Date:  May 16, 2020

Time:  11:00am

Listen to the replay of the May 16th River Radio program at this Zoom link:

River Radio returns with news about your community and your world. The show is hosted by radio veterans and Marine residents Jim Maher and Gayle Knutson.

This week’s guests include:

•    Dr. Michael Osterholm, Director, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP), University of Minnesota on where we stand with the COVID-19 threat;

•    Monica Zachay, Director of Programs, St. Croix River Association, on initiatives the organization is pursing in 2020 and beyond;

•    Diane Mills, Vice President, Security State Bank of Marine, on banking and financial issues for individuals and businesses during these challenging times.

Government Links:
City of Marine on St. Croix:

City of Scandia:

May Township:

Article/Podcast Links:
“Osterholm Update – COVID-19” Podcast from CIDRAP

TIME Magazine – “There Are Sensible Ways to Reopen a Country. Then There’s America’s Approach.” 

Kyle Potter of Thrifty Traveler“9 Ways That Travel Will Change After Coronavirus.”

St. Paul Pioneer Press story on River Radio:

Event/Information Links
River Task Force on Wakes:
Contact Marine Council Member Bill Miller:

Marine Community Library Catalog:
email orders to: or call 651-433-2820

Marine on St. Croix celebration for graduates:
Contact Pastor Joel Martin at Christ Lutheran Church

Marine on St. Croix Village Planters:
Contact Laurel Smith
651-433-2485 or email

Donations to the Marine Restoration Society:
P.O. Box 131
Marine on St. Croix, MN  55047

Catch Up on the previous River Radio Shows
Replay of May 9th Show:

Replay of May 2nd Show:

Replay of April 25th Show:

Replay of April 18th Show:

Replay of April 11th Show:

If you have questions, information for us to share, or ideas for the program, contact us at