Diverse Radio for Minnesota’s Communities

18 Unique Stations from Border to Border

Intentional Trauma: Indian Boarding Schools

The crew digs into another element of Indigenous trauma: boarding schools. More and more bodies of children sent to these boarding schools are being discovered, shedding more light on the intentional erasing of Indigenous language and culture.


Ccccccccold Campbell!

Charlotte Helgeson, Director of the Campbell Public Library of East Grand Forks, MN, warms things up on a COLD winter day with HOT news on Campbell activities and services!

Spells of Revelation: Music, Poetry, Wisdom

Aaron Tank’s new album Spells of Revelation is a vibe of melodic inspiration and wisdom gleaned from decades of seeking, introspection, inspiration, growth, and meaningful connections – with himself, others, and the greater unknown. The first track, ‘Offer Up A Dove’, invites a listener into a mesmerizing, folky, mystical, musical experience threaded wisdom, wonder, and poetic contemplations on being.

The Devil You Know

What the devil? That’s the question asked this week on Stay Human, with stories from friends and neighbors about temptation, confession and how to recognize the devil when he comes knocking on your door. We’re playing with fire this week, great music too, on Stay Human.

NWICDC: Creating Pathways of Opportunity and Wellness Steeped in Ojibwe Culture

The Northwest Indian Community Development Center in Bemidji provides a wide range of stabilizing supports for the region’s native community. Housing and parenting resources, employment counseling and trainings, youth programming, educational assistance, cultural experiences and community events are all part of the holistic approach to wellness steeped in Ojibwe culture.

In this Area Voices, Executive Director Martin Jennings, Family Services Lead Jennifer Greenleaf, and Youth Programming Assistant Sedrick Hindsley discuss the ways NWIDCD creates pathways for native people. They also discuss a community event The Round Dance happening Friday night at the Bemidji Armory from 4-10pm.

The Groaning Board

Happy Thanksgiving, from Stay Human. This week, story and song to celebrate the traditional foods, with some very non-traditional recipes and misadventures. A turkey ain’t nothin’ but a bird, on Stay Human.

Hot Library News on a Cold Day!

Charlotte Helgeson, Director of the Campbell Public Library of East Grand Forks, MN, has the hottest news on activities and reading fun on a cold winter day!

The Untold Story of Candace Cahill’s Memoir Goodbye Again

In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with SCSU alumna and author Candace Cahill about loss, family, and love through the experience of adoption. Cahill’s new memoir Goodbye Again recounts her journey of placing her son up for adoption when she was young and then reuniting with him decades later, only to lose him again suddenly.
Candace Cahill now lives in Alaska but still partners with the St. Cloud State University Department of Social Work.

This program is made possible through support from the MN Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.

EP214 Muddy Waters “Folk Singer”

Muddy Waters went back to his bare roots on this 1964 album “Folk Singer”.

Supported by...

McKnight FoundationPohlad family foundationThe Minneapolis FoundationSaint Paul & Minnesota Foundation