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Backyard Almanac: An old record still stands

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

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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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MN Reads: Michael Schumacher, The Contest: The 1968 Election and the War for America's Soul

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.

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Bob King loves to share stories.  Which might explain his work as a photojournalist and editor for the Duluth News Tribune and his writing and photography about the night sky.

And another thing: darkness matters.

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If the only place you have to live is your car, that's bad enough.

But if that's illegal, and you're cited for it, how does that help?

Forever Home 7/6

Jul 5, 2018

Lucy 

Lucy is a three year old  brown and white American Staffordshire Terrier mix.  She came from a previous home and is now looking for her new loving home! Lucy would love to find an active family who can match her high energy lifestyle. She enjoys running and playing all day long. This super smart girl also knows the commands for sit, shake, high-five, lay-down, and stay. She is available at Animal Allies Humane Society.

Chholing Taha

Chholing Taha brings her work to the Duluth Art Institute this month in a show called “Every Spirit Tells a Story.” Her bright and vibrant paintings inspired by Great Lakes tribes opens with a reception and artist talk on Thursday, July 12, from 6-9 pm

Painter and ceremonial shawl maker Chholing Taha is a Cree First Nations artist is originally from Quebec and New York state but now is based in Minnesota.  You can hear more from her at the artist talk on July 12, the exhibit is on display through September 2, 2018.

Taha shares her journey with us here on Radio Gallery.

Minnesota State Parks has created a new way to find your next outdoor adventure.  The new website has an online tool with an interactive map with filters for favorite outdoor activities, amenities and locations.  

Duluth Brewhouse Release Party 7/7

Jul 3, 2018
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KUMD is Proud to Sponsor the Duluth Brewhouse Release Party.

The Duluth Brewhouse is officially releasing their delicious flavors to market and hosting a fun deck party to celebrate! The party takes place on Saturday, July 7 from 3pm to 10pm at Endion Station and will feature live music, fun giveaways and the official release of Duluth Brewhouse beer in cans!

Live Music on the Deck (weather permitting):
Colleen Myhre at 4pm
The Northwoods Band at 7pm

Hunger Solutions Minnesota

There's good news and bad news when it comes to fighting hunger in Minnesota.

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What do you value most about the Iron Range?  If you  have or want to express it art-wise, there's an open call for it as part of the Annual Iron Range Exhibit.  Here's more information:

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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 the Indigo Girls

Tune in Thursday, July 19, at 12pm to hear KUMD's Maija Jenson chat with Amy Ray of the Indigo Girls .

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