Community Voices

Series produced by KSRQ

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Interviews with northwest Minnesota non-profits and artists, highlighting the work they do in our communities.

Interviews with northwest Minnesota non-profits and artists, highlighting the work they do in our communities.


200 Pieces

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Nathan and Tori Younggren of Hallock, Minnesota share their story of how they met and fell in love while competing on the Swedish Reality TV Show A...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2018
  • Length: 23:51
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Mara Hanel, Executive Director of the NWMAC, talks about the history and background of the NWMAC, upcoming grant application deadlines and an expla...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2018
  • Length: 11:14
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Guest: Stephanie Olson, Showcase Specialist with the NWMAC. Topic: Stephanie shares details of her role with the NWMAC. She's also an artist ...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2018
  • Length: 07:34
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Guest: Regional artist Trey Everett of Crookston, MN Topic: “We Are Water” workshops will be held in a variety of locations throughout our region ...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2018
  • Length: 08:14
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Guest: Barb Geer, Publisher of the “Middle River (MN) Honker” newspaper and director of the Middle River Community Theater production of “How t...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2018
  • Length: 09:12
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Guests: Teacher Debbie Aune of Greenbush-Middle River school in Greenbush, MN and a senior student from her art class, Issie Brockhouse. Topic: ...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2018
  • Length: 07:51
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Jess Bengtson of Crookston, MN, is a spokesperson for the “Queen City Arts Festival” in Crookston. Bengtson discusses the events origin, its purpo...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2018
  • Length: 10:51
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Chris Kirchner of Warren, Minnesota is an art teacher in the Warren Public Schools. He's a sculpture artist and teacher at Art Camp in Warren. Ch...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2018
  • Length: 09:26
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Artist-Print maker Jill Levene has an exhibit at the NWMAC Riverwalk Gallery in downtown East Grand Forks, MN. She is a featured artist in the NWM...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2018
  • Length: 06:53
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Darcey Engen, co-founder of the Minneapolis-based “Sod House Theater” discusses the history of the Sod House Theater and its upcoming performances ...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2018
  • Length: 11:18
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Guest: Musician and business owner Joe Kezar of Thief River Falls, MN Topic: Part two of a two-part series interviewing Joe, as he talks about h...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2018
  • Length: 09:42
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In the first of a two-part series interview, musician and business owner Joe Kezar of Thief River Falls, MN, Joe talks about his youth, love of mus...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2018
  • Length: 09:50
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Judy Szklarski is a long-time artist of Argyle, Minnesota. Judy’s art exhibit is now open at the NW Minnesota Arts Council Gallery in East Grand Fo...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2018
  • Length: 05:10
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Pam Gunnerson of Ada, Minnesota is coordinating “Barn Quilt” workshops and a quilt “trail” throughout Norman County. Recently completed quilts wil...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2018
  • Length: 11:16
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Kim Hruba of Warroad, MN discusses her writing skills and an upcoming artist retreat at Lake of the Woods.

  • Added: Jun 05, 2018
  • Length: 11:16
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Regional artist Rock Bakken of Hallock, MN discusses his recent first-place award from the NWMAC, his decades of work with painting and sketching a...

  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 06:29
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Mara Hanel, Executive Director of the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council discusses the newest edition of the NWMAC booklet of artists. Mara also tal...

  • Added: May 22, 2018
  • Length: 07:00
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Guest: Jim Kent of Crookston, MN Jim won the NWMAC 2018 “Northwest Star” award. He is an established musician, long-time teacher of music in t...

  • Added: May 16, 2018
  • Length: 10:23
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Regional artist and art teacher Betsy Saurdiff of Grygla, MN discusses her 30-plus decades of teaching and her recent award from the NWMAC as “Art ...

  • Added: May 01, 2018
  • Length: 09:44
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NWMAC Executive Director Mara Hanel shares information concerning the annual NWMAC Art Exhibit in Thief River Falls, MN - the Arts Expo on Saturday...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2018
  • Length: 08:46