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APM: A Prairie Home Companion's News from Lake Wobegon



Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, The News from Lake Wobegon, a staple of the live public radio program A Prairie Home Companion.



Last Build Date: Thu, 08 Sep 2016 10:00:00 CST

Copyright: 2015 American Public Media
 



September 17, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 17 Sep 2016 17:00:00 CST

"This was the week when the weather turned, just came all of a sudden. This last week, the wind shifted around from the North and you could feel that the temperature dropped about 20 degrees." In a monologue from October 2004, the host wades into frigid water to help Uncle Dean and Aunt Evelyn retrieve the dock, and considers Kafka while visiting Prague. Cousin Larry visits relatives in Norway.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/09/17/nflw_20160917_64.mp3




September 10, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 10 Sep 2016 17:00:00 CST

"It's been cold and windy there and on the verge of turning warm and sunny, and just when you think it will, we get a little bit of snow, typical for Minnesota at this time of the year." Regulars visit the Chatterbox Cafe to complain about their lives and Carl Krebsbach reminisces about an early relationship with Anne Marie Meister, a monologue from April 1995.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/09/10/nflw_20160910_64.mp3




September 3, 2016: Bonus download! - SFX

Sat, 03 Sep 2016 17:00:00 CST

There are a lot of new foods and exhibits at the Minnesota State Fair this year...


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/09/03/aphc_20160903_sfx_128.mp3




September 3, 2016: Bonus download! - Mom

Sat, 03 Sep 2016 17:00:00 CST

Duane's mom calls while he's attending the Minnesota State Fair.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/09/03/aphc_20160903_mom_128.mp3




September 3, 2016: Bonus download! - Mel's

Sat, 03 Sep 2016 17:00:00 CST

Mel's Buffet at the Minnesota State Fair: the place to go if you want to avoid salad.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/09/03/aphc_20160903_mel_128.mp3




September 3, 2016: Bonus download! - Guy Noir

Sat, 03 Sep 2016 17:00:00 CST

Guy Noir works security at the Minnesota State Fair and accidentally interrupts a public radio podcast.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/09/03/aphc_20160903_noir_128.mp3




September 3, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 03 Sep 2016 17:00:00 CST

"It's been a beautiful, beautiful last week of summer, especially for those of us who don't have to work -- you know, which I don't, being retired and everything. It heightens the pleasure to see other people working so hard, which you do." Thoughts on growing up as a writer in Lake Wobegon, and a few memories of high school romance at the Minnesota State Fair.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/09/03/nflw_20160903_64.mp3




August 27, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:00:00 CST

"It's been hot there this last week -- got up to 93 on Wednesday and that took the starch out of Norwegian Bachelor Farmers in particular." Thoughts on the benefits of summer cabins, the Inqvists reconcile after a night at the Moonlight Bay Supper Club, and Arlene Bunsen holds a bridal shower for her nephew's fiancée, in a monologue from June 2015.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/08/27/nflw_20160827_64.mp3




August 20, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 20 Aug 2016 17:00:00 CST

"It's been chilly, been cloudy this whole week but we're used to it. It doesn't really matter." Lake Wobegon High School's class of 2013 graduates, tales of graduation ceremony pranks from years past, and thoughts on being a commencement speaker, in a monologue from June 2013.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/08/20/nflw_20160820_64.mp3




August 13, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 13 Aug 2016 17:00:00 CST

"It's been hot and humid out there. Some people are sitting around limp in the face of their air conditioners with their arms wrapped around them and a lot of people are not so troubled by 105-degree heat." Carl Krebsbach soldiers on through a heatwave while repairing the siding on the Bunsens' house, memories of the winter Great Aunt Cooter went berserk can help keep you cool during a summer heatwave, the Dieners' daughter postpones her wedding and this makes people think about the state of their own marriages, in a monologue from July 2011.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/08/13/nflw_20160813_64.mp3




August 6, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 06 Aug 2016 17:00:00 CST

"We had some thunderstorms in Lake Wobegon this last week. We say it was a quiet week in Lake Wobegon but it was kind of wild and kind of violent." The Whippets defeat the Holdingford Bulls in the rain on another long fly ball from Wayne Tommerdahl, Father Emil returns to Our Lady of Perpetual Responsibility, garage sale season begins, and the Women's Bible Study Group goes skinny-dipping, in a monologue from June 2014.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/08/06/nflw_20160806_64.mp3




