Mark Helpsmeet's blog

Lots of Peter Alsop
Posted Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 3:00pm in Mark Helpsmeet's blog
No musician has been a guest more frequently on Northern Spirit Radio, sometimes for Song of the Soul (SOS) and sometimes for Spirit In Action (...
3 Western Friend Essays
Posted Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 9:31am in Mark Helpsmeet's blog
Western Friend is part of my regular reading, full of deep, innovative, rooted articles by real people, all brought together under the creative magic of Mary Klein.
Posted Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 11:26pm in Mark Helpsmeet's blog
Dear Friends, I'm feeling gratitude on this Thanksgiving Day 2017, so I wanted to let you know.
A Quaker Ministry of Radio
Posted Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 1:18pm in Mark Helpsmeet's blog
A video interview with Mark Helpsmeet, founder of Northern Spirit Radio, about its founding of and mission of the programs, and their specific Quaker influences and inspiration.
Peggy Seeger Book
Posted Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 10:55am in Mark Helpsmeet's blog
We talk to a lot of folk musicians for Song of the Soul, because that's a special passion of mine, and so I tracked down Pete Seeger's younger sister, Peggy Seeger, back in 2010, and did both a...
Posted Monday, May 15, 2017 - 9:11am in Mark Helpsmeet's blog
Today is International Conscientious Objector to War Day. "War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today." John F.
Posted Friday, March 10, 2017 - 7:59pm in Mark Helpsmeet's blog
The one great weakness of radio is that it's purely auditory, which can make talking about art and photography a little tricky.
Posted Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 9:41pm in Mark Helpsmeet's blog
For the first time, Northern Spirit Radio's music-focused program, Song of the Soul, will have an outlet in the Chippewa Valley!
Broadcasting from the Heartland
Posted Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 2:45pm in Mark Helpsmeet's blog
People from all over the Chippewa Valley and beyond gathered for  Fun, ProFundity, and Fund-raising on Sat., Oct.
Posted Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 10:51am in Mark Helpsmeet's blog
Welcome to Northern Spirit Radio's latest affiliate, KPSQ, in Fayetteville, Arkansas, our first in the state!
KVGD-LP, Goldendale, WA
Posted Monday, August 1, 2016 - 1:27pm in Mark Helpsmeet's blog
Since April, 2016, there has been a 3rd Washington State station carrying NSR programs.
WMUU Banner
Posted Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 4:56pm in Mark Helpsmeet's blog
Northern Spirit Radio is now up on a 2nd Madison radio station, thanks to the folks at WMUU Radio That Mooves You (I like their sense of humor, btw), 102.9 LPFM in Madison.
Gold Canyon Public Radio
Posted Monday, May 16, 2016 - 10:46am in Mark Helpsmeet's blog
Gold Canyon Public Radio may be the newest Northern Spirit Radio affiliate. They are testing out Song of the Soul.
Posted Friday, February 5, 2016 - 3:59pm in Mark Helpsmeet's blog
Over the past month we've welcomed 3 new stations who are carrying Northern Spirit Radio shows. Welcome to KTwH - Two Harbors, our first Minnesota station.
NSR Logo
Posted Thursday, December 31, 2015 - 4:59pm in Mark Helpsmeet's blog
We sent out the 2016 fund-raising letter the end of November, and lots of support has come in already. But maybe you've been waiting for this message to unleash your contribution to help us meet our $12,000 budget.
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