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Minnesota's newest "next generation" state park - "you can still unplug if you want to"

The age-old vacation question: to connect or not to connect? Back in the day, with landline phones and rabbit-ear TV antennas, it was easy to disconnect from the outside world when you headed "up north." But Minnesota's newest state park, Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park , has all-electric campsites - and wifi. The MN Department of Natural Resources has everything you need to know to make your camping reservations here.

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Woman and four men posing in front of a wall of cd's
Ryan Ueki for KUMD

9/19 Live from Studio A: Annie Humphrey and the Long Hairz Collective

This native of Northern Minnesota's Leech Lake Indian Reservation has a new album combining her environmental activism and her music. The release, The Beast and the Garden , features veteran musician Mark Shark of the late John Trudell's Bad Dog band among others. Humphrey joined us in the studio on September 19, 2017 with The Long Hairz Collective; they all perform on Friday, September 22 at the AICHO Galleries in Duluth. Annie Humphrey AICHO Galleries

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MN Reads: "The Clue in the Trees" by Margi Preus

Margi Preus talks about the "reverse strip tease" of mystery writing and why she never gets more confident as a writer.

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Listen to our session from June 2nd, 2006 with this acoustic songwriter and slide guitarist from St. Paul.

Jeff Ray

Tuesday, May 2nd at 1:30pm

We continue our preview of this week's Homegrown Music Festival with an in-studio session with Charlie Parr, who plays the same night at Sacred Heart.

Tuesday, May 2nd at 3pm

Eric Pollard drops by for music and conversation.

Friday, April 28th at 3pm.

A. Paul Ortega is a Mescalero Apache musician and medicine man from New Mexico. He'll perform at St. Scholastica's American Indian Art and Music Festival.

Haley Bonar returned to Duluth for a CD release party for her new album, "Lure the Fox" on April 28th, 2006. She stopped by our studios for music and conversation. Listen to the interview and performance here!

www.haleybonar.com

Friday, April 28th at 1pm.

This St. Cloud band will drop by our studios to preview their "Cabin Fever Review" shows at the Tap Room on April 28th & 29th.

Join us for a session with this Minneapolis folk-rocker on Friday, June 9th at 1pm. It's a preview of his show with Ellery at Beaner's Central at 8pm.

Gabriel James
Beaner's Central.

Friday, March 31 at 1pm.

Local artists Sterling Waters and Bare Common are live in our studios.

Join us for an in-studio session with this Texas artist on Friday, May 5th at 1pm. It's a preview of her 9pm show at Amazing Grace Bakery and Cafe.

Tish Hinojosa joins us for an hour of music and conversation in anticipation of her show at Amazing Grace.

Friday, April 14th at 1pm

David Boone is a singer/songwriter from Missoula, Montana who'll join us in the studio for a preview of his show at Beaner's Central.

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