In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with visiting lecturer Dr. Corey Yeager, Team Psychologist from the Detroit Pistons.
Yeager will be in town on Thursday, September 9 speaking at 11:00 in SCUS’s Atwood Center as part of the Smithsonian exhibit “The Bias Inside Us.” We all have biases, and sometimes they are useful while at other times they really hold us back. Yeager and The Bias Inside Us are here to show us the difference and give us the tools to handle them appropriately.
On our first in-person show in over a year, the crew traveled to the Mille Lacs Band of Obijwe Reservation. This remix of a previous show features the full story from our guest Missy Whiteman as she shares her first hand experiences around missing and murdered Indigenous women. Follow Missy Whiteman on Instagram for more of her work: @missy_whiteman
Virginia, Gilbert, Eveleth, and Mountain Iron are Minnesota communities that have worked together as an economic engine since the 1800s. Sharing a wide range of resources, the Quad Cities have a symbiotic relationship that continues today. In that spirit, Quad Cities First Thursdays pairs artists and performers with businesses throughout the Quad Cities every first Thursday of the month. Lindsey Bergan joined the morning show to discuss the initiative, how it came to be and what’s going on this First Thursday!
In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack delves into a rather seedy aspect of the Minnesota State Fair with State Auditor Julie Blaha. With previous blue ribbons for State Fair “crop art” under her belt, Blaha talks about how blending math and art helps in the political arena and how participation in local government is the glue that holds the mosaic of our society together, all through the canvas of this uniquely Minnesotan art form.
The drought is having an effect on multiple aspects of regular life in Minnesota. Minnesota DNR Waterfowl Specialist Steve Cordts joined the morning show to discuss the work he does and the impact the drought has had on waterfowl as well as the wetlands they use for sustenance. He also discussed Minnesota’s upcoming teal season for which opening day is this Saturday. It will be Minnesota’s first teal season since 1965.
It’s the time of year when gardeners are busy… busy harvesting, busy saving seeds, busy prepping their plots for the upcoming Minnesota winter. Terry Leinbach’s garden is a wonderland of walking paths, sit spots, flowers, and food. She joined the morning show to discuss how the harvesting, seed saving, and how drought has impacted her gardening this year.
We’re finding FREE STUFF today on Stay Human. Doris Kolodji tells the tale of the crystal ball, Dick Brooks finds a garage sale steal, Sue Searing, Matthew Miltich, Jim Gallagher and Gail Otteson all keep their eyes open, to be at the right place at exactly the right time.
On this episode, Georgia and Anthony Check in with local clergy members Jim Bear Jacobs and Pamela Ngunjiri who lead the racial Justice department of the Minnesota Council of Churches. As Indigenous and Black faith leaders, how are they dealing with this moment of reckoning both in support of the community, and in care of themselves?