild rice moon - or the moon in August. 

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Northern Voices is produced and hosted by Leah Lemm and made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the citizens of Minnesota. 

This week Frank Bibeau.  He is an attorney with an incredible depth of knowledge and he and his wife are water protectors. Frank has inherited a wild rice and smoked white fish operation from Tim Holm.

This week on the Border News Roundup editor Marshall Helmberger fills us in on:

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This week on the Border News Roundup editor Marshall Helmberger fills us in on the condominium project in Tower, the gloomy and colder than usual temperatures this year, and peak color observations. 

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