Close to Home

Series produced by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE

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A focus on regional events, sites, and places and how they relate to the community.

A focus on regional events, sites, and places. Each show focuses on an event or historical site and contains an interview with people connected to it.

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


76 Pieces

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Grant Frashier visits the Minnesota Street Rod Association Fall Camp in Grand Rapids.

  • Added: Sep 17, 2018
  • Length: 07:33
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Civil War reenactments, drive in movies, impressive windmills and nutcracker collections were just a few of the unexpected and unplanned joys that ...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2018
  • Length: 06:39
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Pipestone National Monument is one of Minnesota's most important cultural treasures. Close to Home visited the site and talked with Park Ranger Ka...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2018
  • Length: 07:34
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Host Grant Frashier talks with Meggan Denny-Shepard from Brainerd about belly dancing in Minnesota.

  • Added: Aug 20, 2018
  • Length: 12:00
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Grant Frashier visits Camp Rabideau in the Chippewa National Forest. It is the best preserved Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp in existance...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2018
  • Length: 05:15
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Grant Frashier talks with Braden Heft, President of the Board of Directors of the Jaques Art Center in Aitken.

  • Added: Jul 09, 2018
  • Length: 06:13
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The Underground Optimist promotes entrepeneurs, the arts and creating community in Ely, MN. Host Grant Frashier talks with Kara Polyner about who ...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2018
  • Length: 09:01
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Grant Frashier talks with Jess Edberg, Executive Director of the Dorothy Molter Museum in Ely.

  • Added: Jun 26, 2018
  • Length: 10:48
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Grant Frashier visits the Runestone Museum in Alexandria and talks with Director Amanda Seim.

  • Added: Jun 14, 2018
  • Length: 07:32
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Grant Fashier shares his visit to National Sauna Day in Embarrass, MN.

  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 08:41
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Grant Frashier attended the the Youth Water Summit in Grand Rapids together with 450 area 5th graders and 100 volunteers for a day of fun and educa...

  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 05:50
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Grant Frashier talks to Gail Blackmer, 4th generation owner of Deer Lake Charlies, a tavern in the wilderness of northern Minnesota.

  • Added: May 25, 2018
  • Length: 10:26
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Grant Frashier talks with Ashley Runge of Get Fit Itasca about the bike share program in Grand Rapids.

  • Added: May 17, 2018
  • Length: 05:35
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Grant Frashier visits with Allyse Freeman, Curator of the Minnesota Discovery Center in Chisholm to learn about their new exhibit - Underground, Hi...

  • Added: May 04, 2018
  • Length: 07:02
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Grant Frashier visits "We Are Water" the Minnesota traveling exhibit currently on display at the Hjemkomst Museum in Moorhead.

  • Added: Apr 23, 2018
  • Length: 06:53
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Grant Frashier visits with Sylvie Skoog and Daniel Henry of the Pavek Museum of Broadcasting in St. Louis Park on this edition of Close to Home.

  • Added: Apr 06, 2018
  • Length: 09:31
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Close to Home host Grant Frashier visits with Brian Horrigan, Exhibits Curator at the Minnesota History Center about their 1968 exhibit that takes ...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2018
  • Length: 06:25
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Close to Home producer Grant Frashier travels to Austin, Minnesota to visit the Spam Museum.

  • Added: Mar 22, 2018
  • Length: 05:23
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Close to Home visited the Ely Winter Festival to talk with some of the snow carvers on a frigid day.

  • Added: Feb 09, 2018
  • Length: 05:02
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Host Grant Frashier talks with Andrew Hangemon from the Iron Range Makerspace, Hibbings community workshop.

  • Added: Feb 02, 2018
  • Length: 06:25