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.


294 Pieces

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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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It's the 92nd Academy Awards next week-end, televised live from multiple locations. It won't be quite like the previous 91 times -- more red carpe...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2021
  • Length: 59:12
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The new moon is rising: the eyelid of God is upon us. If the clouds clear at all, Mars will be shining in the western sky, and if you stay up for ...

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  • Added: Apr 12, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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Stories of Dream Come True today on Stay Human. Matthew Miltich gets the keys to the Galaxy. Christine Jenkins finally gets straight hair, Sarah B...

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  • Added: Apr 05, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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We're talking baseball today on Stay Human - with the legend of Charles Victory Faust, discovering a great pitcher, why everything you remember i...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2021
  • Length: 58:16
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Celebrating the Spring Equinox on today's show, from frozen February flashbacks to early planting, even harvesting from the indoor vegetable bed, w...

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2021
  • Length: 59:20
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Arts bringing us together today on Stay Human, featuring Sam Miltich remembering Peter Ostroushko in words and music; Pedro Oviedo and Magdalena Sa...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2021
  • Length: 59:37
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On Stay Human Michael Goldberg recommends that we just go ahead and Legalize It. Steve Downing lays it on the line, Jack Nachbar gets loaded at the...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2021
  • Length: 59:04
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We're rolling through the generations today on Stay Human - scroll down to find your birth year. Boomers, zoomers, and millennials having IPad bab...

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  • Added: Mar 01, 2021
  • Length: 59:21
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