2019 Mississippi River Festival

The KAXE Mississippi River Festival celebrates its 15th year! Bring a chair or blanket, a cooler and sunscreen. There will be food concessions and a silent auction. Come prepared for anything, we play rain or shine! Visit kaxe.org for more information.

FRIDAY July 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm LINEUP:

Bad Bad Hats + The 4onthefloor

SATURDAY July 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm LINEUP:

Kitchi Boogie + Whitehorse + Kevin Gordon + Lindsay Beaver

Why Support Northern Community Radio?

Your membership supports operations, events and programming at Northern Community Radio. Membership donations are tax deductible, to the extent allowed by law. More information is available at www.kaxe.org -- Thank you!

Authentic local radio, connecting you to northern Minnesota

Rain garden at KAXE

on the Mississippi River

About Us

Maggie Montgomery

General Manager

Northern Community Radio is an independent community public radio organization broadcasting in northern Minnesota since 1976. We operate KAXE-FM at 91.7 Grand Rapids, 89.9 FM Brainerd and 105.3 FM Ely, and KBXE-FM at 90.5 in Bemidji and Bagley areas. Authentic local radio connecting you to northern Minnesota. We are a non-profit 501 (c) 3 tax exempt charitable organization building community in northern Minnesota. More information and audio streaming available at www.kaxe.org


KAXE 260 NE 2nd Street, Grand Rapids MN 55744 (800) 662-5799


KBXE 305 America Ave NW,  Bemidji MN 56601  (218) 333-9005 

Northern Community Radio 260 NE 2ND Street, Grand Rapids MN USA

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