July 30, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 30 Jul 2016 17:00:00 CST

"Glorious, glorious, glorious, magnificent week of fall. These beautiful, beautiful trees -- such splendor, such majesty." Pastor Inqvist gets a new hat; encounters Merle Sanderson, one of the Lutheran pastors who was with him during an infamous pontoon boat incident; performs a last-minute baptism; and receives a troubling telephone message -- a monologue from October 2000.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/07/30/nflw_20160730_64.mp3




July 23, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 23 Jul 2016 17:00:00 CST

"Such a beautiful, beautiful, heartbreaking, terribly beautiful fall. You go out and walk along the streets of that little town, under the golden, and the red and the orange, trees." Darryl and Marilyn Tollerud visit their son Eric at St. Cloud State and reminisce about the early years of their courtship, Marilyn attends her parents' 60th anniversary party, and Darryl discovers a box of letters from his first love, Ellen -- a monologue from October 1999.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/07/23/nflw_20160723_64.mp3




July 16, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 16 Jul 2016 17:00:00 CST

"Last Saturday night, people in Lake Wobegon ate supper on their porches and went outside after the sun went down, in their shirtsleeves, and walked out under the full moon." Earl and Ruby Dickmeyer plan a trip to visit their daughter Debbie in Fort Myers, Earl's "World's Largest Pile of Burlap Bags" attracts international acclaim, and Ruby and Sister Arvonne argue about the latest selection for the ladies' book club, in a monologue from October 1997.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/07/16/nflw_20160716_64.mp3




July 9, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 09 Jul 2016 17:00:00 CST

"Summer has come on, the raspberries are ripe, there are hummingbirds everywhere -- it's been getting warm and humid here." Wally brings a case of mead to the Sidetrack Tap, the parents of Lake Wobegon deal with high school and college students who are home for the summer, and the perfect cover story for laziness, in a monologue from June 2013.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/07/09/nflw_20160709_64.mp3




July 2, 2016: Bonus download! - Catchup

Sat, 02 Jul 2016 17:00:00 CST

"We came to Minnesota from California to simplify our lives, but maybe we forgot something..." -- A message from the Catchup Advisory Board.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/07/02/aphc_20160702_catchup_128.mp3




July 2, 2016: Bonus download! - SFX

Sat, 02 Jul 2016 17:00:00 CST

"It's good to be here in Hollywood, especially if you grew up evangelical, it makes it more meaningful..."


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/07/02/aphc_20160702_sfx_128.mp3




July 2, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 02 Jul 2016 17:00:00 CST

"It was a beautiful, beautiful summer day, one of those perfect summer days that we think are rare, and actually they are not. And, anyway, how many do we deserve, I mean, how many do we expect as our due?" The host delivers his final update from his hometown, describes reading and playing baseball in his younger days, recalls the town's residents who've passed away, ponders his legacy as a writer, and offers a few limericks to live by.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/07/02/nflw_20160702_64.mp3




June 25, 2016: Bonus download! - Mom

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 17:00:00 CST

Duane's mom calls him while he's visiting a cellist at Tanglewood.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/06/25/aphc_20160625_mom_128.mp3




June 25, 2016: Bonus download! - Fritz

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 17:00:00 CST

A word from Fritz Electronics: The Internet is a part of our lives and we're grateful for it, except sometimes it becomes an enemy...


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/06/25/aphc_20160625_fritz_128.mp3




June 25, 2016: Bonus download! - Trump

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 17:00:00 CST

The Professional Organization of English Majors: we correct because we care.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/06/25/aphc_20160625_trump_128.mp3




June 25, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 17:00:00 CST

"So, so beautiful, what a beautiful week of summer. This green all around us and this blue sky and these big white puffy clouds, like a picture that you would have made in the 4th grade with your crayons and been so proud of." Pastor Liz takes a group of teenagers on a Boundary Waters canoe trip, leads a "Kumbaya" sing-along, and tells them about her favorite boyfriend.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/06/25/nflw_20160625_64.mp3




June 18, 2016: Bonus download! - P.O.E.M.

Sat, 18 Jun 2016 17:00:00 CST

The Professional Organization of English Majors: we correct because we care.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/06/18/aphc_20160618_poem_128.mp3




June 18, 2016: Bonus download! - Unfriended

Sat, 18 Jun 2016 17:00:00 CST

Garrison sings a song about friendship on the internet.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/06/18/aphc_20160618_unfriended_128.mp3




June 18, 2016: Bonus download! - Bob

Sat, 18 Jun 2016 17:00:00 CST

The Story of Bob, a Young Artist...


