Stay Human

Series produced by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota

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This program consists of guest essays from local writers and essayists, read by the writer.

Programming is supported by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and by the people of Minnesota.

Stay Human is a mix of music, conversation and spoken word to give us all a little encouragement. The program consists of guest essays from local writers and essayists, read by the writer.

Programming is supported by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and by the people of Minnesota.


210 Pieces

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Tune in to Stay Human this Sunday, for a celebration of the waters: Niji Walk with Sharon Day, water ceremonies, mountain springs, and an adventure...

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  • Added: May 16, 2022
  • Length: 59:49
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on Stay Human, we’re breaking out the good stuff: stories about the things that we just can’t let go of, things found and lost and found ...

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  • Added: May 09, 2022
  • Length: 59:55
  • Purchases: 1
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For International Workers Day, Stay Human hosts a May Day celebration, featuring Dennis Montgomery, Jack Nachbar on his favorite pro-labor movies,...

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  • Added: May 02, 2022
  • Length: 01:00:00
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How do we know what’s safe for us? Today on Stay Human, the psychology of risk. Matthew Miltich educates his psychologist, Michael Goldberg confe...

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  • Added: Apr 27, 2022
  • Length: 59:43
  • Purchases: 1
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What’s the right word? Tune in today to Stay Human, for the words you’ll never hear on the radio, and a chance to win fabulous prizes – OK, a reall...

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  • Added: Apr 18, 2022
  • Length: 59:54
  • Purchases: 1
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We’re playing in the mud today on Stay Human – mud pies, mud slides and muddy back roads with Terry O’Brien, Maggie Montgomery, Susan Hawkinson, Dy...

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  • Added: Apr 12, 2022
  • Length: 01:00:03
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Today on Stay Human, “Keep Breathing.” Poetry from Susan Hawkinson, Anne Marie Erickson on her beloved’s last breath, the origin of the flute from...

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  • Added: Apr 04, 2022
  • Length: 59:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Working Dogs today on Stay Human. A visit with racer Matt Hall from the recently run Iditarod, Scott Stowell tries to turn his Husky into a housed...

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  • Added: Mar 29, 2022
  • Length: 59:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Today on Stay Human, misadventures and good intentions gone awry, from Scott Stowell, Sue Searing, Matthew Miltich and others. Things don’t always...

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2022
  • Length: 59:22
  • Purchases: 2
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Today on Stay Human, the tale of How Mr. Pumpkinhead Got His Name, with Don Vidal, Pat Downing and KC Johnson. Carol Hepokoski visits the Old Coun...

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  • Added: Mar 07, 2022
  • Length: 59:36
  • Purchases: 1
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Come island hopping with us on Stay Human. We get a postcard from the Northern Community Radio trip to Isla Mujeres, Annie Humphrey goes to Madele...

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  • Added: Feb 28, 2022
  • Length: 59:42
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It's the President's Day Special today on Stay Human. Historian Mark Sage tells about his encounter with General George Washington, and The People...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2022
  • Length: 59:34
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We’re looking through the ice tonight on Stay Human, to the hidden worlds on the other side. Anne Marie Erickson visits the frozen lake, Aaron We...

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  • Added: Feb 14, 2022
  • Length: 59:39
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Today on Stay Human, Aaron Wenger watches ravens falling, in love. Stories and poetry of bearing witness and paying close attention. Carol Hepok...

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  • Added: Feb 09, 2022
  • Length: 59:47
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Where were you when the big one hit? when the shots were fired? when the towers came down? Sunday on Stay Human, Suzi McClear is evacuated from Ca...

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  • Added: Jan 24, 2022
  • Length: 59:06
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What do you want to be, when you grow up? It’ s Career Day today on Stay Human – Terry O’Brien starts a new old career, Scott Stowell plans for th...

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  • Added: Jan 18, 2022
  • Length: 59:07
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We’re switchin’ in the kitchen today on Stay Human, and the tap room is open too. Some spectacular desserts from the Chop Challenge at Northern Li...

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  • Added: Jan 10, 2022
  • Length: 59:20
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It’s the Great Spirit Moon starting with tonight’s new moon, and Stay Human features poetry, music and celestial observations – guidance for findin...

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  • Added: Jan 03, 2022
  • Length: 59:58
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Stay Human is five years old this week, and to celebrate we’re throwing a surprise party for the program’s production staff – hardly the hardest wo...

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  • Added: Dec 28, 2021
  • Length: 59:40
  • Purchases: 1
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We’re lighting the Winter Solstice candles today on Stay Human, getting ready for the midnight of the year. Cozy up for a new children’s story by ...

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  • Added: Dec 21, 2021
  • Length: 59:15
  • Purchases: 1