Backroads 2005 – Kitchi Boogie

Jam band Kitchi Boogie performs on Backroads at the Rail River Folk School in Bemidji. They also discuss how the band first started.

Common Ground 806 – Nordic Showcase & Painter Diana Johnson

In this two-segment episode, join us at Bemidji’s Nordic Showcase where groups including the Sons Of Norway exhibit culture from the Old Country, Norway, Finland, Denmark & Sweden. Then Diana Johnson invites us to her studio to observe as she creates a small painting in a...

Lakeland Currents 1009 – Economic Overview

On this episode of Lakeland Currents, host Ray Gildow welcomes Brigid Tuck, Economic Impact Analyst with the University of Minnesota Extension.  Together they discuss how communities utilize economic data and research to expand and enhance their local business development.  Also,...

Backroads 2005 – Jennifer Johnson

Singer/Songwriter Jennifer Johnson joins us on Backroads to perform at the Rail River Folk School in Bemidji. Also, Jennifer talks about what inspired her to become a songwriter.

Common Ground 805 – Photographers Angela Shogren & Jesse MacAurthur

Photographers use their skills to capture images few see; Jesse MacAurthur of Brainerd records the Amazon Rainforest, & Angela Shogren of Bemidji, photographs Minnesota’s rarest orchid. In this two-segment episode, join Naturalist Angela Shogren as she explores a Scientific...

Lakeland Currents 1008 – Early Childhood Education

In August, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton announced that 74 school districts and charter schools would benefit from $25 million in new state funding, allowing more than 3,300 4-year-olds to attend voluntary pre-kindergarten programs free of charge. The expansion of the state’s...

Backroads 2004 – The Occasionals

Folk/Rock group The Occasionals join us at the Rail River Folk School for a performance. Then, Kristi Miller and Eric Carlson talk about the Northern Minnesota music scene.

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