Talkin’ First Annual Thief River Falls Icefest 2020 with Laura Stengrim (1/9/20)

Community Voices by Glen Braget on June 28, 2020

Laura Stengrim from Visit Thief River Falls gives the listeners the lowdown on all of the events that happened January 10-12, 2020 during the first of many Icefests in Thief River Falls, MN.

MN Author’s Book Looks Back on Small Town Sports Rivalries and Her Father’s Coaching Legacy

Community Voices by Glen Braget on June 17, 2020

Pioneer 90.1’s Glen Braget chats with Little Minnesota author Jill Johnson. Jill’s latest book tells the story of two basketball teams and their coach, Jim Musburger (Jill’s father), who coached and taught in Strandquist and Karlstad, two small towns in northwestern Minnesota from 1956 to 1979. A fascinating look back at just how special those small town sports rivalries were and how they are now just a memory in the age of school consolidation.

Teaching online: LHS Art Teacher Andrew Youngblom

Community Voices,Shutdown Stories by markjohnson on April 8, 2020

Andrew Youngblom teaches 9th through 12th grade art at Lincoln High School in Thief River Falls. He discussed the challenges of teaching art through online instruction. (April 7, 2020) 

Community Voices: Koo Koo Kangaroo visits Thief River Falls

Community Voices by markjohnson on November 7, 2019

Aired November 7, 2019: Neil Olstead of Twin Cities children’s music duo Koo Koo Kangaroo, previewed their November 9 performance at Challenger Elementary School.

Community Voices: Doug Allen Nash brings tribute to Johnny Cash, Neil Diamond to Empire Arts Center

Community Voices by markjohnson on October 15, 2019

Aired October 15, 2019: Singer Doug Allen Nash has played shows at Breezy Point Resort in Minnesota. He brought his tribute to two music legends to Empire Arts Center in Grand Forks October 19.

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