MnDot: "we're always up for a good challenge"

Back in 1960, MnDOT built a chunk of Highway 53 on land owned by a mining company. The only catch was, if the company wanted to get at the ore underneath the road, the road would have to be moved. Fast forward 57 years and the road did indeed need to be moved, a project "cursed with a short timeline but blessed with resources." Houston says he's not headed to Disneyland to celebrate the completion of the project ... but he is going to deer camp.

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11/2 Live From Studio A: Sara Thomsen, Maggie Wheeler, and Emile Hassan Dyer

Thomsen lead her Echoes of Peace choir at the annual Duluth Sister Cities International fundraising concert, One Village Many Voices , on November 3 at St. Scholastica's Mitchell Auditorium. This year's guest performers included Wheeler, who's best known as the actress who portrayed Janice on TV's Friends . Wheeler is also a singer, songwriter, workshop facilitator. Hassan Dyer is a vocalist, percussionist, vocal improviser, and storyteller who was raised in France and Senegal and has been...

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KUMD Presents The Sound Sessions

KUMD is proud to partner with Sound, downtown Duluth's new restaurant and music venue, to bring you unique concert experiences featuring fantastic on-stage collaborations from musicians including this month's performers:

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KUMD's Go-to Gigs 11/3

Listen to our session with local group the Three Altos from May 2, 2006.


Thursday, May 4th at 1pm

We welcome artists from this year's Homegrown Music Festival into our studios for music and conversation.

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!


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.



KUMD Event Photos

Check out photos of Trampled By Turtles at Bayfront and more!