Episode 14: Migrating Forests

Episode 14: Migrating Forests

On hot days, it’s not unusual to find folks in the Eastern half of Central Minnesota taking refuge beneath the cooling canopy of our largely maple and oak deciduous forests. We hike the winding trails, enjoy the shaded swimming holes, and camp within the shelter of...
Episode 14: Migrating Forests

Episode 13: Revitalization and Transportation

The history of St. Cloud, like so many towns across the Midwest, is tied to the river and the railroad. It’s a living history, with the later of these two features at the heart of current conversations around what the future holds for St. Cloud’s East Side.St. Cloud...
Episode 14: Migrating Forests

Episode 12: Working 9 to 5

In January of 2020, for only the second time in the history of American labor statistics, women outnumbered men in the American workforce – a headline-making milestone. At the same time, however, another rare but significant story was developing – one that...
Episode 11: Celebrating the Arts

Episode 11: Celebrating the Arts

Central Minnesota is alive with the arts! When researching this episode, there were honestly so many events and venues to choose from that it was difficult to decide where to focus our conversations today! From farmers markets to local art fairs to established...
Episode 10: What’s the Buzz?

Episode 10: What’s the Buzz?

We’ve all heard the news that pollinators are in trouble – hive collapse, monarch and bird population decline – these are global sized problems that can feel too big to change. But, the thing about change is, when we all do a little bit together, as a...