Home Ground

Tuesday 1:00 PM -1:30 PM

Home Ground Radio is a half-hour public affairs program with topics that range from the environment to the politics of Montana and the rural west. In each program, host Brian Kahn conducts one or two in-depth interviews.

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Home Ground Radio
12:25 pm
Wed December 18, 2013

Deer Lodge Prison Vocational Training

December 31st, 2013: In much of the country, the attitude towards criminals is "lock 'em up and throw away away the key." Not in Montana. At the Montana State Prison in Deer Lodge, some serious criminals are offered the chance to turn their lives around. Meet two, on "Homeground."

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Home Ground Radio
12:16 pm
Wed December 18, 2013

General Mercantile

December 24th, 2013: The general mercantile store is where we used to buy what we wanted, then talk with neighbors, maybe read the paper over a cup of coffee. Long gone? Not in Helena, MT, where Ray Domer's General Merc is alive and well in its 43rd year. http://www.homegroundradio.org/

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Home Ground Radio
3:18 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Friendship Center

12/17/2013 - Domestic violence - two words.  And behind those words are damaged human lives.  The bad news is we have our share.   The good news is there are good places with good people where victims can get help - and hope.

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Home Ground Radio
11:19 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Shodair Children's Hospital

12/10/13 - Part 2 of our series on mental illness in children:  How do you get through to a suicidal child and help her turn her life around?  Shodair Children's Hospital does just that.

Home Ground Radio
1:25 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

Mental Illness in Children

12/3/2013 - Thousands of kids in Montana behave in ways that indicate serious mental illness.  Are they really "sick?"  Or reacting normally to a terribly abnormal childhood?  Be prepared to be shocked.

Home Ground Radio
10:15 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Conrad Burns Part 2

11/5/2013 - Conrad Burns shares his views on a wide array of issues (part 2 of 2)

Home Ground Radio
10:12 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Conrad Burns Part 1

10/29/2013 - In the United States Senate he represented Montana longer than any Republican in the state's history.  Hear what Conrad Burns has to say about money in politics, policy, and power.  (Part 1 of 2)

Home Ground Radio
10:05 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Aaron Parrett

10/22/2013 - We live in a culture of commerce, where even higher education is judged in commercial terms:  Will it help get a better-paying job?  Aaron Parrett has a different, old-fashioned view:  It is education i the arts and literature that really counts.

Home Ground Radio
10:00 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Ken Egan

9/10/13 - The American west has a history of economic booms and busts.  With shale oil development headed our way, are there lessons we can learn from our past?

Home Ground Radio
9:55 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Jeff Hagener

9/3/2013 - Would you want a job where you are routinely blamed for too many, and too few, deer and elk, too many and too few wolves, for restricting oil and gas development, and for allowing too much of it?

Jeff Hagener has that terrific job: He’s Director of Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks.

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