Paddle Minnesota

Series produced by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE

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Host Jim Gallagher covers canoe culture, people, adventurers, and crafters in Minnesota.

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

Host Jim Gallagher covers canoe culture, people, adventurers, and crafters in Minnesota.


40 Pieces

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Paddle Minnesota producer Jim Gallagher talks with Pete Moberg about netting tullibees under the ice and Pete’s 45 years of experience gathering th...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2018
  • Length: 10:02
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On this segment of Paddle Minnesota, Jim Gallagher talks with Minnesota author Rob Kesselring. Rob’s latest book is a biography of his friend and ...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2018
  • Length: 10:20
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Producer Jim Gallagher talks with author Martha Greene Phillips. Martha compiled her father’s journals and old black and white photos from over 10...

Bought by WORT and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Oct 03, 2018
  • Length: 12:56
  • Purchases: 2
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Jim Gallagher talks with educator and actor Cate Belleveau of Puposky, MN. Cate is nearing the end of a four year long quest to kayak all of the l...

Bought by WORT


  • Added: Sep 04, 2018
  • Length: 10:17
  • Purchases: 1
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On Paddle Minnesota, producer Jim Gallagher talks with Alex Comb of Stewart River Boat Works about a big weekend of canoe related events in Ely, MN.

  • Added: Aug 21, 2018
  • Length: 04:31
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On this segment of Paddle Minnesota, producer Jim Gallagher is at Rail River Folk School in Bemidji. Jim talks with instructor Nate Johnson and hi...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2018
  • Length: 10:33
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Producer Jim Gallagher talks with Alaska singer/songwriter Susan Grace about her story of overcoming odds, renewing herself through travel, and exp...

Bought by KVSC


  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 09:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Producer Jim Gallagher talks with Alanna Dore and Steffi O’Brien – the directors of the Listening Point Foundation in Ely, MN.

  • Added: Apr 04, 2018
  • Length: 11:52
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Producer Jim Gallagher talks with Nate Johnson of Dora Lake, MN about his philosophy, lifestyle, and experiences building birch bark canoes.

  • Added: Feb 26, 2018
  • Length: 08:17
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Producer Jim Gallagher looks back on a season of canoe travel and shares a story of a close call in the Alaskan wild.

Bought by KSKA


  • Added: Dec 19, 2017
  • Length: 04:09
  • Purchases: 1
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Producer Jim Gallagher shares tales of close calls in the wild from guide & artist Barbara Allen and singer/songwriter Susan Grace.

  • Added: Dec 19, 2017
  • Length: 05:57
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Producer Jim Gallagher talks with Alex Comb of Stewart River Boatworks about his nearly 4 decades of building and repairing boats and canoes near t...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 06:05
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Producer Jim Gallagher talks with Amy and Dave Freeman about their new book “A Year in the Wilderness – Bearing Witness in the Boundary Waters”. ...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 10:02
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Producer Jim Gallagher talks with master woodworker John Beltman about the Susan Skiff boat building courses he’ll be teaching coming up in late Se...

  • Added: Aug 17, 2017
  • Length: 08:15
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On Paddle Minnesota, producer Jim Gallagher reflects on the role water plays in connecting him to the remote places he visits and to where he lives.

  • Added: Aug 10, 2017
  • Length: 06:39
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Jim Gallagher talks with Minnesota author, musician,and canoe guide Doug Wood about his new book "Deep Woods, Wild Waters: A Memoir".

  • Added: Jun 20, 2017
  • Length: 11:43
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Jim Gallagher talks with Jay Gustafson about his dream to improve Minnesota's lakes and rivers and to paddle all 4,500 miles of Minnesota's water t...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2017
  • Length: 11:17
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Jim Gallagher talks with Viet Nam veteran and author Jim Crigler about his mission to paddle the length of the Mississippi River to honor Gold Star...

  • Added: May 03, 2017
  • Length: 12:02
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Jim Gallagher talks with master woodworker John Beltman about his paddle carving class coming up at the Forest History Center and making paddles wi...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: 08:46
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Jim Gallagher talks with four people that paddle vintage wood canoes - keeping afloat families, friendships, and a way of travel.

Bought by KSKA


  • Added: Mar 24, 2017
  • Length: 11:47
  • Purchases: 1