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KFAI

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Description

KFAI is a volunteer-based community radio station that broadcasts information, arts and entertainment programming. By providing a voice for people ignored or misrepresented by mainstream media, KFAI increases understanding between peoples and communities, and fosters the values of democracy and social justice within its listening area. KFAI is a non-commercial FM radio station operating on 90.3 FM in the Minneapolis area and 106.7 FM in the St Paul area. KFAI is governed by a volunteer community board of directors, managed by a small paid full time and part time staff, and operated by a dedicated volunteer staff of over 300.

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This week on Minnesota Native News we hear about the debate at the Minnesota state capitol over enforcing limits on mining sulfate emissions to pro...

Bought by KVSC, KUMD, WTIP, and Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Mar 04, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Today the iconic Stone Arch Bridge provides access to pedestrians and cyclists crossing the Mississippi River at St. Anthony Falls. But in 1883 it ...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 04:42
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James J. Hill is known as the “Empire Builder.” His vision for a Great Northern Railway in the 19th century helped put Minnesota on the map. Produc...

Bought by KSRQ and Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 04:17
  • Purchases: 2
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Choral music often consists of centuries-old compositions. But one local group—the Singers Minnesota Choral Artists—has premiered more 70 new compo...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 06:03
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The Minnesota Hooved Animal Rescue Foundation may have one of the most unique benefactors around. KFAI producer Susan Budig introduces us to Roswel...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
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“Minnesota 13” is the name of a corn seed developed at the University of Minnesota to suit the shorter growing season in the upper Midwest. But dur...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 04:48
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Many of the historic Art Deco movie theaters you see throughout Minnesota can be attributed to one man, Jack Liebenberg. KFAI's Ryan Dawes speaks w...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 04:33
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Every once in a while, producer Nancy Rosenbaum goes out and sings together with strangers. The point isn’t to rehearse or perform or even to sing ...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:11
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Chef Sean Sherman is also known as the Sioux Chef. In September 2014 he opened a business of the same name, catering and educating people on “pre-r...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 10:16
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Every day the Hiawatha Blue Line light rail trains transport Minnesotans from Minneapolis to Bloomington for work, shopping, travel, and home again...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
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During the last 150 years, most of Minnesota’s native prairies have been destroyed—converted into farmland for crops like corn and soybeans. But a ...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE


  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:55
  • Purchases: 1
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The Spanish Colonial-Revival building at 55th Street and Stevens Avenue in south Minneapolis was originally home to the Mayflower Church. In 2005 t...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:30
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In 2011, two rap groups in northern Minnesota decided to join forces: 100 Souls from Red Lake, and NPC3 from Bemidji. Together they’re known as Rez...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:36
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Financing a business plan or personal project usually means taking out a bank loan, but for many immigrants, there's another alternative. KFAI's Al...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 04:39
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According to Native American creation stories, the Ojibwe were guided to Minnesota by visions to migrate west until they came to a place where food...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 04:58
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At Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport, travelers are finding more than just moving sidewalks, shops and restaurants. KFAI's Allison Herrera...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 05:13
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Michael Yonkers is an enigmatic musician who's been crafting songs and innovating sound since he was a teenager. KFAI producer Cyn Collins talks to...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 05, 2015
  • Length: 08:09
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The outdoor observation deck on the Foshay Tower in Minneapolis, MN., Credit: Noel Clark
The skyline of the Twin Cities in the 1920’s and 30’s was an ever-changing sight. Buildings like the Foshay Tower, the Ramsey County Courthouse and...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 28, 2015
  • Length: 28:06
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dred Scott, Credit: Missouri Historical Society
Historic Fort Snelling played a pivotal role in some of the biggest moments in American history–including a famous battle over the institution of s...

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Jan 28, 2015
  • Length: 04:44
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Charles Horace Mayo operating at the Mayo Clinic, 1913 , Credit: Courtesy The Minnesota Historical Society
The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, is one of the state's most iconic entities, renowned worldwide for its top-quality healthcare. KFAI produc...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 28, 2015
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 1