Common Ground Beltrami County History Center

Thursday, May 21 at 7pm This week on Common Ground, we tour the opening day of the Beltrami County History Center’s new modular exhibits featuring Beltrami County’s History. Exhibit designer/constructor Steve Sundhal explains the challenges of creating the new...

Common Ground 615 – Lost Towns

A historian tours Lost Towns of Central and Northern Minnesota. Retired teacher, historian and author of the book Lost Towns, Rhonda Fochs (author’s website) takes Common Ground back in time with tours of Lincoln, Minnesota & Buena Vista, Minnesota. Through interviews...

Common Ground 611 – Artist Lindsey Owens & The Buena Vista Fall Color Festival

Follow student and artist Lindsey Owens as she creates interactive art for the Headwaters Science Center in Bemidji, explaining the importance of art in science for young women. Then tour The Buena Vista Fall Colors Festival at the Buena Vista Ski area for local history and...

Common Ground 609 – Bemidji’s Natural Choice Farmers Market

Tour the Bemidji Natural Choice Farmer’s Market, learning the importance of local grown food, & locally made products then visit a farm where the food is grown. Bemidji, MN, January 22nd 2015. Duane Hayes, Cheryl Krystosek & Arianne Bagginstoss lend insight as to what one...

Common Ground 608 – Rock Hounds Part 2

In this follow-up to Rock Hounds, follow faceter Chuck Durnan’s process as he demonstrates a spectacular cut he’s developed on a semi-precious stone. Bemidji, MN, January 15th 2015. Chuck Durnan of the Park Rapids area carries on the knowledge he began learning from his father at...

Common Ground 605 – Paul Bunyan Vintage Auto Club

The Paul Bunyan Vintage Auto Club brings classic and antique cars to a diverse show at the Bemidji High School; Kermit Anderson, “Ike” Eickhoff, & others speak on the club’s involvement in our community. Bemidji, MN, November 20th 2014. The Paul Bunyan Vintage Auto Club takes...

Common Ground 603 – E.W. Hallett

John Parsons explores the Crosby-Ironton history of local industrialist & philanthropist E.W. Hallett, his contributions to the community and his legacy. Bemidji, MN, November 6th 2014. From humble beginnings to an empire of industry, local businessman E.W. Hallett was...

Common Ground 601 – Beltrami County History Center

Common Ground’s Season Six premiere tours the opening day of The Beltrami County History Center’s new modular exhibits on Beltrami County’s history. Diverse contributions from the surrounding community, including The Leech Lake Tribal College & Elaine...
Posted On 17 Oct 2014
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Common Ground 509

A Kelliher woodcarver shares his inner angst with viewers as he walks thru the process that enabled him to carve his first ever life-size Angel in full public gaze. A Kelliher woodcarver shares his inner angst with viewers as he walks thru the process that enabled him to carve...
Posted On 03 Apr 2014
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Common Ground 519

Two sisters reminisce in poetry and prose as they return to the family farm and share the triumphs and trials of their immigrant forbears. Candace Simar and Angela Foster walk viewers around the farm, which the family lost due to ill health in 1970, and across to the nearby...
Posted On 13 Mar 2014
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