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/06/18/aphc_20160618_bob_128.mp3




June 18, 2016: Bonus download! - Catchup

Sat, 18 Jun 2016 17:00:00 CST

He's going to make hot dogs great again.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/06/18/aphc_20160618_catchup_128.mp3




June 18, 2016: Bonus download! - Guy Noir

Sat, 18 Jun 2016 17:00:00 CST

Guy Noir meets a few familiar investigators.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/06/18/aphc_20160618_noir_128.mp3




June 18, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 18 Jun 2016 17:00:00 CST

"It has been warm, warm, warm out there, and sunny. It's been beautiful with a few little thunderstorms in there for punctuation. People love those. It's really the variety of our lives." Pastor Liz smokes a cigarette at the Chatterbox Cafe, Darlene's ex husband leaves his new wife, Florian Krebsbach buys a new piece of farm equipment, and the host recalls a shameful tomato incident.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/06/18/nflw_20160618_64.mp3




June 11, 2016: Bonus download! - Grads

Sat, 11 Jun 2016 17:00:00 CST

Here's to the children who grew up to soon / who all graduated one Sunday in June...


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/06/11/aphc_20160611_grads_128.mp3




June 11, 2016: Bonus download! - Movie

Sat, 11 Jun 2016 17:00:00 CST

...coming soon to a movie theater near you: 'The House Guest!' He's here. Deal with it.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/06/11/aphc_20160611_movie_128.mp3




June 11, 2016: Bonus download! - Accent

Sat, 11 Jun 2016 17:00:00 CST

A message from Earl's School of Accents: Learning a new accent can be a major asset in your professional life.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/06/11/aphc_20160611_accent_128.mp3




June 11, 2016: Bonus download! - SFX

Sat, 11 Jun 2016 17:00:00 CST

Our sound effects man Fred Newman is looking forward to his summer vacation...


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/06/11/aphc_20160611_sfx_128.mp3




June 11, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 11 Jun 2016 17:00:00 CST

"It's been hot there this weekend, gradually getting up into the 90s, which makes Scandinavians very short-tempered. As soon as it gets up around 75, they become very impatient when they're perspiring." Mr. Halvorson decided to keep the high school's graduation ceremony outdoors in the face of threatening weather, the host recalls delivering a disastrous commencement address in 1985, and thoughts on modern grad parties.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/06/11/nflw_20160611_64.mp3




June 4, 2016: Bonus download! - Advice to Graduates

Sat, 04 Jun 2016 17:00:00 CST

A poem for all the recent graduates: "Be happy, be bold, that's what my advice is..."


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/06/04/aphc_20160604_advice_128.mp3




June 4, 2016: Bonus download! - Guy Noir

Sat, 04 Jun 2016 17:00:00 CST

Guy Noir visits the new Atlanta Braves stadium and tangles with the city's parking enforcement drones.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/06/04/aphc_20160604_noir_128.mp3




June 4, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 04 Jun 2016 17:00:00 CST

"It's been rainy and that's a good thing, it gives you a chance to stop and think things over and relieves you of having to do the things that you thought you had to do." Pastor Inqvist and his family return for Memorial Day weekend, Clint Bunsen has a brain seizure while fixing Pastor Liz's car, and the Whippets beat the Freeport Flyers in the Toast and Jelly Days game.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/06/04/nflw_20160604_64.mp3




May 28, 2016: Bonus download! - Radio

Sat, 28 May 2016 17:00:00 CST

You know their voices from public radio but do you know who they are as people?


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/05/28/aphc_20160528_radio_128.mp3




May 28, 2016: Bonus download! - Argonne

Sat, 28 May 2016 17:00:00 CST

Garrison's song about the Battle of the Argonne Forest and World War I, featuring Heather Masse and Rich Dworsky and the band.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/05/28/aphc_20160528_argonne_128.mp3




May 28, 2016: Bonus download! - Trump

Sat, 28 May 2016 17:00:00 CST

He's going to make America safe again by wiping out spiders.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/05/28/aphc_20160528_trump_128.mp3




May 28, 2016: Bonus download! - Rehab

Sat, 28 May 2016 17:00:00 CST

A song about the recent reaction to a certain presidential candidate.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/05/28/aphc_20160528_rehab_128.mp3




