Homeground Radio http://kufm.org en 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 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 Elation http://kufm.org/post/elation <p><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;">02/04/2014: As owner of a small business, <a href="http://www.elation.com/" target="_blank">Bill Simmons</a> sometimes finds some of his employees are just coasting. Fri, 31 Jan 2014 15:00:00 +0000 mtpr.org 14305 at http://kufm.org Elation Bryce Andrews http://kufm.org/post/bryce-andrews <p>01/28/2014 -<span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font size="3"><span style="font-size:12pt;"> </span></font></span></font></span>An earnest, Seattle-raised youth takes a job as a Montana ranch hand, tending cattle in wolf country. Bryce Andrews's new book describes with full honesty the hard work and hard choices on "the ragged edge of the West."&nbsp; <a href="http://www.homegroundradio.org/" target="_blank">Homeground Radio</a>,</p><p></p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 22:25:23 +0000 mtpr.org 13975 at http://kufm.org Bryce Andrews