Public Affairs

Forever Home 7/19

8 hours ago
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

SAVE/Emotions in Motion 2016/Facebook

Every day, 105 Americans take their own lives, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

©Deb Holman/CHUM

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.

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.

KUMD's Chris Harwood speaks with Greg Anderson, the Social Service Supervisor for St. Louis County Public Health and Human Services. 

©Deb Holman/Street Outreach

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.

Duluth Brewhouse Release Party 7/7

Jul 3, 2018
Facebook // Duluth Brewhouse Release Party

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.

Forever Home 6/28

Jun 28, 2018

  Slate

Slate is a blue American Staffordshire Terrier who 1 year old. He came to us as a stray and is now looking for his new loving home! Slate can be a little shy at first, but you can quickly win him over with gentle pets and walks! This smart guy already knows the commands for sit and come, and is said to de well with kids. Slate would prefer to be the only dog in home so he can have all the cuddles to himself!

Forever Home 6/22

Jun 21, 2018
Contented Critter and Animal Allies

Chico

Chico is a handsome thirteen year old grey and white domestic short-hair. He came to us from a previous home and is now looking for his new loving home! He is a cat who loves to be around people and is reported to get along well with dogs.

Bear

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Artist, cartoonist and filmmaker Jonathan Thunder talks about art/Native art, artists/Native artists ... and arriving at a place where he most concerned with pleasing - or amusing - himself.

It's a dark and stormy  ... lunch hour ... on this Friday of Grandma's Marathon weekend ... 

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) specified that co-pays for birth control would be free.

Title X is a federal grant program to provide people with free family planning and health care services.

Gender Justice held an event in Duluth last night to give folks a chance to share their stories about what these policies mean to them, and to learn how these services - and their funding - are being threatened.

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