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Adventurer Eric Weicht paddles the Mississippi from Minnesota to Memphis

Adventurer Eric Weicht paddles the Mississippi from Minnesota to Memphis

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Eric Weicht is a former Cook County resident known for adventuring on bodies of water. He chats here with Will Moore about his most recent trip--canoeing down the Mississippi from northern Minnesota to Memphis through the month of November.

New research shows importance of environmental factors in Minnesota moose decline

New research shows importance of environmental factors in Minnesota moose decline

New research from a team in Minnesota has shed light on the importance of environmental factors in the Minnesota moose population decline.

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How you can stay mentally healthy while staying home due to COVID-19

How you can stay mentally healthy while staying home due to COVID-19

Many of us are staying home or working from home due to coronavirus. That has a big impact on our mental health.

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Jim McGowan performs on The Roadhouse

Jim McGowan performs on The Roadhouse

Jim McGowan recently joined Dave and Julie on The Roadhouse – for the entire show!

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The Work of a Conspiracy

The Work of a Conspiracy

A Conspiracy of Strange Girls, is a Twin Cities arts collective open to all women, femme-identifying, non-binary or genderqueer people creating art dealing with the unusual, the unfamiliar or the mysterious. Produced by KFAI’s Dixie Treiche

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Minnesota HomeBrew Music Show – MAS

Minnesota HomeBrew Music Show – MAS

Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! Featuring those talented members of the Minnesota Association of Songwriters, from Wayne Hamilton to Chad Shank. And we report on how a Belgian Ale a day keeps the doctor away. All on MHB!

(Aired 04/02/2020)

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Gig Loss Pandemic

Gig Loss Pandemic

On Friday, March 13, 2020, Gov. Tim Walz declared a “peacetime emergency” in Minnesota, discouraging large gatherings of people in an effort to stem the spread of COVID-19. As a result, the arts industry in the Twin Cities was gutted. KFAI’s Ryan Dawes spoke with creative workers about how, or if, they could adapt to social distancing.

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How Lydia Liza Emerged from Addiction, Songs Intact

How Lydia Liza Emerged from Addiction, Songs Intact

After bursting on the Twin Cities music scene as a teenager, singer songwriter Lydia Liza got a crash course in growing up. By her early 20s, she struggled with a serious addiction to alcohol. KFAI’s Sheila Regan spoke with Liza about her process of finding sobriety.

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COVID-19 and 2020 Graduates: Emma Johnson from Grand Rapids High School

COVID-19 and 2020 Graduates: Emma Johnson from Grand Rapids High School

On weekday mornings we have added an additional hour to our Morning Show to bring you stories and connections to this new way of living with the pandemic of COVID-19. Today John Bauer talked with Grand Rapids High School senior Emma Johnson. The next few months will be very different than she expected.

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Free Books Online: Recommendations from Librarian Tammy Bobrowsky

Free Books Online: Recommendations from Librarian Tammy Bobrowsky

Many public libraries are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Northern Community Radio’s What We’re Reading producer and Bemidji State University librarian Tammy Bobrowsky teamed up this Tuesday morning to help you find free books online and recommend some reading.

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Helping Those Who Live With Mental Illness During COVID-19: Cre Larson of First Call For Help

Helping Those Who Live With Mental Illness During COVID-19: Cre Larson of First Call For Help

Cre Larson is the Executive Director of First Call For Help and is part of the crisis response team in the Itasca County area. She talked with us this morning about how they have been inundated with phone calls during the COVID-19 pandemic and how we might help our loved ones who live with mental illness.

One of the things Cre told us was that addiction groups like AA and NA are now online to keep connected to people that need community interaction. Contact first call for help for information on these online groups call 211 or (800) 442-8565 .

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