Strong Women

Series produced by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE

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A look into the impact of women leaders and women's leadership roles in Minnesota.

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

Stories of the lives of women in northern Minnesota. A look into the impact of women leaders and women's leadership roles in Minnesota.


22 Pieces

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Today we featured 3 Strong Women on KAXE/KBXE - Teresa Kittridge from 100 Rural Women and Erica Bjelland and Rachel Juritsch from RREAL. They tol...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2019
  • Length: 15:21
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What are our cultural assumptions about women’s relationship with power, influence and authority and how does this show up in the way we talk? ...

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  • Added: Oct 29, 2019
  • Length: 21:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Kayla Aubid is educator and arts administrator concentrating on contemporary Indigenous art, culture, and community agency. She is a Blandin Found...

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  • Added: Oct 17, 2019
  • Length: 13:48
  • Purchases: 1
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On this segment of Strong Women Heidi Holtan and John Bauer talk to Ashley Hanson and Joy Dolo from Sod House Theater.

  • Added: Aug 16, 2019
  • Length: 17:01
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We looked back at a Focus Group we held on June 10th of 2019 at the KAXE Studios in Grand Rapids. About 13 women were in attendance including host...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2019
  • Length: 25:21
  • Purchases: 1
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We talked with MN Speaker of the House Melissa Hortman - Brooklyn Park (DFL) about what she thinks got accomplished this session - and what is LEF...

  • Added: Jun 24, 2019
  • Length: 14:35
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We've been holding Strong Women focus groups at KAXE/KBXE in the last year, talking with women in rural northern MN about their lives and experienc...

  • Added: May 20, 2019
  • Length: 19:18
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In this segment we welcomed back MN author Lorna Landvik to talk about her new novel just out from the University of MN Press "Chronicles of a Radi...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 17:36
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Heidi Holtan visits with the staff of WeARE Clinic, Advocates for Reproductive Education, in Brainerd, MN.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2019
  • Length: 14:32
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Joey Halvorson join Heidi Holtan and John Bauer to talk about a new exhibit and project honoring 20 women who graduated from Brainerd Public Schools.

  • Added: Mar 08, 2019
  • Length: 13:38
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Heidi Holtan and John Bauer talk to Bemidji Mayor Rita Albrecht about her past accomplishments and future goals as city mayor.

  • Added: Feb 07, 2019
  • Length: 14:33
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Another segment in our Strong Women series is MN's Lieutenant Governor-elect Peggy Flanagan. She made not only Minnesota history, she is becoming ...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2018
  • Length: 16:36
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We continue our Strong Women series with a family of women who are making their mark in business, in culture and in fashion. Laura Connelly and He...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2018
  • Length: 25:06
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Heidi Holtan talks with MN Supreme Court Justice Margaret Chutich about her position and the upcoming election.

  • Added: Sep 17, 2018
  • Length: 14:12
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Heidi Holtan talks with Shannon Fitch a licensed independent daycare provider. She gives an up close and personal view on what it means to run her...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2018
  • Length: 20:29
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Heidi Holtan talks with Representative Sandy Layman. In this interview we learn about the thread that ties Sandy's work in public service and in co...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2018
  • Length: 14:20
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John Bauer talks to Kathleen Blake about losing two children to cancer.

  • Added: Jun 27, 2018
  • Length: 21:26
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Heidi Holtan talks with Grand Rapids Council member Tasha Connelly. She tells us what led her to run for office and a couple of important issues fa...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2018
  • Length: 14:10
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We continue our Strong Women series with an analysis of a focus group held at KAXE in Grand Rapids. Laura Connelly lead the conversation - she's a...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2018
  • Length: 19:08
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Laura Packer uses storytelling to cultivate awareness and build community. She conducts writing and performance workshops dedicated to sharing #me...

  • Added: May 25, 2018
  • Length: 17:24