May 28, 2016: Bonus download! - Rivers

Sat, 28 May 2016 17:00:00 CST

Garrison and Heather Masse sing about the rivers of Virginia.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/05/28/aphc_20160528_rivers_128.mp3




May 28, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 28 May 2016 17:00:00 CST

"Summer has finally arrived and the birds are singing. Everything is green and people are planting now in a fury of gardening." Barbara Ann Bunsen sends her daughter to a self-esteem program, memories of great old storytellers who have passed away, and the town celebrates Memorial Day.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/05/28/nflw_20160528_64.mp3




May 21, 2016: Bonus download! - Minneapolis Song

Sat, 21 May 2016 17:00:00 CST

Garrison celebrates the orderly streets of Minneapolis.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/05/21/aphc_20160521_minneapolis_128.mp3







May 21, 2016: Bonus download! - Limericks

Sat, 21 May 2016 17:00:00 CST

A few limericks for the cities of Minnesota...


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/05/21/aphc_20160521_limericks_128.mp3




May 21, 2016: Bonus download! - Ottumwa

Sat, 21 May 2016 17:00:00 CST

Garrison and Philip Brunelle highlight the many musicians who have appeared at Minneapolis' First Baptist Church.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/05/21/aphc_20160521_ottumwa_128.mp3




May 21, 2016: Bonus download! - It is So Beautiful

Sat, 21 May 2016 17:00:00 CST

Garrison sings about spring happenings around the lakes of Minneapolis.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/05/21/aphc_20160521_beautiful_128.mp3




May 21, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 21 May 2016 17:00:00 CST

"It's May, it's been perfect, it's been sunny, it's been in the 70s, been absolutely beautiful. People sleeping at night with the windows open and then they wake up to the sound of birds singing out in the trees." The town finds a way to complain in the midst of beautiful spring weather, Mildred makes off with $220,000 in cash and heads to Buenos Aires, and a few memories of the host's Uncle Jack.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/05/21/nflw_20160521_64.mp3




May 14, 2016: Bonus download! - Guy Noir

Sat, 14 May 2016 17:00:00 CST

Guy Noir heads to Spokane to run an errand for Larry, the bass player who lives in the basement.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/05/14/aphc_20160514_noir_128.mp3




May 14, 2016: Bonus download! - P.O.E.M.

Sat, 14 May 2016 17:00:00 CST

English majors. Do you mind if we point out a mistake? Correct English is so important as you text or tweet or post on Facebook, and bad grammar gives an impression of stupidity. A word from the Professional Organization of English Majors.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/05/14/aphc_20160514_poem_128.mp3




May 14, 2016: Bonus download! - SFX

Sat, 14 May 2016 17:00:00 CST

Mr. Fred Newman our sound effects man was not always the top sound effects man in public radio today, once he was a mere office manager...


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/05/14/aphc_20160514_sfx_128.mp3




May 14, 2016: Bonus download! - Wildlife

Sat, 14 May 2016 17:00:00 CST

Rainbow Motor Oil and the Rainbow family of automotive products brings you: Dr. Brad Triplett, Veterinary Urologist.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/05/14/aphc_20160514_wildlife_128.mp3




May 14, 2016: Bonus download! - The Lives of the Cowboys

Sat, 14 May 2016 17:00:00 CST

Dusty and Lefty tangle with Big Messer over technology in Spokane.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/05/14/aphc_20160514_cowboys_128.mp3




May 14, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 14 May 2016 17:00:00 CST

"It's been chilly there, rather chilly last night. As a matter of fact, it almost got down below freezing, maybe just barely did, because a few snowflakes fell in town. Only a few people felt them." Fishing season begins and men take to the water to contemplate life, Marilyn Tollerud catches her husband in an embarrassing situation, Father Wilmer gets a DNA test to learn more about his ancestry, and Mary Tollefson sends her cousin Bernice to a recovery program for retired clergy.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/05/14/nflw_20160514_64.mp3




May 7, 2016: Bonus download! - Mom

Sat, 07 May 2016 17:00:00 CST

A call from Mom to Duane on Mother's Day...


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/05/07/aphc_20160507_mom_128.mp3




May 7, 2016: Bonus download! - Rhubarb

Sat, 07 May 2016 17:00:00 CST

So you wake up and you feel great until you remember you have to give a speech this morning to the Nashville Society of Bar Code Collectors...


