Lakeland Currents: Beltrami County Historical Society

The Beltrami County Historical Society was founded in 1952, initially located near Paul and Babe at the Lake Bemidji waterfront.  Today, the Historical Society operates...

Lakeland Currents: Toward Zero Deaths

In 2003, the Minnesota Departments of Public Safety, Transportation, and Health launched the Toward Zero Deaths initiative, a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach to...

Lakeland Currents: Peacemaker Resources

We spotlight a Bemidji-based nonprofit that has been working to build peace skills throughout the region.  From social and emotional learning skills to mindfulness...

Lakeland Currents: Building Workplaces That Work For Women

Ray Gildow welcomes Allyson Zimmermann, Executive Director of Catalyst Europe. Catalyst is a global non-profit research and advisory organization that has a large focus...

Lakeland Currents: 2018 Legislative Session Preview

We welcome two area legislators to discuss some of the issues and topics expected to be debated and perhaps acted upon before the May 21 deadline. Rep. Matt Bliss, a...

Lakeland Currents: Revisiting the Brain Gain in Rural Minnesota

We examine how rural Minnesota communities are reinvigorating their social and economic sectors by attracting more residents with valuable work and educational...

Lakeland Currents: Pressures in Coaching Youth Athletics

We take a look into the realities of coaching youth athletics and the pressures that go along with taking on that high profile role in communities. Our guests are Garry...

Lakeland Currents: A Vietnam Veteran’s Story

Ray Gildow welcomes Buford Johnson, a Vietnam veteran who served in the US Army during the early 1960’s. As a Special Forces advisor to the South Vietnamese military, Mr....

Lakeland Currents: ACT on Alzheimer’s

There are more than 15 million Americans who provide unpaid care to people who have Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementias, according to statistics from the Alzheimer’s...

Lakeland Currents: Fish Management Practices

Our guest for this episode of Lakeland Currents is Doug Schultz, Walker Area Fisheries Supervisor for the Minnesota DNR. Mr. Schultz is also the Co-Chair of the Walleye...

Lakeland Currents: Explore Minnesota

Ray Gildow welcomes to the program Nicole Lalum, Regional Manager for Explore Minnesota. Explore Minnesota, the official state tourism agency, provides travel information...

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