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  • Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - North Dakota Rent Help replaced the emergency rent bridge program this summer, but there’s concern that folks who need the help might not realize they qualify. Here to discuss the need and how people can participate, is Andrea Olson, state executive director of the Community Action Partnership. She can also fill us in on support services for veterans, Sportsmen Against Hunger, and Weatherization help – after all, governor Burgum has proclaimed October 30th as Weatherization Day! ~~~ The adrenal glands have a lot of responsibilities. They help regulate stress and hormones. If they’re not working properly, that can lead to other issues. Sometimes those issues mimic signs of menopause. We visit with Karla Hensrud-Wagner, a group fitness coordinator at Family Wellness about adrenals and menopause.
  • Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - The North Dakota Human Rights Film Festival is coming up, with events being held around the state. It’s a project of “The Human Family,” a North Dakota non-profit that seeks to make positive changes through art. Joining us to share some festival highlights are Sean Coffman, executive director of The Human Family; and Falcon Gott, the festival’s Native American programming director. ~~~ In an excerpt from the Conversations on Healthcare podcast, we hear from former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb. He discusses his new book, “Uncontrolled Spread: Why COVID-19 Crushed Us and How We Can Defeat the Next Pandemic.”
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  • Today, with American Archives Month winding down, we conclude our series on North Dakota’s State Archives, which are part of State Historical Society.Herbert Fish was curator for the historical society from July 1907 until August 1915. He was a strong force, travelling the state to conduct field work, and collect documents and artifacts. He didn’t always have to go far; a report in local newspapers stated that he played a lucky role in saving the private correspondence of the state and territorial governors. Their letters were found in a vault at the Capitol where the society had its office. The letters were about to be destroyed by the janitor when Fish discovered them. Instead of ending up in the ash heap, they were added to the society’s collections.