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COVID19 Impact in Northwest Minnesota – Education

COVID19 Impact in Northwest Minnesota – Education

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Blake Karas, High School Principal at Sacred Heart School in East Grand Forks, MN, discussing the challenges and success of school administration in providing on-line learning to students during the coronavirus shutdown of regional schools.

COVID19 Impact in Northwest Minnesota – Education

COVID19 Impact in Northwest Minnesota – Education

Blake Karas, High School Principal at Sacred Heart School in East Grand Forks, MN, discussing the challenges and success of school administration in providing on-line learning to students during the coronavirus shutdown of regional schools.

PLAY | 08:48
COVID19 Impact in Northwest Minnesota – Education

COVID19 Impact in Northwest Minnesota – Education

Andrew Youngblom, Art Instructor at Lincoln High School in Thief River Falls, MN, discusses the challenges and success of teaching art classes online during the coronavirus shutdown of region schools.

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Dawnette Davis is an Artist Who Has Become a Maker of Masks

Dawnette Davis is an Artist Who Has Become a Maker of Masks

Dawnette Davis is a retired teacher and Grand Rapids artist who makes hand-dyed silk garments and shawls. She sells her art at sales and shows around Minnesota. But Covid-19 has shut down many upcoming arts events. These days Dawnette is using some of her talent, some leftover cotton fabric, and her serging sewing machine to produce cloth facemasks. She talked with Heidi Holtan on the KAXE/KBXE Morning Show.

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Feeding the Troops

Feeding the Troops

When Roy Charon left his hometown of Cloquet to serve in the Air Force, he imagined that he would serve in Korea. Instead, he was shipped to an island in the western Pacific. While he was initially disappointed with his post, it turned out to be both memorable and productive.

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By The Numbers

By The Numbers

For many veterans who served in Korea, the war is remembered by the days, weeks and months that they counted down as they waited to come home. Today, some of those veterans are sharing their wartime experiences with young people so their role in history will be understood and remembered.

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The Shadow of World War II

The Shadow of World War II

Those who entered military service during the Korean War had been children during World War 2, and wartime shaped their youth. Many of them grew up with family members who fought and died in Europe or the Pacific Theater. But the Korean War proved to be a very different experience for their generation of veterans.

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“Didn’t Have Time to be Scared”

“Didn’t Have Time to be Scared”

Roger Gardin enlisted in the Navy and served aboard the USS Laffey, a legendary destroyer that survived several notable battles in World War 2 and was returned to service in the Korean War. Gardin’s most memorable day aboard ship was the daylong battle that he spent inside a gun mount

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The Silent Generation

The Silent Generation

The men and women who fought in the Korean War were born when many farms still relied on horses. They have been eyewitnesses to massive societal changes. Born between the Greatest Generation and the baby boomers, they are part of an entire generation that is often often overlooked.

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The Dieselman

The Dieselman

The US Navy played a key role in the Korean War. Korea is situated on a peninsula, so control of the seas was essential. In today’s Veterans Voices, Minnesotan Robert Sorteberg spent his wartime service aboard a ship that supported fighting troops.

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The Fight to Stop Communism

The Fight to Stop Communism

When American troops were sent to South Korea in 1950, it was with the goal of stopping the spread of communism there. Two former GI’s who served there explain the US mission that they were charged to carry out, and how the conflict still resonates in the geopolitics of today.

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