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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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Chatabout Friday is a double header!

On today’s double-header, I’ll first visit with Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce director Abby Randall, then we’ll visit with Bemidji Lumberjack Speech Coach Tom Lucas. Find out more about the Gifts of Hope, which ends at 5 p.m. today, at www.bemidjialliance.org. On Monday’s show, we’ll visit with Superintendent Tim Lutz and board member Carol L. Johnson as we preview the …

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Super-Lutz on Chatabout Thursday!

On today’s show, I’ll visit with Superintendent of Bemidji Area Schools Tim Lutz to discuss the latest district and state education news, as elementary students in Bemidji will continue to use an in-person learning model. On tomorrow’s show, I’ll visit with the Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce director Abby Randall. That’s on tomorrow’s show at about 12:15.

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Weatherization Wednesday on Chatabout!

Good afternoon and welcome to Chatabout! On today’s show, we’ll talk about the Minnesota Department of Commerce’s weatherization programs with Jake McAlpine! On tomorrow’s show, I’ll visit with Bemidji Area Schools Superintendent Tim Lutz on the heels of an announcement made yesterday that elementary kids will stay in school. That’s tomorrow on Chatabout, at about 12:15.

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Commissioner Tim Sumner on Chatabout today

Good afternoon and welcome to Chatabout! On today’s show, I’ll visit with Commissioner Tim Sumner as we preview the meetings of the Beltrami County Board this afternoon. On tomorrow’s show, we’ll discuss weatherizing homes with Minnesota Department of Commerce’s Jake McAlpine.

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