Strong Women

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

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A look into the impact of women leaders and women's leadership roles in Minnesota.

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

Stories of the lives of women in northern Minnesota. A look into the impact of women leaders and women's leadership roles in Minnesota.


46 Pieces

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October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Mandie Alto is the Executive Director at Advocates for Family Peace in NE MN and she joined ...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2021
  • Length: 10:51
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This morning for our Strong Women project, we talked with Ethelind B. Kaba - she's the Executive Director at the Ann Bancroft Foundation. She told ...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2021
  • Length: 12:32
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Last week the MN DNR announced they were fining Enbridge Energy 3.3 million dollars for piercing a groundwater aquifer during construction of it's ...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2021
  • Length: 09:58
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We've had a lack of rain and drought conditions this year that have lead to wildfires in northeastern MN and difficult conditions for area farmers....

  • Added: Sep 23, 2021
  • Length: 14:22
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Her latest book is called "1001 Secrets Every Birder Should Know - Tips and Trivia For the Backyard and Beyond". She talked with us today about whe...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2021
  • Length: 18:16
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Mary Casanova's latest book of fiction published by the University of Minnesota Press is her third on Rainy Lake. Set in the year 1922 this time w...

  • Added: Jun 07, 2021
  • Length: 15:38
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Author Anita Diamant and producer Melissa Berton join Heidi Holtan and John Bauer for Strong Women on the Friday Morning Show. Anita Diamant is a...

  • Added: May 25, 2021
  • Length: 25:57
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DNR Commissioner Sarah Strommen joins Heidi and John on the Thursday Morning Show to talk about the importance of fishing to the state of Minnesota...

  • Added: May 13, 2021
  • Length: 08:30
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Tami Charles is a New York Times bestselling author and writer of numerous books for children and young adults. She joins Heidi and John on the Fr...

  • Added: May 05, 2021
  • Length: 17:06
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Lauren Nickish is a retired music educator, an actress and a playwright. She joins Heidi Holtan and John Bauer on the Friday Morning Show to talk ...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2021
  • Length: 10:35
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Strong Women facilitator Laura Connelly joins Heidi Holtan to discuss the recent women’s focus group they held to ask women how they are holding up...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2021
  • Length: 20:48
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We continue to cover the complex story of the Line 3 Pipeline from Enbridge Energy in northern MN. We talk with water protectors, Enbridge employe...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2021
  • Length: 18:53
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Maya Dusenbery is a journalist, editor, and author of the book Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismis...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2021
  • Length: 12:35
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We continued our conversation for Strong Women on KAXE/KBXE with Simone Senogles and Dawn Goodwin. Last time they told us about getting arrested, ...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2021
  • Length: 16:25
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Today we featured local mom, wife, daughter and business owner (Itasca Dog Lodge) Tiffiney Bartz. She has begun something she calls the #joymoveme...

  • Added: Dec 28, 2020
  • Length: 18:40
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This week for our Strong Women series we had the chance to talk with 2 women from Bemidji. Dawn Goodwin is cofounder of RISE coalition; she is a R...

  • Added: Dec 23, 2020
  • Length: 13:00
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In May we celebrated Mother's Day with stories of the impact of grandmothers on our lives for our Strong Women series. Originally a public event, ...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2020
  • Length: 28:47
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National Public Radio's Rachel Martin reported earlier this week how one rural area has more COVID-19 cases per capita than nearly any other place ...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2020
  • Length: 18:37
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Quinn Nystrom is a DFLer from Baxter is who is running for the 8th congressional reprentative seat that is currently held by Representative Pete St...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2020
  • Length: 12:29
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Julie Sandstede, DFL Representative from Hibbing, joined Heidi and John on the Thursday Morning Show to talk about the recent legislative session. ...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2020
  • Length: 18:16