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"Lake Superior" or "the Superior Ocean"?

Jesse Schomberg says calling Superior a "lake" lulls people into a false sense of security.

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6/19 Live from Studio A: Kyle Ollah

Listen to our sessions with this young Duluth musician, known for his unvarnished solo folk performances, his fiddle playing at traditional dances, his occasional collaborations with Charlie Parr, and his work with local band Yester. He'll release his first full-length solo album of American folk songs at Amazing Grace on Saturday, June 23. He joined us on June 19, 2018 to talk about the album and share some tunes. Live from Studio A on KUMD is made possible by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural...

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"In this town, it's easier to buy a machine gun than to rent an apartment" - Terry L.'s story

No matter how much you like your car, you probably don't want to live in it..

When Duluth lifted the ban on sleeping in parked vehicles, the city wasn't saying a car was ok as a permanent residence, but City Councilors were saying police could concentrate on wellness checks and not moving people along.

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Forever Home 7/19

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Forever Home and Contented Critters

Sammy  

Sammy is a young adult Lab. He is a big loveable guy who needs a home of his own. He has expressive eyes and a warm heart and is ready to love his new family. Sammy is available for adoption at Contented Critters Animal Sanctuary

Peggy

Pitchfork 2018 - Festival Preview

Jul 18, 2018
Pitchfork

Entering its thirteenth year as an annual summer music festival, Pitchfork Music Festival looks to continue it’s promise of on-brand entertainment that fans and followers have come to expect from the publication. Returning to Chicago’s Union Park, just outside the heart of the city, the festival boasts an impressive line-up of seasoned and up-and-coming acts from a variety of genres. With a strong and endearing line-up, here’s what you can expect from the festival to ensure you get the best Pitchfork experience:

FRIDAY

Tame Impala:

Shelby L Bell [via Flickr]

Naturalist, author and educator Larry Weber, always a keen observer of what is, acknowledges an important anniversary.  

Duluth Readerfest: Cloud Cult

Jul 13, 2018
Cloudcult.com

KUMD is a proud sponsor of Duluth Readerfest: The Best Festival Money Can't Buy! Cloud Cult will return to the Bayfront stage joined by a variety local bands and musicians: Alamode, Todd Eckart, Woodblind, Nat Harvie Trio, and Ingeborg von Agassiz. The music will start at 3pm. The Kids Korner will be open from 3-6pm featuring Dan the Monday Man, a climbing wall, a bounce house, face painting, and a magic village.

Be sure to stop by the KUMD tent and say hi to our volunteers!

Date: Friday, July 20
Time: 3-11pm
Location: Bayfront Festival Park
Tickets: Free

©Lisa Johnson

 

Why has Jason Rice, a longtime fan of and two-time musher in the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon stepped down from the Beargrease board ... and was he been spotted stalking Ryan Redington?

Seriously?

Bayfront Festival Park
Facebook // Bayfront Reggae & World Music Festival

KUMD is a proud sponsor of The Bayfront Reggae and World Music Festival. The Bayfront Reggae & World Music Festival is a celebration of world music with artists who spread the message of love, hope, and equality for all people around the world. The festival take place rain or shine at the Bayfront Festival Park. 

Music in the HART

Jul 12, 2018
Music in the HART

KUMD is Proud to Sponsor Music in the HART at Lake Place Park

Music in the HART (Historic Arts & Theatre District) Concert Series begins Thursday, August 2 and runs every Thursday of August. This free, family-friendly event will feature music performed by new bands each week, accompanied with food and beverages along the shore of Lake Superior.

Dates:
Thursday, August 2
Thursday, August 9
Thursday, August 16
Thursday, August 23
Thursday, August 30

© 2018 University of Minnesota Press

Our guest on this episode of MN Reads is Michael Schumacher, the author of The Contest: The 1968 Election and the War for America's Soul, published in 2018 by the University of Minnesota Press.

Joel Kilgour of Forward Coalition visits KUMD to discuss information surrounding the group's upcoming meeting tonight at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Duluth. 

Forever Home 7/11

Jul 12, 2018
Animal Allies and Contented Critters

Bear

Bear is a four year old male mixed breed. He is ready for a family to keep him forever and love him. Bear is availalbe for adoption at Contented Critters Animal Sanctuary. 

Drew

Drew is a male domestic short hair kitten looking for his new home. His foster parents described him as a little shy at first, but sweet once he knows you. Drew is available for adoption at Animal Allies Humane Society.

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KUMD Live from Studio A Volume 1

KUMD is pleased to announce the release of Live from Studio A Volume 1 , a collection of 16 tracks recorded in our studios over the past several years.

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Interview with Amy Ray of Indigo Girls

KUMD's Maija Jenson shares her conversations with Amy Ray of the Indigo Girls .

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