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River Radio

March 4, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

This Week’s Show – Preserving our American Idyll.

The Wild and Scenic St. Croix River, the area we call home, faces constant challenges. In this episode, hosts Jim Maher and Gayle Knutson update recent happenings along the river valley, speaking with:
Greg Seitz, writer, and founder of the online publication St. Croix 360, on some of the biggest issues affecting the river today;
Lisa Doerr, farm owner, operator, Polk County, Wisconsin, on the ongoing controversy surrounding concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs); and
– John Gorka, legendary local singer/songwriter, about his upcoming benefit concert for the Marine Community Library.
Plus, an update on local news. Matt Quast is Technical Director

Listen to the replay here, or wherever you get your podcasts.

This Week’s Guests

Greg Seitz, St. Croix 360

John Gorka, Singer/Songwriter

Lisa Doerr, Northern Lakes Farm
Know CAFOs website

Government Links:
City of Marine on St. Croix

City of Scandia

May Township

Washington County

Entertainment Links
Highlight Reel of Jessie Diggins World Championship Run

Jim & Gayle Biking Presentation Replay
John Gorka Concert for Marine Community Library

Business/Organization Links:
Marine Community Library

Science Museum Artist at Pine Needles Program

Marine Mills Folk School


Visit the RIVER RADIO page to learn more about River Radio, and to access replays of past shows.

River Radio is an audio webcast production hosted by Marine residents Jim Maher and Gayle Knutson with technical direction by Matt Quast. The show is presented by the Marine Community Library. It focuses on providing information about your community and your world. In each episode, conversation is conducted with notable figures from Minnesota and nationwide as well as local leaders. Each program includes updates on area news.



March 4, 2023
9:00 am - 10:00 am