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/05/07/aphc_20160507_rhubarb_128.mp3




May 7, 2016: Bonus download! - Emerald

Sat, 07 May 2016 17:00:00 CST

A nice big emerald is not cheap, but it's cheaper than a divorce and a lot better than pretending to be enthusiastic: a message from the American Emerald Society.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/05/07/aphc_20160507_emerald_128.mp3




May 7, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 07 May 2016 17:00:00 CST

"It's been sunny and warm up there, warm enough for us anyway, and it's just been absolutely beautiful -- been paradise, gorgeous." Clarence Bunsen gets a haircut, the Lutheran Church council deals with a few small issues, and Duane Bunsen and his wife repair their relationship.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/05/07/nflw_20160507_64.mp3




April 30, 2016: Bonus download! - P.O.E.M.

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 17:00:00 CST

A message from the Professional Organization of English Majors...


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/04/30/aphc_20160430_poem_128.mp3




April 30, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 30 Apr 2016 17:00:00 CST

"It's been rainy here this last week and a little chilly but now there's this fine green haze in the trees overhead and the flowers are blooming." Senator K. Thorvaldson returns from Florida and has some driving troubles, Florian and Myrtle Krebsbach argue about their living situation, and their son Carl miraculously reels in a monster carp.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/04/30/nflw_20160430_64.mp3




April 23, 2016: Bonus download! - Grandeur

Sat, 23 Apr 2016 17:00:00 CST

A word about the true essence of Texas...


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/04/23/aphc_20160423_grandeur_128.mp3




April 23, 2016: Bonus download! - The Lives of the Cowboys

Sat, 23 Apr 2016 17:00:00 CST

Dusty and Lefty get turned around while trying to find Austin, Texas, and end up in Laustin, Oklahoma.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/04/23/aphc_20160423_cowboys_128.mp3




April 23, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 23 Apr 2016 17:00:00 CST

"Suddenly the world has turned and now there's this great profusion of flowers. We've had warm weather, up in the 70s and the magnolias are blooming, the daffodils, and the tulips, and the crocuses, and the wild ginger, and all of it." The Berger boy joins a band called The Brass Monkeys, Earl and Ruby Dickmeier create the World's Largest Ball of Baggies after the World's Largest Pile of Burlap Bags catches fire, and Maureen gets the hiccups in the middle of Pastor Liz's sermon.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/04/23/nflw_20160423_64.mp3




April 16, 2016: Bonus download! - Subway

Sat, 16 Apr 2016 17:00:00 CST

A little radio drama about a chance encounter on the NYC subway...


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/04/16/aphc_20160416_subway_128.mp3




April 16, 2016: Bonus download! - Guy Noir

Sat, 16 Apr 2016 17:00:00 CST

Guy Noir visits a diner in Brooklyn...


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/04/16/aphc_20160416_noir_128.mp3




April 16, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 16 Apr 2016 17:00:00 CST

"It got warm there all of a sudden and you could smell the dirt again. The farmers were out in the field -- still a little wet to be plowing." Pastor Liz checks in on the town's Norwegian bachelor farmers, the Lutheran Church council approves a new budget, the high school begins their production of 'Fiddler on the Roof,' and Lena Bunsen plans to remarry at the age of 75.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/04/16/nflw_20160416_64.mp3




April 9, 2016: Bonus download! - Guy Noir

Sat, 09 Apr 2016 17:00:00 CST

Guy Noir heads to New York City to visit a client and runs into the leading Democratic and Republican presidential candidates.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/04/09/aphc_20160409_noir_128.mp3




April 9, 2016: Bonus download! - Catchup

Sat, 09 Apr 2016 17:00:00 CST

A message from the Catchup Advisory Board...


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/04/09/aphc_20160409_catchup_128.mp3




April 9, 2016: Bonus download! - Cello

Sat, 09 Apr 2016 17:00:00 CST

You watch an orchestra during a slow movement and you wonder: what are they thinking right now? Here's another in our series of documentaries entitled "What Are They Thinking?" Today: The Cellist.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/04/09/aphc_20160409_cello_128.mp3




April 9, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 09 Apr 2016 17:00:00 CST

"It's been raining and chilly out there, a little bit of snow now and then." The host recalls memories of springtime conversations with his uncles and his early days as a writer, three pairs of loons take up residence on the lake now that the ice has melted, and Marv returns to teaching high school driver's instruction classes after a winter break.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/04/09/nflw_20160409_64.mp3




April 2, 2016: Bonus download! - Anna

Sat, 02 Apr 2016 17:00:00 CST

A chat with listener Anna Santana, 86 years old, of Santa Barbara, California


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/04/02/aphc_20160402_anna_128.mp3




April 2, 2016: Bonus download! - Baseball

Sat, 02 Apr 2016 17:00:00 CST

A little drama to explain why men love baseball...


