Common Ground 716 – Writer and Illustrator Michael Lyons and Artist Brad Wegscheid

Visit Michael Lyons’ studio where he writes and illustrates Ojibwe cartoon strips. Then watch as Brad Wegscheid creates the public art mural for Lakeland PBS’s new...

Common Ground 715 – Pinetree Patchworkers Quilt Show and Monte Draper

Visit the Pinetree Patchworkers Quilt show in Brainerd, Minnesota for a look at beautiful handmade quilts, then come along with Monte Draper as he plants nearly 750,000...

Common Ground 714 – Young At Art Exhibit and Musician Amanda Grace

Singer-songwriter Amanda Grace tells of her experience & inspiration writing songs for children and people of all ages. Listen as she performs at Bemidji’s Boys &...

Common Ground 713 – Artist Eileen Kulseth & Author Julia Lee

Teacher & ceramics artist Eileen Kulseth demonstrates utilitarian yet beautiful pottery & Author Julia Lee publishes her first book for young readers! Eileen...

Common Ground 712 – Sanford Center Bemijigamaag Powwow

Visit Bemidji’s Sanford Center for a look back at the April, 4th 2015 Bemijigamaag PowWow. Hear from local leaders, Bemidji Mayor Rita Albrecht, Leech Lake Chairwoman...

Common Ground 711 – Sculptor Gareth Curtiss’ Chief Bemidji Statue

See world-renown Bronze Sculptor Gareth Curtiss create the new Chief Bemidji statue with Bemidji’s committee & living relatives of the man, Shaynowishkung. Bronze...

Common Ground 710 – Lee “Bone” Sherseth and Erika Hagberg Embroidery

In this 2 segment episode listen as Lee “Bone” Sherseth sings the blues across Northern MN, then join Erika Hagberg of Trommald, MN as she “paints” portraits...

Common Ground 709 – Teacher’s Tea & Hazel Dell Library

Come to a historic schoolhouse for Teacher’s Tea to meet those who taught students of an early era, then visit the rural Hazel Dell Library in Leader, MN. In this two...

Common Ground 708 – Luthier Bob Wenzel of Warroad

Luthier Bob Wenzel of Warroad, MN teaches a father and son to build their own guitars. Enter Bob Wenzel’s shop with a father and son who come together to learn the art of...

Common Ground 707 – Identifying Trees of Northern Minnesota

Retired Ecology and Biology teacher Robert Knudson teaches us to identify the common deciduous trees of Northern Minnesota by their leaves. Biology & Ecology teacher...

Common Ground 706 – Shannon Murray Records Folk-Punk Album

Singer-songwriter Shannon Murray performs on her guitar a variety of historical songs from the labor movement at Bemidji State University, highlighting the contributions...

Common Ground 705 – Historic Clearbrook Depot

The late Randy Berger takes us on a tour of his adolescent home, the historic Clearbrook Depot where his father, Russell Berger was the Depot Agent in 1961. Randy Berger...

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