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October 3, 2015: Bonus download! - North Dakota Wine
A word from the Wines of North Dakota...
October 3, 2015: Bonus download! - Ulysses
Ulysses has spent years away from home because the goddess of love was in the mood to make mischief.
October 3, 2015: Bonus download! - Mencken
A visit from the Sage of Baltimore, Henry Louis Mencken
October 3, 2015: Bonus download! - Grandeur
One thing women don't understand about men is their continual need for a sense of grandeur...
October 3, 2015: Bonus download! - Don't Put Yourself Down
A song from GK with a little advice for younger generations
October 3, 2015: The News from Lake Wobegon
"This long, strange, warm fall is finally coming to an end. We're about a week away from frost and we're looking forward to that." A mysterious wedding takes place at the Lutheran Church, and memories of when Uncle Earl secretly bought a TV to watch Minnesota Gophers football games.
September 26, 2015: Bonus download! - Guy Noir
Guy Noir gets a haircut and meets a visitor from Rome who just wants to get away from large crowds for a while.
September 26, 2015: Bonus download! - P.O.E.M.
A word from our sponsor, the Professional Organization of English Majors
September 26, 2015: Bonus download! - Xi
Garrison welcomed Chinese president Xi Jinping to the U.S. with a quick song.
September 26, 2015: The News from Lake Wobegon
"We've had this very warm September and the trees have not started to turn as yet, but the apples are ripe and there's a smell of them in the air." The host describes a memorable hitchhiking trip to Minneapolis, Pastor Kohler holds a viewing party for the super moon eclipse, and town constables Gary and Leroy pacify Mr. Hoppe with a few jokes.
September 19, 2015: Bonus download! - Trump
Garrison opened the broadcast with a short song about a certain Republican presidential candidate.
September 19, 2015: The News from Lake Wobegon
"It's not the New Year, you know, or anything of the sort, but September: a gorgeous, gorgeous time, and the leaves are turning and the smell of apples in the air." The host recalls a notable childhood moviegoing experience, Lyle Janke's 10th grade biology class learns about bears, and a few thoughts on the power of memory.
September 12, 2015: The News from Lake Wobegon
"It was warm and kind of windy all week and we got this terrific thunderstorm on Wednesday, which was a great boon, to get washed off like that." Fishing season begins and fishermen return to their pursuit of the famous walleye Old Pete, Luann cuts her hair very short, the town analyzes photos of Pastor Liz in Rome, and Pastor Haugen irritates his secretary Marlene, in a monologue from May 2014.
September 5, 2015: The News from Lake Wobegon
"It's been kind of warm and humid here this last week and yet the migrating birds have been leaving. The orioles and the nighthawks, they know something." Lyle Janske deals with pranksters in the back of his science class, Pastor Liz leaves to write a book and is replaced by Pastor Kohler, and the Lake Wobegon Leonards lose their first game of the season.
August 29, 2015: The News from Lake Wobegon
"It's been beautiful this last week. The Lake Wobegon Whippets opened their '94 home season with the annual Memorial Day doubleheader at the Wally 'Old Hard Hands' Bunsen Memorial Park." Ernie discovers the secret to a perfect knuckleball as the Whippets begin their season, high school graduates ponder their future, and the host shares a few memories of the Grand Ole Opry's last night at the Ryman, in a monologue from June 1994.
August 22, 2015: The News from Lake Wobegon
"We got a good snow here this last week. Over this last weekend, got a foot of snow and it just cheered everybody up immediately." The fresh snow revives conversation around town, Myrtle Anderson tries to return to town 33 years after an embezzlement scandal, and everyone agrees not to turn their Christmas lights on too soon, in a November 2010 monologue.
August 15, 2015: The News from Lake Wobegon
"This was the week that the weather turned. The big ship swung off to the North." Carl Krebsbach tries a new and embarrassing method of leaf collection, the town celebrates Veterans Day, and newly widowed Becky Beckman keeps a final promise to her husband Bradley by taking his place on an annual deer-hunting trip, in a monologue from November 2010.
August 8, 2015: The News from Lake Wobegon
"Something about a storm moving through just takes all your troubles with it. All the things that you were worried about this morning just go away with the storm." The Whippets lose a big game to the Avon Bards in the 9th inning, Arlene Bunsen visits her son in Houston, Texas, and an old hermit moves into the Inqvists' house and plants a magnificent garden, in a monologue from June 2008.
August 1, 2015: The News from Lake Wobegon
"The crocuses are up and the tulips are up, and then we got a little bit of snow overnight but nobody said a word about it." Dorothy wins the "Guess the Ice Melt" contest, Lyle watches over a tundra swan that has decided to be a dog, and Pastor Liz discards a sermon about the beauty of family, in a monologue from April 2011.
July 25, 2015: The News from Lake Wobegon
"We had about 15 minutes of spring this year, kind of typical in Minnesota, and then it turned into summer all of a sudden." The town avoids Senator K. Thorvaldson and his boring rhubarb stories, and when Sally Emmett gets married after graduating from Macalester College, everyone is mystified by the groom's Californian parents -- a monologue from June 2002.