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Jon McTaggart, president and CEO of American Public Media Group, addresses the audience at "MPR Connects!" event Tuesday night at the Hampton In and Suites in Bemidji. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

New MPR head gives credit to Bemidji

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The time was 1983, and Jon McTaggart, a 23-year-old graduate of Bemidji State, was given the job as station master for the new public radio station, KCRB Bemidji. He had already shown his skill in writing for the Northern Student and as news director for the campus station.


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