“Minnesota’s Morning Podcast” —City Pages

Up and at ’Em

Minnesota’s Morning Podcast


Benjamin Kruse

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    Episode 1187

    Moorhead Cobbers

    Andy and Rachel Aplikowski tell us about the MnGOP, the Minnesota Senate, sinking boats, dog training, and fashionable hats.

    Guests: Rachel Aplikowski and Andy Aplikowski

    Thu Sep 2 2021Thursday, September 2, 2021

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    Episode 1186

    The Time-Travelling Archibald

    Hillman Township doesn’t care much for city folk.

    Wed Sep 1 2021Wednesday, September 1, 2021

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    Episode 1185

    Light Colonoscopy

    A little bit about the news and a lot about the upcoming Big Ten football season.

    Guest: Matt Bilski

    Tue Aug 31 2021Tuesday, August 31, 2021

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    Episode 1184

    Injunction Rejection

    Rob Doar from the Minnesota Gun Owners Caucus clears up some misunderstandings about their State Fair lawsuit.

    Guests: Andrew Smith and Rob Doar

    Mon Aug 30 2021Monday, August 30, 2021

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    Episode 1183

    Allen Ludden

    More Democrats come out against the Minneapolis Police Department ballot question.

    Fri Aug 27 2021Friday, August 27, 2021

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    Episode 1182

    Every Day I Need a Special Tax Credit

    Dr John Spry explains tax increment financing and local option sales taxes.

    Guest: John Spry‚ Ph.D.

    Thu Aug 26 2021Thursday, August 26, 2021

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    Episode 1181


    Dr Mike explains why vaccine boosters are a normal part of immunology.

    Guest: Mike Carpenter‚ Ph.D.

    Wed Aug 25 2021Wednesday, August 25, 2021

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    Episode 1180

    1977 Plymouth Volare

    Barbara Thomas Smith describes the work that awaits the new chair of the MnGOP.

    Guest: Barbara Thomas Smith

    Tue Aug 24 2021Tuesday, August 24, 2021

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    Episode 1179

    Officially Unofficial

    Dave Pascoe tells us where the MnGOP goes from here.

    Guest: David Pascoe

    Mon Aug 23 2021Monday, August 23, 2021

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    Episode 1178

    Carnahan Resigns

    Jennifer Carnahan resigns, but gets a 3-month severance payout.

    Guests: Jack Tomczak, Brad Carlson, and Kelly Gunderson

    Fri Aug 20 2021Friday, August 20, 2021

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    Episode 1177

    Wrath of Carnahan

    Sen David Osmek weighs in on the MnGOP and the Carnahan Crisis.

    Guest: David Osmek

    Thu Aug 19 2021Thursday, August 19, 2021

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    Episode 1176

    Esprit de Crap

    Jennifer Carnahan went on a short media tour that gave us far more questions than we got answers.

    Guests: Jack Tomczak and Mike Carpenter‚ Ph.D.

    Wed Aug 18 2021Wednesday, August 18, 2021