Close to Home

Series produced by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE

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A focus on regional events, sites, and places and how they relate to the community.

A focus on regional events, sites, and places. Each show focuses on an event or historical site and contains an interview with people connected to it.

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


61 Pieces

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Grant Frashier visits with Sylvie Skoog and Daniel Henry of the Pavek Museum of Broadcasting in St. Louis Park on this edition of Close to Home.

  • Added: Apr 06, 2018
  • Length: 09:31
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Close to Home host Grant Frashier visits with Brian Horrigan, Exhibits Curator at the Minnesota History Center about their 1968 exhibit that takes ...

  • Added: Apr 02, 2018
  • Length: 06:25
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Close to Home producer Grant Frashier travels to Austin, Minnesota to visit the Spam Museum.

  • Added: Mar 22, 2018
  • Length: 05:23
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Close to Home visited the Ely Winter Festival to talk with some of the snow carvers on a frigid day.

  • Added: Feb 09, 2018
  • Length: 05:02
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Host Grant Frashier talks with Andrew Hangemon from the Iron Range Makerspace, Hibbings community workshop.

  • Added: Feb 02, 2018
  • Length: 06:25
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Host Grant Frashier visits with Susan Estee, Executive Director of Second Harvest North Central Food Bank in Grand Rapids about hunger in Northern ...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2018
  • Length: 07:46
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Grant Frashier attends the Lefse Fest in Fosston on a quest to find the best Lefse for his holiday meals.

  • Added: Nov 27, 2017
  • Length: 06:02
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Grant Frashier visits the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center in Superior Wisconsin. Grant talks with Executive Director Hayes Scriven to l...

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  • Added: Nov 13, 2017
  • Length: 06:11
  • Purchases: 1
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Grant Frashier visits the Pumpkin Patch at Cowhorn Crossing Farm near Grand Rapids for a day of fun.

  • Added: Nov 07, 2017
  • Length: 05:27
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Grant Frashier travels to the Edge Center for the Arts in Big Fork to see the exhibit "First They Cut Your Hair: Remembering Indian Boarding Schools".

  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 05:12
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Grant Frashier visits the Hinckley Fire Museum and talks with Carl Jardin about the Great Hinckley Fire of September 1, 1894.

  • Added: Sep 15, 2017
  • Length: 05:42
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Grant Frashier visits Rock Island Ranch north of Grand Rapids and talks with participants in the barrel racing series held there every other Thursd...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2017
  • Length: 06:42
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Grant Frashier visits the Greyhound Bus Museum in Hibbing, Minnesota.

  • Added: Aug 01, 2017
  • Length: 04:45
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Grant Frashier visits Mr. Ed's Farm near Hibbing for "Supper on the Farm" an event that connects people with local farmers for an evening of food, ...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2017
  • Length: 07:15
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Grant Frashier visits Fozzie's Smokin' Bar-B-Q in Bemidji,and talks to owners Jason and Beth Schmidt about their new restaurant and what makes good...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2017
  • Length: 06:04
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Grant Frashier travels to Tower, MN to visit the new site for the Lake Vermilion Cultural Center.

  • Added: Jun 21, 2017
  • Length: 04:26
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Grant Frashier visits the Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park and takes the tour traveling 1/2 mile underground.

  • Added: Jun 12, 2017
  • Length: 07:39
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Grant Frashier travels to Effie, MN to visit with Kathy Powell, owner of the Effie Cafe.

  • Added: May 17, 2017
  • Length: 06:30
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Grant Frashier visits the Natural Harvest Food Co-op in Virginia, MN at their new location on Silver Lake and visits with store manager Briana Sterle.

  • Added: May 16, 2017
  • Length: 07:03
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Grant Frashier travels to his former home, Theodore Roosevelt National Park in the badlands of North Dakota. He visits with Park Ranger Amy McCann...

  • Added: Apr 14, 2017
  • Length: 06:00