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We chat with Keri Huber, Archivist for the Minnesota. What a great job that is!

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  Park Rapids, MN celebrates Art Leap! this weekend.   It's a unique opportunity to see artists in their studios creating their work.   LuAnn Hurd-Loff told  us all about the 2 day, self-guided tour on today's morning show.  Pick up a map to the various studios at the Park Rapids Chamber Visitor Center, the Park Rapids Library, the Community Education building or any of the several motels in downtown Park Rapids.


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

Meadow Kouffeld

Grouse Hunting season started and Meadow Kouffeld was in to tell us about it as well as the National Hunt in Grand Rapids and how to get younger people into hunting.  Meadow is the Minnesota and Western Upper Peninsula Regional Biologist for the Ruffed Grouse Society and American Woodcock Society. 

Maureen Gibbon via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch FB Page


Tuesdays are dedicated to the natural world around us here at KAXE/KBXE.  The Phenology Report provides a comprehensive look at what's  what's changing color, flying, blooming, ripening and happening in nature here in northern Minnesota.  

What have you noticed?  Send us a note via email or leave a voicemail at 218.999.9876.  We'd love to hear about it.   


Steve Patterson via KAXE-KBXE Season Watch FB Page



School's open and the student Phenology Reports are rolling in!   Click on the links to hear what the kids and adults are noticing from Virginia to Long Prairie!  

Know of a teacher who wants to get students involved in the Phenology Program?  Send John Latimer an email! 


This morning Karen Noyce sat in on A Talk On the Wild Side and helped us understand bears more. 

John Bauer

Program 36: The Life of Charles Blandin, Part 2: Sanborn, MN

A radio series produced by historian Don Boese.   Don is the author of eight books dealing with local history in Itasca County, including "John C. Greenway and the Opening of the Western Mesabi", and the main source for this series,  "Papermakers: the Blandin Paper Company and Grand Rapids, Minnesota".

Fathom Lane

Fathom Lane returns to northern Minnesota for Northern Community Radio's first Centerstage Minnesota concert of the season at the Reif Center in Grand Rapids this week. Michael Ferrier, the band's songwriter and lead singer says they'll be "reaching deep" as they perform a longer show than usual. It's an opportunity to hear the full spectrum of the journey Fathom Lane has been on for several years.

Brian Jarvi

This Saturday evening, Grand Rapids-based and world-renowned artist Brian Jarvi will unveil his latest work, a 32 foot long arc that includes more than 200 African animal species and a single man.  The public is invited to attend the event that begins at 6pm with hors d'voeures followed by a presentation, a film and ultimately the unveiling of the masterpiece.   The Reif Center marks the first stop for the massive installation that will continue on tour across the country.


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Thursday, Sept. 21st, 2017

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