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.


182 Pieces

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We have a special guest today on Stay Human. We’re celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day with Michael Laughing Fox Charette, an internationally known...

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  • Added: Oct 07, 2021
  • Length: 59:45
  • Purchases: 2
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The hummingbirds have all flown south, by now most of them gathered at the Gulf before taking that one long flight to their winter grounds. John L...

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  • Added: Oct 05, 2021
  • Length: 59:09
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We're taking a walk among the tombstones today on Stay Human - words and music for the living. Steve Downing on cemeteries as magical places, and a...

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2021
  • Length: 58:16
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This is an old picture – we’d never risk leaving out a bird feeder (yes, that’s what that UFO-looking thing is), not this summer. Today on Stay H...

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  • Added: Sep 13, 2021
  • Length: 59:12
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Today on Stay Human, we visit with people who open doors to the past – through the archives at the Iron Range Resource Center, across the Cumberlan...

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  • Added: Sep 07, 2021
  • Length: 59:10
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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...

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  • Added: Aug 30, 2021
  • Length: 58:58
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A duck, a cowboy and a massage therapist walk into a bar, on Stay Human. It's our semi-occasional Call-in Joke Show. Join Michael Goldberg, Gail ...

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  • Added: Aug 23, 2021
  • Length: 01:00:18
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Stay Human steps it up today, with stories of standing up and being in the moment - Gail Otteson goes down the basement stairs, Sarah Baker gets on...

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  • Added: Aug 17, 2021
  • Length: 59:28
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We’re handling all kinds of hand tools this week on Stay Human – Aaron Wenger’s collection of stone tools, and then some really, really old tools w...

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  • Added: Aug 09, 2021
  • Length: 58:56
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It’s an awfully thirsty summer – and we’re praying for rain today on Stay Human. Carol Hepokoski tells the story of when the well runs dry, Aaron ...

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  • Added: Aug 02, 2021
  • Length: 59:30
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It’s happy crowds stepping out in public today on Stay Human. There’s no “all clear” signal, but we’re going for it anyway on today’s show – Julie...

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  • Added: Jul 28, 2021
  • Length: 59:15
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Which is more important: Winning, or Playing by the rules? That's the question we're playing around with on today's philosophically minded Stay Hu...

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2021
  • Length: 59:17
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Which is more important: Winning, or Playing by the rules? That's the question we're playing around with on today's philosophically minded Stay Hu...

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  • Added: Jun 21, 2021
  • Length: 58:56
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It's the Special Collectors Edition of Stay Human today -- collectors of pillowcases, of bullets, wind-up toys, scrap lumber, rocks. You name it, ...

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  • Added: Jun 14, 2021
  • Length: 58:29
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June is bustin' out all over, and today on Stay Human, we're listening to the birch bark, reading the signals of fireflies, and getting down on our...

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  • Added: Jun 07, 2021
  • Length: 58:45
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We're playing the name game today on Stay Human, "from Buyck to Baxter" as Scott Hall would say. Place names, patronyms, matronyms, and Dave McDona...

  • Added: May 25, 2021
  • Length: 58:54
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It's the season of Opening, and when my local library re-opened its doors, people gladly starting coming through. Today on Stay Human, library lov...

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  • Added: May 25, 2021
  • Length: 59:01
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Make sure you’re ready for Fishing Opener, including keeping the right attitude toward the northbound traffic. We’re practicing hospitality on Sta...

  • Added: May 10, 2021
  • Length: 59:12
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The wheel is turning. Celebrate May Day with Stay Human. Puppeteers, dancers, muralists, storytellers and dreamers -- artists bringing us the vital...

  • Added: May 03, 2021
  • Length: 59:25
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Tune in for stories from Julie Crabb, Carolyn King, and Dave McDonald with their takes on forgiveness. It’s all about what you owe, and what’s forg...

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  • Added: Apr 26, 2021
  • Length: 59:11
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