Diverse Radio for Minnesota’s Communities

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Counter Stories: Foster Awareness

May is Foster Awareness month. Hoang Murphy joins the crew to talk about his personal experience in the foster system and how his organization, Foster Advocates, is giving the power to the young people living this often-invisible reality. Guest: Hoang Murphy, Foster Advocates


Election 2022: Some thoughts from Gen Z

Gen Z and voters under 30 showed up to polling places and had a profound impact on elections this November. In this Area Voices, we hear thoughts from some of our youngest, local voters and those just on the brink of voting – students in Jeff Aas’s AP Government Class at Bemidji High School.

The Untold Story of Adult Basic Education with Caroline Nerhus from the St. Cloud School District

In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with Caroline Nerhus from the St. Cloud School District about their Adult Basic Education program. From helping those who have fallen off the educational path to providing basic computer skills classes and career exploration to training translators for work throughout the community, Adult Basic Education serves an area within all of central Minnesota that covers 26 school districts.

30 CLIP The Oak Center General Store

The Oak Center General Store :30 CLIP

30 CLIP Growing Up In A Cult

Growing Up In A Cult :30 CLIP

Martin Luthor King Jr. Day With Johnathan Locust

Dr. Johnathan Locust, Associate Vice President of Equity & Inclusive Excellence joins KQAL’s Doug Westerman on Don’t Cha Know to discuss the importance of diversity and MLK Day.

Boats and Bluegrass 2022: Maygen and the Bird Watchers

This week on the Live Feed, we return to Boats and Bluegrass 2022 for a live performance by Maygen and the Bird Watchers. Staring with their debut album, Moon Shine, Maygen and the Bird Watchers have put together a collection of songs that combine the genres of southern rock, folk music, and of course, bluegrass. Their music allowed them to receive nominations for Mid West Country Music of the Year, American Artist of the Year, and Female Vocalist of the Year. Now live from Boats and Bluegrass 2022 its Maygen and the Bird Watchers on today’s Live Feed.

The Year of the Rabbit

The Lunar New Year begins on Sunday, and Stay Human celebrates the Year of the Rabbit, with stories about rabbits in the yard, rabbits in the fields, rabbit on the moon, a traditional Japanese folk tale, and rabbit-y music too. Story and song every week on Stay Human.

You’re Fired!

This week on Stay Human, stories of Getting Fired – and life after that sudden exit. What are you gonna do? Send the boss a thank you note? Take them to court? Friends and neighbors tell about the jobs they got fired from, in our weekly hour of story and song.

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