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2/3 Homelessness in our community













What are the root causes of homelessness ... and why do some call it "a spiritual failing of our country"? Our guests are Rick Klun, executive director of Center City Housing; Bob Grytdal, Duluth's Human Rights Officer and Lee Stuart, executive director of CHUM (Churches United in Ministry).

Reboot

Reboot

I’m really getting restless now, let’s get on with it! Hit the re-set button with me today on Stay Human. Gail Blackmer makes room for the new by doing the Swedish Death Clean. John Erickson considers bowling alone vs. bowling together, Lissa King Sumption grows lettuce in the basement, and Jason Scorich on the road not taken.


MN Native News: Dr. Mary Owen On Importance Of Native Community Accepting COVID Vaccine

MN Native News: Dr. Mary Owen On Importance Of Native Community Accepting COVID Vaccine

This week on Minnesota Native News, we hear from a native medical expert and leader, Dr. Mary Owen, who discusses the importance of the COVID-19 vaccination for the native community.


MN90: A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Eagles

MN90: A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Eagles

Bernie Leadon, born in Minneapolis in 1947, wasn’t one of the heavy-hitting songwriters in the band The Eagles. That designation went to Don Henley and Glenn Frey. But he did write an instrumental that hitchhiked the galaxy with Douglas Adams. Here’s Britt Aamodt.


MN90: The Spy who Loved WetBikes

MN90: The Spy who Loved WetBikes

In 1977, the Thief River Falls company that’s now called Arctic Cat had a new personal watercraft that was a cross between a jet ski and a motorcycle. And its public debut wouldn’t be in a showroom but on the big screen under the command of James Bond. Here’s Britt Aamodt


MN90: Blamed for the US-Dakota War of 1862

MN90: Blamed for the US-Dakota War of 1862

The fate of 303 Dakota men, alleged to be responsible for the US-Dakota War of 1862, lay in the hands of President Abraham Lincoln. Not surprisingly, the evidence compiled against each was hasty or even non-existent. But that didn’t stop Minnesotans like St. Paul doctor Thaddeus Williams writing Lincoln to hang them all. Here’s producer Britt Aamodt.


MN90: The Trouble with Sendak’s In the Night Kitchen

MN90: The Trouble with Sendak’s In the Night Kitchen

In 1963, Maurice Sendak became a beloved world-famous author with the publication of Where the Wild Things Are. It was a different story with 1970’s In the Night Kitchen, which stirred controversy in many cities, including Elk River, Minnesota. Here’s producer Britt Aamodt.


MN90: Dictator’s Playbook

MN90: Dictator’s Playbook

Twin Cities Public Television is known for producing content with a local angle. But in 2019, it got behind a new documentary series that examined the tricks and tactics of six dictators and their rise to power, The Dictator’s Playbook. Here’s Britt Aamodt.


Annie Mack Combines Spirituality and Social Awareness in Powerful New CD

Annie Mack Combines Spirituality and Social Awareness in Powerful New CD

Annie Mack says that the music of the church and protest go hand in hand. You hear those influences and more in Annie’s new recording project. We’ll listen to a bit of the title song, Testify, and then Annie talks about the inspiration for the project.


All is quiet on the northern front

All is quiet on the northern front

Fred Smith is a volunteer producer at WTIP North Shore Community Radio. Each week, he shares his perspectives through Wildersmith on the Gunflint.


Kenna Rose sings Christmas songs on Roadhouse

Kenna Rose sings Christmas songs on Roadhouse

Cook County musician Kenna Rose joined Ann and Will virtually to perform some holiday songs. They also chat about some of their holiday traditions.


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