Brian Kahn http://kufm.org en Montana Supreme Court Justice Beth Baker http://kufm.org/post/montana-supreme-court-justice-beth-baker <p>4/22/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.homegroundradio.org/" target="_blank">Homeground</a>:" Nearly all of us are grateful for our Constitutional rights, but most of us would have trouble naming exactly what they are. And what happens when individual and public rights seem to contradict one another? <a href="http://courts.mt.gov/supreme/bios/baker.mcpx" target="_blank">Montana Supreme Court Justice Beth Baker</a>’s job is to know those rights, and, when they come into conflict, to make the call.</p><p></p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 mtpr.org 17855 at http://kufm.org Montana Supreme Court Justice Beth Baker Access To Success http://kufm.org/post/access-success <p>4/15/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.homegroundradio.org/" target="_blank">Homeground Radio</a>:" Nearly one-third of American kids fail to graduate from high school, and many end up in dead-end jobs or in prison. “Alternative" high schools offer an answer. One,&nbsp; Helena College's <a href="http://www.umhelena.edu/catalog/accesstosuccess.aspx" target="_blank">Access to Success</a> program, turns lives around. Really.</p><p></p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 mtpr.org 17467 at http://kufm.org Access To Success Adverse Childhood Experience Study http://kufm.org/post/adverse-childhood-experience-study <p>4/1/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.homegroundradio.org/" target="_blank">Homeground Radio</a>:" Suppose we had a tool that could predict people's future problems: alcoholism, depression, diabetes, heart disease. In fact, we may have that tool. It's the <a href="http://acestudy.org/" target="_blank">Adverse Childhood Experiences</a> test, or A.C.E. So now, what do we do with it? <a href="http://www.intermountainschool.org/about-us/faculty-and-staff/" target="_blank">Dr. Tue, 01 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 mtpr.org 16831 at http://kufm.org Adverse Childhood Experience Study Robert Bonnie http://kufm.org/post/robert-bonnie <p></p><p>3/25/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.homegroundradio.org/" target="_blank">Home Ground</a>:" Last year, <a href="http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?contentidonly=true&amp;contentid=bio-bonnie.xml" target="_blank">Robert Bonnie</a> was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the Department of Agriculture's Under Secretary for Natural Resources and the Environment. The job matters; Bonnie overseas the U.S. Forest Service. Hear what this Kentucky farm boy has to say on climate change, forest fires, and on finding common ground.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000 mtpr.org 16413 at http://kufm.org Robert Bonnie Royce Engstrom http://kufm.org/post/royce-engstrom <p>3/18/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.homegroundradio.org/" target="_blank">Home Ground Radio</a>:" As the changes in knowledge, technology, and economic systems accelerate, does higher education still matter? Can it help us all? University of Montana president Royce Engstrom says "yes."&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000 mtpr.org 16094 at http://kufm.org Royce Engstrom The Intelligence of Animals: Ravens & Wolves http://kufm.org/post/intelligence-animals-ravens-wolves <p>3/11/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.homegroundradio.org/" target="_blank">Homeground Radio</a>:"</p><p>For 200,000 years, humans have lived intimately with wild animals. We were captivated by their beauty, intelligence and power. The technology of the last two hundred years - 1,000th of our time on earth - has<br />separated us.&nbsp; Does it matter? Sculptor and naturalist <a href="http://www.georgebumann.com/gb/" target="_blank">George Bumann</a> thinks so.</p><p></p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000 mtpr.org 15804 at http://kufm.org The Intelligence of Animals: Ravens & Wolves Helena College - University of Montana http://kufm.org/post/helena-college-university-montana <p>3/4/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.homegroundradio.org/" target="_blank">Home Ground Radio</a>:"&nbsp; <a href="http://www.umhelena.edu/" target="_blank">Helena College - University of Montana</a>.&nbsp;</p><p>When we think of “higher education”, we tend to overlook two-year colleges, which offer important technical training as well as a path to personal confidence and accomplishment.</p><p></p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 20:00:00 +0000 mtpr.org 15527 at http://kufm.org Helena College - University of Montana Betty Medsger http://kufm.org/post/betty-medsger <div style="margin:0;"><p><font size="3"><font face="Arial,sans-serif">2/15/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.homegroundradio.org/" target="_blank">Home Ground Radio</a>:" </font></font><span lang="en-US"><font face="Consolas" size="2"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;"><font face="Arial,sans-serif" size="3"><span style="font-size:12pt;">Betty Medsger, author of "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/02/books/review/the-burglary-by-betty-medsger.html" target="_blank">The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI</a>."</span></font></span></font></span></p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 15:00:00 +0000 mtpr.org 15249 at http://kufm.org Betty Medsger Cooper Hibbard http://kufm.org/post/cooper-hibbard <div style="margin:0;"><p><font size="3"><font face="Arial,sans-serif">"<a href="http://www.homegroundradio.org/" target="_blank">Home Ground Radio</a>," February 18th, 2014: </font></font><span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font face="Arial,sans-serif" size="3"><span style="font-size:12pt;">You grew up the fifth </span></font><font face="Arial,sans-serif" size="3"><span style="font-size:12pt;">generation in a ranching family, and decided by age twelve your life would be to manage the ranch – the grass, the water, the livestock, the wildli Fri, 14 Feb 2014 15:00:00 +0000 mtpr.org 14927 at http://kufm.org Cooper Hibbard Small Business Administration http://kufm.org/post/small-business-administration <p>"<a href="http://www.homegroundradio.org/" target="_blank">Homeground Radio</a>," February 11th, 2014: The Small Business Administration was created to aid, counsel and protect the interests of small businesses; to preserve free competitive enterprise; and to maintain and strengthen the economy of our nation. In a competitive world, that's not a simple mission.</p><p></p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 22:29:07 +0000 mtpr.org 14873 at http://kufm.org Small Business Administration