Let's Visit

Series produced by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE

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KAXE/KBXE's monthly journey to a chosen community or region in the listening area.

Each month, Northern Community Radio pokes around a small town or a unique geographical area in our listening region and broadcasts stories and interviews from the specified locale of the month.


37 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: Joanne and John Henningsgaard
John and Joanne Henningsgaard have a soft spot in the hearts for Debs, Minnesota. In this segment you'll learn why.

  • Added: Jun 28, 2019
  • Length: 15:27
Caption: Diane Schwaz
Diane Schwanz ended up in Debs after getting lost. She decided then and there to make it home... that was nearly 40 years ago.

  • Added: Jun 28, 2019
  • Length: 15:42
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Debs, MN is a remote town with a population of 3. Hundreds of people show up for the 4th of July Parade. Locals share tales of the old days in th...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2019
  • Length: 07:38
Caption: Brian and Stacey Skinness
Brian and Stacey Skinness own and operate a special place in Nevis, MN. Terrapin Station is a feast for the senses. Home to Imani, their essentia...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2019
  • Length: 10:07
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"This year has been that dream team. They talk about dream teams of sporting teams and this was a year with a dream team of a robotics team. Abso...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2019
  • Length: 15:52
Caption: Marsha and Gary Wolff
Gary Wolff grew up in Nevis, Minnesota. His family moved to town in 1949, the first year of what is now known as Musky Days – a mid-summer music a...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2019
  • Length: 13:05
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The Virginia Historical Society is the place to go for Virginia history. Tucker Nelson took time to chat and educate us on Virginia history and so...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2019
  • Length: 13:52
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Mary McReynolds is the Executive Director of Lyric Center for the Arts in Virginia. In this segment of Let's Visit, she tells us all about the Lyr...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2019
  • Length: 07:22
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“The only constant is the change… The state of Minnesota just built Minnesota’s tallest highway bridge. This bridge is an amazing thing to walk on...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2019
  • Length: 13:23
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"It was interesting to think about moving back home, because ... when you're from a small town and you go off to college, you always say, 'i'm neve...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2019
  • Length: 12:17
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Bigfork, MN is a remote, naturally beautiful community in northern Minnesota. With the Bigfork River running right through this small town that is...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2019
  • Length: 07:41
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Bigfork, MN is a remote, naturally beautiful community in northern Minnesota. With the Bigfork River running right through this small town that is...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2019
  • Length: 07:29
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“I don’t know that he gained his income from painting. I think he was just kind of recently recognized as having value in his paintings. I’m sure...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2019
  • Length: 12:22
Caption: Sid and Nathan Michael
The Michael family has been around Bagley, Mn for generations. Today Sid is mayor of Bagley and his son Nathan is a rural mail carrier. They disc...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2019
  • Length: 14:09
Caption: Marilyn Hood
Marilyn Hood grew up in Bagley, MN. She went to college, got married and lived in Alexandria, MN for a few years before returning to her hometown....

  • Added: Mar 29, 2019
  • Length: 10:32
Caption: Marty Cobenais
Marty Cobenais and his wife Dawn Loeffler run Farm by the Lake in Bagley, MN.

  • Added: Mar 29, 2019
  • Length: 08:32
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"There's just this connection with the woods and water, but then once I got up here and got to know the people here in Ely, it's really been the pe...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 12:46
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The Ely Winter Festival kicks off this weekend! It began in 1984 and has, over the years, morphed and changed into the nearly 2 week winter extrav...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 09:38
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The Ely Folk School has been up and running since 2015. It's quickly become a community gathering space that feels like it's simply always been th...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 16:14
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This summer will be the 20th anniversay of a two-day Scandinavian cultural experience called the Nisswa Stamman. Paul Wilson and his wife Mary Abe...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2019
  • Length: 12:52