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Phenology Report: 12/11/18

12/11/2018
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Phenology is the biological nature of events as they relate to climate. Every Tuesday morning, our resident Phenologist John Latimer gathers his phenological data and reports his findings in the weekly Phenology Report. This week John considers black and grey squirrels, bald eagles, common ravens and much more...As always, we love to hear what our listeners are noticing out in nature. Give us a call at 218.999.9876 and let us know what is happening around your place. You can also send an...

Duration:00:11:56

Phenology Listener Talkbacks & Student Reports: 12/11/18

12/11/2018
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Every week we hear from regular listeners and school kids from across our listening area as they call in or email their nature observations. It may be fridgid outside, but our woods, backyards and roadways are chock-full of animal activity and the wintery weather is inspiring some seriously memorable experiences! This week, we received some incredible reports! Grosbeaks around Park Lake, a snowy owl outside of Grand Rapids, an albino squirrel in Ely, ice like obsidian in Bemidji, coyote...

Duration:00:05:06

Events and the Constituional Convention Conversations with the MN Chippewa Tribe

12/10/2018
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Louis Johannsen was back with us today to tell us about upcoming events with the MN Chippewa Tribe - comprised of the 6 bands Bois Forte , Fond du Lac , Grand Portage , Leech Lake , Mille Lacs and White Earth reservations. They have been in the process of reforming the constitution - and to decide if they continue to work together or separately. This Wednesday there's a dinner in Marble starting at 5pm - for info contact Louis at 218-929-0725. Also: January 10th at the Blandin Foundation...

Duration:00:10:28

What's For Breakfast: Boring Oatmeal...uncooked.

12/8/2018
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Each week John and Heidi pull up a chair to one of our member’s kitchen tables and get to know them a little bit better. This week’s caller, Chuck, from Brainerd thrilled the Morning Show hosts with his boring breakfast of uncooked oatmeal with raising, banana, milk, and nuts. And, yes, uncooked. Hear the whole conversation by clicking below. Thanks to our sponsor Homestead Mills for their support of this program! Let us know if you want to be our guest on What's For Breakfast . All it takes...

Duration:00:09:52

First Friday Events in Bemidji, MN!

12/7/2018
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This First Friday weekend in Bemidji promises all kinds of art, all over town. Pottery, jewelry, paintings, snowflake decorations, wood-turned bowls... there is something for everyone you might want to buy a gift for. From the 1st Anniversary Celebrations at the Watermark Art Center all weekend and the Holiday Boutique at Gallery North today to the Seven Sisters Design jewelrey sale at Wild Hare Bistro tomorrow and the Native American art at the Northwest Indian Community Development Center...

Duration:00:07:58

First Friday Happenings in Ely, MN

12/7/2018
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We spoke with Betty Firth from the Ely Folk School about the upcoming classes and events at the Folk School this month! We learned what a capote is(a coat made from a blanket) and learned about upcoming classes on chaga mushrooms, wirewrapping jewelry and more. The Folk School will take a break from regular hours from December 15th thru January 13th, but will be open and offering a wide range of classes during the last half of January as they ramp up for the winter festival in Ely.

Duration:00:08:26

First Friday Arts Events in Grand Rapids, MN!

12/7/2018
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Katie Marshall of the MacRostie Art Center stopped in the KAXE studio and connected us with what is happening in Grand Rapids, MN this First Friday of December. A wreath auction, Bagpipe playing, woven painting techniques, jazz music, handmade ornaments, make and take art and a meet the author event are just a few of the highlights! Listen to the link for the full report and check out grandrapidsarts.org for a listing as well. The holidays are the perfect time to support local artists! Shop...

Duration:00:08:45

DFL Rep. Rob Ecklund from International Falls on New Leadership at the House

12/6/2018
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Today our DFL commentator Colleen Nardone and Heidi Holtan talked with DFLer Rep. Rob Ecklund(Int'l Falls) from MN House District 3a.

Duration:00:17:58

Three holiday suggestions for your cheese board from Bemidji's Cheese Queen

12/6/2018
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Mackenzie Lindahl lights up when she talks about cheese. “I love talking about cheese,” she says with a laugh. That’s one of the reasons Mackenzie is considered Bemidji’s “Cheese Queen.” She is also cheese buyer and perishables manager at Harmony Natural Foods Co-op. The job includes frozen foods, meats, baked goods and dairy—which includes cheese—and cheese is the part of the job that has most captured her heart. “I’m responsible for selecting, purchasing, pricing, sampling, talking about...

Duration:00:16:22

Matt Geiger Has Astonishing Tales

12/6/2018
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If you are looking for a new author - funny, touching with a midwestern bent (say David Sedaris if he'd grown up in Wisconsin and had a beard and wielded an axe) look no further than Matt Geiger. His new book "Astonishing Tales".