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/04/02/aphc_20160402_baseball_128.mp3




April 2, 2016: Bonus download! - Guy Noir

Sat, 02 Apr 2016 17:00:00 CST

This week: Guy Noir does some publicity work for a certain Republican presidential candidate.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/04/02/aphc_20160402_noir_128.mp3




April 2, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 02 Apr 2016 17:00:00 CST

"We've had wind and snow and rain and cold rain and a little snow, that melting snow, and then wind some more. It's spring we know that now, even if it's a little chilly." Darlene has an epiphany while out for an Easter morning walk, Carl Krebsbach feeds a flock of Tundra Swans out on the lake, and Viola Tors attends a clothing-optional Lutheran church in Palm Beach.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/04/02/nflw_20160402_64.mp3




March 26, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 26 Mar 2016 17:00:00 CST

"It's been beautiful this last week. The sun was shining. It's been a gorgeous, gorgeous winter. We got a little snow on Monday, Thursday, just a decorator snow." Mr. Berge tells a few jokes to ducks out on the lake, the Men's Prayer Group gathers at Bunsen Motors, and the Lutheran Church holds its Lenten soup suppers, a monologue from March 2014.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/03/26/nflw_20160326_64.mp3




March 19, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 19 Mar 2016 17:00:00 CST

"Spring: spring came in on Thursday. We got little snow on Tuesday. No problem, no problem. Just a little decorative, designer snow on Tuesday." Thoughts on the sin of sloth and the 1965 World Series, Carl Krebsbach considers robbing a bank and receives a mysterious phone call, and Darlene worries that her cat may have rabies, in a monologue from March 2014.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/03/19/nflw_20160319_64.mp3




March 12, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 12 Mar 2016 17:00:00 CST

"We got a little snow out there this last week -- six inches but we don't care. We're not shoveling. The shovel's been put away. The snow plow is parked in the garage." Spring comes to Lake Wobegon and town constables Gary and Leroy respond to a dispute at the Magendantz home, in a monologue from March 2011.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/03/12/nflw_20160312_64.mp3




March 5, 2016: Bonus download! - Bass

Sat, 05 Mar 2016 17:00:00 CST

A look inside the mind of our bass player, Larry Kohut.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/03/05/aphc_20160305_bass_128.mp3




March 5, 2016: Bonus download! - Rhubarb

Sat, 05 Mar 2016 17:00:00 CST

Yes, nothing gets the taste of shame and humiliation out of your mouth like Beebopareebop Rhubarb Pie.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/03/05/aphc_20160305_rhubarb_128.mp3




March 5, 2016: Bonus download! - Limericks

Sat, 05 Mar 2016 17:00:00 CST

A few limericks about Milwaukee and its famous beers...


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/03/05/aphc_20160305_limericks_128.mp3




March 5, 2016: Bonus download! - Guy Noir

Sat, 05 Mar 2016 17:00:00 CST

Guy Noir meets with the full roster of presidential hopefuls.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/03/05/aphc_20160305_noir_128.mp3







March 5, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 05 Mar 2016 17:00:00 CST

"It was cold, it was in the 20s, but the sun was shining and that makes all the difference, of course. When the sun shines and you can smell the earth, and then you can imagine that spring is on its way." Pastor Liz delivers a sermon despite having a terrible cold, college kids begin to return home for spring break and Easter, and a few thoughts on the benefits of ice fishing.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/03/05/nflw_20160305_64.mp3




February 27, 2016: Bonus download! - Bertha's Kitty Boutique

Sat, 27 Feb 2016 17:00:00 CST

No need to worry about cat hair any longer when you get the Suck It Up Cat-Vac from Bertha's Kitty Boutique!


