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FreepCast The Free Press Media

    • Arts
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    Episode 24 — SCOTT RODRIGUEZ, JORDY LOVINGGOOD, JOHN ARMENDARIZ

    Episode 24 — SCOTT RODRIGUEZ, JORDY LOVINGGOOD, JOHN ARMENDARIZ

    The skateboard scene in Mankato goes back decades, but in no time was it more interesting — or fraught — than in the late 80s when the city enacted its skateboard ordinance. We sat down with three lifelong skateboarders to get their take on that, as well as skate culture in general, run-ins with police, and more.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Episode 23 — TIM TUPY

    Episode 23 — TIM TUPY

    Twenty years ago, Tim Tupy and his wife Tammy took a chance and started a business in Mankato called Liv Salon and Spa. A few years later, they started another: Mankato Brewery. On this episode of FreepCast, Tim talks about both businesses, the craft brewery trend, running a business during a pandemic and the perils of seeing Cougars during early morning runs.

    • 56 min
    Episode 22 — Dana Sikkila

    Episode 22 — Dana Sikkila

    Dana Sikkila is the director of the 410 Project, a grassroots, volunteer-run art gallery and creative space. Her name has been in the news in southern Minnesota for about a decade, mostly about shows coming up at the 410, or updates on her Project Bike trips to bike across the state gathering artworks. But on today's FreepCast, we go a little deeper with Dana to find out what motivates her.

    • 49 min
    Episode 21 — JACKSON FORDERER

    Episode 21 — JACKSON FORDERER

    On March 1, The Free Published a major reporting project anchored by the brilliant photography of Jackson Forderer. The project followed the painful and tortured life of Kris Bonander, including the death of his partner, Scott Radtke. In this episode of FreepCast, we talk about the story behind the story, and how Jackson was able to get the kind of access he needed to create such wonderful photos.

    • 45 min
    A FreepCast UPDATE!

    A FreepCast UPDATE!

    Like everything else, FreepCast is having to deal with this stupid virus. We'll be back when everything's hunky dory again, K?

    • 47 sec
    Episode 20 — NATE BOOTS

    Episode 20 — NATE BOOTS

    On this episode of FreepCast we sit down for an hour deep conversation and MUSIC with Nate Leboutillier, AKA Nate Boots. Nate talks about his obsession with Weezer, making music with his kids and the love he has for North Mankato. Most importantly, Nate performs three gorgeous songs. You DO NOT want to miss this one, folks. Enjoy.

    • 1 hr 2 min

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