Duration:00:18:24

MN Secretary of State Steve Simon on Why Minnesota Was Once Again #1 in Voter Turnout

12/6/2018
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Steve Simon is MN’s 22 nd secretary of state – who just won reelection. That's not the only thing he can be proud of, once again Minnesota had the highest voter turnout in the nation. *In the conversation from last week, we asked about recount that would be happening in MN house District 5A between John Persell and Matt Bliss. There had been an 8 vote difference, and after this week's recount, 11 votes between the candidates, with DFLer John Pers ell winning the race.

Duration:00:15:05

Artist Interview: Adam Swanson

12/5/2018
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Adam Swanson is a Duluth based painter and muralist. His vibrant works will be on exhibit at Frame Up in Grand Rapids this month. In this segment of Area Voices, he talks about his journey as an artist, his adventures to Antarctica and his recent art experience aboard a research vessel on the Pacific Ocean.

Duration:00:12:26

Phenology Talkbacks and Student Reports: December 4, 2018

12/4/2018
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Every week we hear from regular listeners and school kids from all across our listening area as they call or email their nature observations. We were thrilled with the number of reports that flowed in during the past week and very much look forward next week! What are you noticing outside? We would love to hear from you whether you are in a classroom or your living room! Don't hesitate to email or give us a jingle and leave a message at 218.999.9876. You might also consider joining our...

Duration:00:01:42

#unitecloud in Grand Rapids: Continuing the Immigration Conversation

12/3/2018
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The Grand Rapids Human Rights Commission continues their conversation on immigration with #unitecloud - a nonprofit in Grand Rapids that began as a social media movement to resolve tensions and restore dignity to all people in the St. Cloud area. Today at noon at Itasca Community College's Chucker Auditorium they present "Green Card Voices of Central Minnesota" ....it will also be at the Stender Community Room at the Blandin Foundation at 7pm. Both are free and open to the public. The Green...

Duration:00:14:32

Marshall Helmberger on Tower City Council, School Cook Marilyn Turnbull and Climate Change Report

12/1/2018
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This week on the Border News Roundup, we hear about the Tower City Council meeting and the fate of the harbor project and meet Marilyn Turnbull , school cook at Tower-Soudan schhool who is asking for fair pay. Marshall also talks about the impacts of climate change to northern MN and a recent federal report.

Duration:00:19:24

Senator Amy Klobuchar on the Farm Bill and Chronic Wasting Disease

12/1/2018
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Senator Amy Klobuchar checked in with us from Washington DC for Making Sausage this week. We talked about the Farm Bill, USDA and Chronic Wasting Disease. Check out the Washington Post's recent article o n Senator Klobuchar and the potential of a presidential run in 2020.

Duration:00:07:15

What's For Breakfast: NOT carrot and apple juice

12/1/2018
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Each week John and Heidi pull up a chair to one of our member’s kitchen tables and get to know them a little bit better. This week’s caller, Pat from Warba shared her seven-letter Scrabble-worded breakfast of scrambled eggs with onions and pepper, bacon, potatoes, and a little white cheese mixed in. Hear the whole conversation by clicking below. Thanks to our sponsor Homestead Mills for their support of this program! Let us know if you want to be our guest on What's For Breakfast . All it...

Duration:00:10:04

Madrigal Dinners Transport Guests to an Elizabethan Holiday Feast

11/30/2018
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For 50 years, Bemidji State University students have transported guests of the dinner theater, madrigal experience to the holiday happenings of the 16th century. This year's events will be the last of the annual Madrigal Dinners, but that's not to say they will never happen again. BSU Professor, Director of Choral Activities and Producer of the Madrigal Dinners, Dr. Dwight Jilek, stopped by the KBXE studio to chat about this special holiday phenomenon and what the future holds in terms of...

Duration:00:11:19

Don Zieman: Makin' Music with a Little Help from His Friends

11/30/2018
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No matter how old they get, some daughters still have their dads wrapped around their little fingers. Don Zieman's daughter requested he put together an album of the folk songs he performs for his grandchildren and shortly after, Don set out to creating his newest album, Minstrels of the Northwoods. The CD includes lullabies, folk classics and regional favorites all of which are collaborations between Don and many of his northern Minnesota musician friends. Initially meant to be a keepsake...

Duration:00:13:59

Staff Physicist Aaron Wenger and the InSight Probe to Mars

11/29/2018
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Aaron Wenger helped us make some sense of the Mars InSight probe that landed on Monday. Got a physics/astronomy/space/cattle question for Aaron (Judas Priest!) Email us!

Duration:00:25:43