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CHAT ABOUT OCT 31

Today on Chat About, Sue Bruns, Gary Rozman and Keith Gora will tell us all about the collaborative effort that is the Lefse Festival, coming up Thursday, Nov. 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Bemidji Eagles Club! That’s on Chat About today, at around 12:15 p.m.

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Morning Trivia Oct 24

Good morning! On McDonald’s Morning Trivia today, I asked of the six original space shuttles, which one never flew a mission in space? The answer was the Enterprise! The Enterprise was originally going to be named the Constitution, but Star Trek fans started a write-in campaign to the White House to name to space craft after the ship in the …

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Morning Trivia Oct 23

Good morning! On McDonald’s Morning Trivia today, I asked which mountain range separated Europe from Asia. The answer was the Ural Mountains! The Ural Mountains, often referred to as just the Urals, runs approximately north to south from the coast of the Arctic Ocean to the Ural River in Kazakhstan. They formed about 300 million years ago, near the end …

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Chat About Oct 23

Good morning! On Chat About today, Todd and Larissa will discuss the 2020 Census with Red Lake Complete Count Census Committee members Aleisha Gehlert and Wendy Jourdain. That’s on Chat About, at around 12:15 p.m.

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Chat About Oct 22

Good morning! On Chat About today, Steve Caron from the Bemidji Lions Club will discuss an upcoming event for the Club. That’s today on Chat About, at around 12:15 p.m.

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Trivia Oct 22

Good morning! On McDonald’s Morning Trivia today, I asked which Beatle narrated the first two seasons of Thomas the Tank Engine. The answer was Ringo Starr! Ringo narrated the series from 1984 through 1986, and also played the Mr. Conductor on Shining Time Station. Ringo left the show to focus on his music, such as his new All Starr Band.

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Morning Trivia Oct 21

Good morning! On McDonald’s Trivia this morning, I asked what country was the first to use printed paper currency. The answer was China! The Chinese started carrying folding money during the Tang Dynasty (818-907 A.D.). The practice didn’t catch on in Europe until the 17th century, over 500 years later!

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Chat About Oct 21

Good morning! On Chat About today, Tim Lutz, superintendent of schools, and Bemidji School Board member Dr. John Gonzalez will preview the agenda of tonight’s Bemidji School Board meeting. That’s today on Chat About, at about 12:15 p.m.

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Morning Trivia Oct 17

Good morning! Since Nobel Prize season has come once again, I asked who received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2016. The answer was Minnesota’s own Bob Dylan! Bob Dylan was born in Duluth and grew up in Hibbing. He was the first songwriter to win the prize in literature, and won the award for “having created new poetic expressions …

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