Monday, September 14, 2009

Now Hear This! Recent Audo Highlights from KAXE

There is always a lot going on at KAXE, from serious stuff like Bio-fuels at Ainsworth site in Cook to a 2 hour discussion about Chickens within city limits (which is more serious than you might expect). Below you can hear further arguements from Aaron Brown that 'chicken' is one of the funniest words in the English language and Steve Downing with his thoughts on big chicken-farms. It's also been the ricing season in Northern Minnesota and Matt Miltich shares a story about going ricing for...ducks. And we have unreleased recordings of 70's Bemidji rockers Podipto shared by Josh Collins, the son of Podipto founder John Collins. We add new pieces regularly to our Audio Highlights at

Ricing for Ducks with Mathew Miltich
Wherever Mathew Miltich goes, and whatever he's doing, he's always on the lookout for ducks. Here's his story about a recent day of ricing with his buddy, Charlie Schweigert. Matt is a writer and musician from Wabana Township in Itasca County and he shared his thoughts on The Morning Show.

Guido's Feathered Friend Kennel...
Did you know that there are more chickens on Earth than any other bird? Neither did Steve Downing until recently and he shared this audio essay with us for Between You and Me about Chickens.

'Chicken' is a Funny Word
Regular contributor Aaron Brown shares the story of Bruce the Rooster, who lacks social skills...even by poultry standards. We talked about Chickens on Between You and Me. Check out more from Aaron at his blog

Podipto with Josh Collins
Josh Collins, son of Podipto founding member John Collins, joined Doug MacRostie to talk about this 70's Bemidji rock band, and he brought along never before heard recordings of Podipto including live recordings and original demos on Centerstage MN.

Border News Roundup with Marshall Helmberger
News from north-east Minnesota: bio-fuels at the Ainsworth site in Cook & Harvest moon fest in Ely Marshall edits The Timberjay, a weekly newspaper serving northeastern Minnesota.

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