Ruby

Artist Spotlight: INXS

Michael Hutchence knew exactly what Jim Morrison was doing, and he knew how to do it better.  

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Why I Relay – Ruby Tuesday

This year, for the first time, Alexandria’s media have joined together to fight cancer and raise money for the American Cancer Society. The Echo Press, KIKV-FM / Cool 94.3, and KXRA are now teammates as the Media Matters team for this year’s Relay for Life. Cancer has affected all of us deeply, and we hope by working together, we can …

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Taste Test – Lay’s Limited Edition Chips – Chipsploration 2K19

Have you tried the latest limited edition flavors of chips from Lay’s?  Ruby tried them.  Results were…well, watch the video. 

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The Last Bar, Minnesota, and Prince

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called life. Snacks help. Electric word, snacks.

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Spring Rain, Snowmelt May Cause Localized Flooding, Road Closures

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Spring rain, melting snow and culverts and catch basins plugged with ice can cause water to back up onto highways. The Minnesota Department of Transportation wants to remind motorists to be watchful for flooded areas as water can rise quickly. In many areas, ditches are filled with snow and the roadway shoulders have high banks of …

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Early Spring Gardening Prep – Focus 3/10/19

This weekend on Focus, my guest is Robin Trott,  Douglas County Extention Educator, University of Minnesota.  We discuss the effects of all of the snow we have these days, potential flooding, the emerald ash borer, how to start prepping for gardening, and how to best feed the birds.   Listen now:

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City of Alexandria Issues Winter Weather Procedures In Advance of Snow

We have plenty of snow, but like it or not, we’re gonna get more winter weather this weekend.  According to Too Tall Tom, we’re looking at the potential of six to ten inches of snow on Saturday in the Alexandria area.   The City of Alexandria has issued Winter Weather Procedures including: 

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Describe The 80’s in Five Words

There’s a hashtag game going around on Twitter, I think it’s, like, totally fun.  #DescribeThe80sInFiveWords – Here’s mine:

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Alex Trebek Diagnosed With Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer

Alex Trebek announced on Wednesday he has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. He released a personal video statement today to clarify his health situation with the public and assure his fans that he’s ready to fight. 

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How Do You Pronounce That Minnesota Town?

There are some town names in Minnesota that will just make you say “what the heck?”.  Do you know how to pronounce all of these town names?   Carlos Locals in this central Minnesota town know that it’s not “Car-lohs” it’s “CAR-liss“.  Also in the area are Carlos State Park and Carlos Creek Winery – which oddly enough, are pronounced “Car-lohs” …

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