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The Great Joel Hoover: Pandemic Play-by-Play

If you guys haven’t seen this, be sure to check out these videos by KBUN’s play-by-play guy, Joel Hoover. While the COVID-19 situation has hampered the high school sports he was hired to cover, he sure has found a way to keep busy. Live from the Car Wash! pic.twitter.com/Z7kOkypPNl — Joel Hoover (@JoelHoover) March 26, 2020 “Live” from the roundabout! …

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Rob “The Rez Reporter” Fairbanks on Chat About today!

We have the great privilege of having a comedian on Chat About today! His name is Rob Fairbanks, but many may know him as “The Rez Reporter.” He is from the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe and his YouTube videos have reached a worldwide audience. Listen here for the full interview, or tune in at 12:15 p.m. today on KB101, …

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We’re gaining speed, as far as daylight is concerned

Yes. I know I was supposed to do this Tuesday. As a mom of a little baby, I’m constantly unaware of what the day actually is, so thank you for bearing with me. For today’s daylight report, I’m pleased to announce that sunrise was at 7:40 a.m. and sunset will be at 5:26 p.m., giving us a grand total of …

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Baby sea lion saved!

A sea lion pup was saved a few days ago by some Good Samaritans and California Highway Patrol troopers! According to a story from a local ABC outlet, the officers responded to a report that a sea lion pup was trying to slowly move across lanes of traffic. With the help of a blanket and a snare, they were able …

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Happy National Football Hangover Day!

Good morning and happy Monday! I hope the sportsball team you were cheering for made all the baskets… or home in runs… or whatever it is. On Chat About today, Ward 4 Council Member Emilie Rivera will be our guest to preview tonight’s City Council Meeting! That’s on Chat About, at about 12:15 p.m. An interesting topic up for discussion …

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Daylight Report, Chat About guests, and more!

That’s it for me today, have a terrific Tuesday!With the end of January in sight, here’s the latest update on the daylight report! Today, sunrise was at 7:51 a.m., with sunset expected at 5:14 p.m. That gives us 9 hours, 23 minutes and 13 seconds of daylight today! Last week, we only had 9 hours, 5 minutes and 34 seconds …

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Last Monday in January

Only a few more days of January, what feels like the longest month of the year. This year’s January didn’t feel like it lasted 500 days, but maybe time is flying faster with a little baby in the house. On Chat About, we’re having Bemidji Area School Board members Jeff Haack and Carol L. Johnson, as well as Bemidji Superintendent …

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Here comes the sun…

Not so much today, we are going to be covered in a nice warm cloud blanket that’ll keep us in the 30s for the foreseeable future! For the daylight report, I announced that today, sunrise was at 7:56 a.m., with sunset scheduled for 5:06 p.m. That gives us a grand total of nine hours, 10 minutes, and 22 seconds of …

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Baby gorilla!

According to the LA Times, a critically endangered western lowland gorilla gave birth to a baby this past weekend, the first for Griffith Park Zoo in over twenty years! I’m sure we’ll get a better focused look at the little baby gorilla, but for now, baby and momma are bonding in private, according to the zoo. The western lowland gorilla …

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Career Academies on Chat About!

Good morning, and happy almost-Friday! On Chat About today, we’re having a couple folks from Bemidji Area Schools discuss Bemidji High School’s Career Academies, a really exciting opportunity to help students find their passions! That’s on Chat About, at about 12:15 p.m. For McDonald’s Morning Trivia, I am continuing my series of civics questions. What branch of the government is …

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