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Coping with COVID-19 trauma on Chatabout today!

For today’s show, I’ll be visiting with Sanford Behavioral Health’s Ashley Martin, where we will discuss coping with COVID-19 trauma, as we continue our series with Sanford Health professionals. If you need additional services, Sanford Behavioral Health’s number is 333-2035, and the Mobile Crisis Unit can be reached 24/7 at 1-800-422-0045. On tomorrow’s show, we will visit with a couple …

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Blair Nelson returns to Chatabout to discuss legalization of marijuana

On today’s show, we’ll play the second part of my conversation with local criminal defense attorney Blair Nelson, and explore some of the state’s and nation’s current marijuana laws as well as the current push to legalize recreational marijuana in the state. On tomorrow’s show, I’ll visit with interim Joint Planning Director Jamin Carlson ahead of the meeting of the …

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Blair Nelson joins us on Chatabout!

On today’s show, I’ll be visiting with criminal defense attorney Blair Nelson on the various moving parts and aspects of the trial of Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis Police Officer charged in the death of George Floyd. Blair will come back to join me on tomorrow’s show, as I once again am curious about his perspectives on the current push …

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First video Chatabout for Bemidji Jaycees BRRRmidji Plunge!

The deadline to submit donations for the 17th Annual BRRRmidji Plunge is coming up on Jan. 31, so Larissa, being the gracious competitor she is, invited her opponents on today’s first-ever YouTubed Chatabout program! Plunge chair Eva Fisher provided some details for the event, and the opponents were able to talk about the good their nonprofit of choice does in …

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Help Larissa take the Plunge!

Featured photo: Larissa Donovan is the first in the water on Feb. 10, 2018. The anticipation. The shocking cold. The FIERCE competition! This year’s Bemidji Jaycees BRRRmidji Plunge will be like no other! Due to COVID-19, only one “celebrity” will take the Plunge this year, and your News Director is one of the four contestants. I am hardy enough to …

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Candidate Dan Jourdain on Chatabout

On today’s show, I’ll visit with Dan Jourdain, a candidate in the February 9th special election to fill the Bemidji City Councillor at-large seat. We won’t have any more Chatabout shows until January 4th, where we’ll visit with someone from the Bemidji City Council ahead of their first meeting of the new year.

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Tuesday double-header on Chatabout!

On today’s show, we’ll visit with Boys and Girls Club Director Andrea Kent, then we’ll have a quick visit with LaValley Industry’s Jorge Prince to talk about the IDEA Competition. On tomorrow’s show, the last Chatabout of 2020! We’ll visit with candidate Dan Jourdain ahead of the February special election for Bemidji City Councillor At-Large.

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School Board Monday on Chatabout!

On today’s show, I’ll visit with Superintendent Tim Lutz and School Board Member Carol L. Johnson as we preview the meeting for the Bemidji School Board! On tomorrow’s show, a double-header! First, I’ll visit with the Executive Director for the Boys and Girls Club of Bemidji Area Andrea Kent. Then, I’ll chat with LaValley Industry’s Jorge Prince on the IDEA …

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