Let's Visit

Series produced by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE

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Image by: Katie Carter 

KAXE/KBXE's monthly journey to a chosen community or region in the listening area.

Each month, Northern Community Radio pokes around a small town or a unique geographical area in our listening region and broadcasts stories and interviews from the specified locale of the month.


66 Pieces

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Joni Kumpala has lived on Baby Lake outside Hackensack for 57 years. In this segment she discusses the many organizations she and her husback have...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2020
  • Length: 14:30
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Kiki Carter Webb is part of Dancing Light, a music group made up of herself, her husband Greg, and their son Sebastian. She's hosted the annual Pe...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2020
  • Length: 17:03
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Hackensack, MN has a population of just over 300 people - it's a small town with a big personality. Learn all about it in the following segments! ...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2020
  • Length: 14:17
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I mean, that's the goal...You want the next generation to improve and do better. So for the future, I see more Ojibwe language being spoken, I see ...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2020
  • Length: 24:16
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Before Covid-19 changed our lives, we visited Red Lake and learned about initiatives connecting youth with their culture and langage. The Red La...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2020
  • Length: 24:34
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Anna Carlson's great-grandparents homesteaded on Lake Beltrami in Turtle River. Now four generations of her family call the area home and she and ...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2020
  • Length: 13:53
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Ruth Baker and Jeremiah Liend grew up in Bemidji. After college, they lived in St. Paul but after having kids of their own, they longed to be clos...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2020
  • Length: 09:28
Caption: microgreens growing kit from Backwood Basics
Mark and Peggy Schultz chose to make their permanent home in Turtle River after Mark attended college in Bemidji and both served in the Peace Corps...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2020
  • Length: 48:09
Caption: LeRoy Souder & Katie Carter, Credit: Katie Carter
LeRoy Souder grew up in Turtle River back when a train would take folks into Bemidji each morning and drop them back in the evening. In this segme...

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  • Added: Feb 10, 2020
  • Length: 09:21
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I think we're absolutely seeing, as a society, that we need to spend a lot less time with screens and the challenge is that they're becoming more p...

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  • Added: Jan 21, 2020
  • Length: 08:51
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My father is a masonry contractor and so I grew up building chimneys. I grew up working on chimneys and so I came at it from the masonry side of re...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2020
  • Length: 12:13
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Pine River is a quaint community with a population of just under 1000 people. It's a rural town with a progressive spirit. Hunt Utilities Group is ...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2020
  • Length: 17:41
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Julie Crabb moved to the tiny town of Meadowlands from California. It was a move that changed her life for the better. Hear all about it in this ...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2020
  • Length: 10:48
Caption: Katie Carter & Helen Abramson
Helen Abramson grew up in the Meadowlands area. She has fond memories of celebrations at the Bohemian National Hall and is a treasure trove of loc...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2020
  • Length: 14:32
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The Sax Zim Bog attracts birders from across the glove. Learn more about it in this segment of Let's Visit!

  • Added: Jan 03, 2020
  • Length: 25:04
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Joanne Pels spent most of her life in the Walker area. In this segment discover how her life experiences led her to becoming the first female Cass...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2020
  • Length: 19:12
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Rosie Gray joined the Leech Lake Art League shortly after retiring in the Walker, Mn area. It changed her life. Learn about the art league and th...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2020
  • Length: 18:25
Caption: Erin Haefele
Erin Haefele has a lifetime of fond summer memories in Walker, MN. She wanted to raise her family there, so she moved north from the twin cities....

  • Added: Jan 03, 2020
  • Length: 15:27
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Rose Heim moved to the Kelliher area to teach k-12 art at Kelliher School in the 1970s. She retired from her teaching career in 2008, but hasn't ...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2019
  • Length: 13:23
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Kelliher School serves nearly 300 students in kindergarten thru twelfth grade. It’s a small school with a huge personality. In this segment of Le...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2019
  • Length: 15:07