Date:  December 5, 2020

Time:  9:00am

The second season of River Radio continues with news and insights about your community and your world. It is hosted by radio veterans and Marine residents Jim Maher and Gayle Knutson and is webcast live via Zoom on every-other Saturday morning through December 19th.

Listen to the replay here 

Along with all of the local news, our guests on December 5th include:
- Shawn Otto, author, “The War on Science,” talking about the importance of a revival of science under new leadership in Washington;
- Leslie MacKenzie and Mark Kraske, Marine on St. Croix residents, on the community's Dark Sky Initiative; and
- Tracy Maki, Chief Executive Officer, Valley Outreach, to discuss the demand for food and other services during pandemic times.

Shawn Otto, author, The War On Science – Who’s Waging It, Why It Matters, What We Can Do About It

Tracy Maki, Chief Executive Officer, Valley Outreach

Leslie MacKenzie and Mark Kraske, Dark Skies Initiative
For more information, contact Mark at

Links to key Dark Sky resources:

Government Links:
City of Marine on St. Croix:

City of Scandia:

May Township:
Clerk Treasurer Linda Tibbetts – or 651-439-1706

Washington County:

News Links
New York Times – “Find Your Place in the Vaccine Line”

World Coronavirus Dashboard from Johns Hopkins

Minnesota COVID-19 Dashboard

Washington County COVID-19 Dashboard

Business/Organization Links:
Marine Cares

Marine General Store

Greg Seitz’s new book – RIVER OF REFUGE

Mary Jo Van Dell art studio

If you missed our November 21st show featuring a “Parade of Local Authors,” be sure to check out the replay here.

Catch Up on Previous Shows
If you missed any of our previous River Radio webcasts, you can find them online here.

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