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/02/27/aphc_20160227_bkb_128.mp3




February 27, 2016: Bonus download! - Fred Farrell

Sat, 27 Feb 2016 17:00:00 CST

How can you defend your home against wacko wildlife? Guns are one way but a better way is a Giant California Condor call from Fred Farrell.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/02/27/aphc_20160227_fred_128.mp3




February 27, 2016: Bonus download! - Fitzgerald Theater

Sat, 27 Feb 2016 17:00:00 CST

Garrison pays tribute to our home base in St. Paul, the Fitzgerald Theater.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/02/27/aphc_20160227_fitz_128.mp3




February 27, 2016: Bonus download! - Guy Noir

Sat, 27 Feb 2016 17:00:00 CST

Guy Noir gets some career and crossword puzzle advice...


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/02/27/aphc_20160227_noir_128.mp3




February 27, 2016: Bonus download! - Coffee

Sat, 27 Feb 2016 17:00:00 CST

The American Coffee Council: We want to make coffee great again.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/02/27/aphc_20160227_coffee_128.mp3




February 27, 2016: Bonus download! - Powdermilk

Sat, 27 Feb 2016 17:00:00 CST

Has your family tried 'em? A word from Powdermilk Biscuits and a certain Republican Presidential candidate.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/02/27/aphc_20160227_powdermilk_128.mp3




February 27, 2016: Bonus download! - Misc.

Sat, 27 Feb 2016 17:00:00 CST

This week's show brought to you by Old Folks at Home Cottage Cheese and Bob's Bank...


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/02/27/aphc_20160227_misc_128.mp3




February 27, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 27 Feb 2016 17:00:00 CST

"It's been warm out there. It's been up in the 40s. You're supposed to get your fishing shack in off the ice here pretty soon. A couple of them have already gone through the ice so time is passing on." A strange flu bug hits the town, a man named Gene Ricketts visits from the Fargo Bible Institute to sell his book, and the host orders a few poetry books online while on pain pills.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/02/27/nflw_20160227_64.mp3




February 20, 2016: Bonus download! - Cat O Cat

Sat, 20 Feb 2016 17:00:00 CST

Garrison sings a fan favorite about a wayward feline.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/02/20/aphc_20160220_cat_128.mp3




February 20, 2016: Bonus download! - Story

Sat, 20 Feb 2016 17:00:00 CST

Time now for Storytime with Uncle Buddy: When you were a kid, there was a neighbor kid with an odd name like Kendrick who your mother wanted you to be like...


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/02/20/aphc_20160220_story_128.mp3




February 20, 2016: Bonus download! - Seattle

Sat, 20 Feb 2016 17:00:00 CST

Garrison was in Seattle recently and he noticed it's a bit different than St. Paul.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/02/20/aphc_20160220_seattle_128.mp3




February 20, 2016: Bonus download! - History

Sat, 20 Feb 2016 17:00:00 CST

A lesson on the differences between Minneapolis and St. Paul, beginning all the way back in 1839.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/02/20/aphc_20160220_history_128.mp3




February 20, 2016: Bonus download! - Guy Noir

Sat, 20 Feb 2016 17:00:00 CST

Guy meets a representative of the Sons of Liberty and a weasel farmer who's looking for love.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/02/20/aphc_20160220_noir_128.mp3




February 20, 2016: Bonus download! - Red Red Rose

Sat, 20 Feb 2016 17:00:00 CST

A few songs for spring, as signs of a thaw begin to appear in Minnesota.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/02/20/aphc_20160220_rose_128.mp3




February 20, 2016: The News from Lake Wobegon

Sat, 20 Feb 2016 17:00:00 CST

"It's been warm out there, been up in the 40s, the orange tulips blooming in the window of the Chatterbox Cafe that Darlene planted." Margie and Carl Krebsbach attempt to cuddle to reduce depression, the Suns of Knute cancel their Valentine's Day dinner after Val Tollefson causes a fire, and a crowd gathers after the Soderbergs' car goes through the ice.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/02/20/nflw_20160220_64.mp3




February 13, 2016: Bonus download! - Thompson

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 17:00:00 CST

A message from Thompson Tooth Tape: it's the best method yet for cleaning teeth.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/02/13/aphc_20160213_thompson_128.mp3




February 13, 2016: Bonus download! - Science

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 17:00:00 CST

An important Science News Bulletin about gravitational waves and Einstein's Theory of Relativity.


Media Files:
http://download.publicradio.org/podcast/nflw/2016/02/13/aphc_20160213_science_128.mp3