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Staff and board members of KAXE/KBXE Northern Community Radio break ground on a rainy afternoon Tuesday for the new broadcast tower near Shevlin. Pioneer Photo/Molly Miron

Northern Community Radio: KBXE breaks ground for new tower

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Warned away from the edge of the excavation by contractors from Lundgren Backhoe of Bagley, staff and board members of KBXE in Bagley/Bemidji and KAXE in Grand Rapids/Brainerd opened a new page in local radio history.


As the rain fell Tuesday afternoon, the group held the symbolic groundbreaking in a 40-acre wasteland near Shevlin for the 499-foot tower that will carry KBXE signals.

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