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In this Oct. 26 photo, Betsy McDougall laughs as she recounts a story of buying leftover carpet from a restaurant to cover the walls of a new studio for Niijii radio in Callaway, Minn Niijii means friends in Ojibwe. Much of the work has been done by volunteers, who will also provide much of the station's programming. AP Photo/Dan Gunderson

American Indian voices take to radio airwaves

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CALLAWAY, Minn. (AP) - Four new radio stations are on the air across northern Minnesota, and each is eager to serve American Indian audiences.


In Callaway, Cass Lake, Nett Lake and Cloquet, station employees and volunteers have been scrambling to get the stations up and running so they can provide music and information to tribal members, many of whom live in isolated areas.

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