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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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Chat About Oct 17

Good morning! For Chat About today, Evelyn Halverson from the Sanford Event Center will preview upcoming events for the rest of this year. That’s today on Chat About, at around 12:15 p.m.

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Body found, hands free rule update in the news today

In the news today, authorities believe they have found the body of a missing Outing woman, 35-year-old Michelle Mae. The body, according to a release, was found not far from where her vehicle, a black Jeep, was found earlier this month. In other news, the hands free rule appears to be taking hold, but state public safety officials believe it …

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Morning Trivia Oct. 16

Good morning! Since Canada recently celebrated their Thanksgiving holiday, for trivia today, I asked how many provinces make up Canada. The answer is ten! Canada is made up of ten provinces and three territories. The provinces are Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec and Saskatchewan. The three territories are the …

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Chat About Oct 16

On Chat About today, Erin Schneider and Andrea Kingbird from the Northwoods Battered Women’s Shelter will be in to discuss an event coming up Oct. 22, as well as the efforts of the shelter in raising awareness of domestic violence in our community. That’s on Chat About, at about 12:15 p.m.

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Deer surveys, cold weather rule in the news today

Good morning! In the news today, we discussed that members of the Bemidji State University biology department will conduct deer spotlight surveys in the city of Bemidji Monday, Oct. 21. While this may appear like the illegal activity of “shining” deer, residents are asked not to contact law enforcement or disrupt the surveys. They’re getting accurate counts of those pesky …

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Tue Oct 15 Morning Trivia

Good morning! For today’s McDonald’s Morning Trivia question, I asked in what year World War II ended. The answer was 1945! German forces surrendered shortly after Adolf Hitler’s suicide in late April of 1945, with them surrendering unconditionally in the west on May 7 and to the east on May 9. On Sept. 2, 1945, Japan signed the instrument of …

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Chat About Oct 15

Good morning! On Chat About today, Beltrami County Commissioner Reed Olson will preview the meetings of the Beltrami County Board. That’s on Chat About, available on KB101 FM and on KBUN at around 12:15 p.m.

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