“Minnesota’s Morning Podcast” —City Pages

Up and at ’Em

Minnesota’s Morning Podcast


Benjamin Kruse

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    Episode 1020

    Drunk Squirrel

    Guest: Andrew Smith

    Wed Nov 25 2020Wednesday, November 25, 2020

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    Episode 1019

    State Health and Information Technology

    A virus tracking app from the makers of MnLARS.

    Guest: Matt Bilski

    Tue Nov 24 2020Tuesday, November 24, 2020

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    Episode 1018

    Piggly Wiggly in Prairie du Chien

    Minnesotans attempt to drink all the beer before the lockdown kicks in.

    Mon Nov 23 2020Monday, November 23, 2020

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    Episode 1017

    A Bucket of Miscellaneous Tools

    Guest: Brad Carlson

    Fri Nov 20 2020Friday, November 20, 2020

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    Episode 1016

    Dwell Time

    Governor Walz announces a Thanksgiving lockdown

    Guests: Andrew Smith and David Pascoe

    Thu Nov 19 2020Thursday, November 19, 2020

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    Episode 1015

    Minnesota Prison Wine

    Ben makes Barbara speechless with the News Bag.

    Guest: Barbara Thomas Smith

    Wed Nov 18 2020Wednesday, November 18, 2020

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    Episode 1014

    Hypothetical Girlfriend Blanket

    Children's books, party games, and more terrible Christmas Movies.

    Guest: Kayla Pascoe

    Tue Nov 17 2020Tuesday, November 17, 2020

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    Episode 1013

    Ubiquitous and Pernicious

    Floating subs in the Farmington School District

    Guest: Melissa Sauser

    Mon Nov 16 2020Monday, November 16, 2020

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    Episode 1012

    That Saran Wrap Stuff You Put On Your Windows in Winter

    Dr Mike tells us about Pfizer’s promising coronavirus vaccine.

    Guest: Mike Carpenter‚ Ph.D.

    Fri Nov 13 2020Friday, November 13, 2020

  • Up and at ’Em

    Episode 1011

    Rutabaga Wine

    The struggles of distance learning.

    Guests: Diana Withers and Brad Johnson

    Thu Nov 12 2020Thursday, November 12, 2020

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    Episode 1010


    Kayla distracts Ben with stories about tea, knitting, and Hallmark Christmas movies.

    Guest: Kayla Pascoe

    Wed Nov 11 2020Wednesday, November 11, 2020

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    Episode 1009

    The Brainstorming Show

    How the Republicans can build on their successes in the 2022 election.

    Guest: Matt Bilski

    Tue Nov 10 2020Tuesday, November 10, 2020