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3/3 Live from Studio A: Slamming Doors

Adam Herman fronts this Iron Range roots-rock band, who are releasing their second album, St. John's Dance . We caught up with the band and found out what they've been up to since their last visit when members joined us in the studio on March 3, 2017. They had a CD release show the next night at Pizza Luce in Duluth.

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©Nicole Modeen/The Duluth Playhouse Childen's Theatre

Radio Theatre - Duluth is so cool we have rush lines, too

If you're hoping to get in to see the Duluth Playhouse's production of Disney's The Lion King JR. , well, Duluth has sold out shows just like the Big Cities ... and rush lines (or lists), too.

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Together, women can change the world and this month we celebrate women in Minnesota who pave the way to equity, making a difference for women everywhere. For Women's History Month, join us in recognition of, Susana Pelayo-Woodward; Director of the Office of UMD Diversity & Inclusion.

 KUMD celebrates Women's History Month with a daily post about women in Minnesota whose work paves the way to equity.  Today we honor, Abigail Mlinar; founder of Duluth’s Feminist Action Collective.


Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

With the abnormally warm temperatures in the region over the last couple months, ice safety is a paramount concern, as ice is much thinner than usual for this time of year.

According to Wikipedia, wikis are websites that "provide collaborative modification of its content and structure directly from the web browser." In other words, a website that can be collectively edited by all of its online users. One of the most popular Wikis - by far - is Wikipedia itself, a name almost synonymous with the greater concept of Wikis.  It has amassed well over 5 million articles in the 16 years since its start, and it continues to grow and grow.

Apium [via Flickr, modified]

In these turbulent March days where perennials may start to peek out of the ground, a few days of drastic cold may come around as damage their early growth.  Tom Kasper advises covering those garden beds with loose straw to provide an insulating layer to help keep out the cold air.

Duluth's Comprehensive Land Use Plan was adopted in 2006 by the City of Duluth to put forth future considerations for land development. Last year, city planners sought to update the 10-year old plan and held a series of public meetings to gain input from citizens about how to modify the Plan.

©Laura Lundin

Last December, local television reporter and news anchor Michelle Lee retired after almost 40 years as a broadcaster.  Within a few weeks, she boarded a bus with a crowd of other Northlanders and headed for Washington DC.

Never one to miss a chance to stretch KUMD’s budget with volunteers, I asked Michelle if she’d mind capturing some audio and doing some interviews for us on the trip, and she graciously consented, then joined me in the studio to talk about the trip. 

Radio Gallery: WTF!

Mar 7, 2017
Stacie Renné

What The ...Feminist! is a new exhibit opening this Wednesday in Duluth in honor of International Women's Day, an annual worldwide celebration of women and their contributions.

Tweed Museum educator Bill Shipley joins us again this week for Where's Art. He mentions several events happening this week and next, including:

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 6:30-8:00 PM, the Book Club with Ann Klefstad at the Tezla Library at the Tweed will discuss the essay “Shining Hours, Forgiving Rhyme” from Air Guitar by Dave Hickey.

Together, women can change the world and this month we celebrate women in Minnesota who pave the way to equity, making a difference for women everywhere. For Women's History Month, join us in recognition of, Myrtle Agnes Cain; One of the first four women elected to the MN legislature in 1923.

 


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Cascade Crescendo joins us on Wednesday, April 12 at 2pm

Rachael Kilgour

KUMD Album Review: Rachael Kilgour

Rachael Kilgour | Rabbit in the Road Minnesota native, Rachael Kilgour explores unmarked territory in her latest release Rabbit in the Road . Known for her lyrics on social issues, Kilgour puts her activism on hold and searches inward for cathartic release after a failed marriage.

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