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The Duluth Experience

Duluth's dark past is again providing fodder for a Dark History Bus Tour this month.

©John Krumm. Used with permission.

Organizer and activist Janet Kennedy weighs in on the challenges of finding a place to live in Duluth, the mayor's proposed sales tax increase to pay for street repair and what issues she finds most important.

We reached out to the campaign of  Barb Russ but they did not respond to our requests for interviews.

Forever Home

Oct 19, 2017

Koda

Koda is a black and white mixed breed who is 14 years old. He came to us from a previous home and is now looking for his new loving home! Koda is a very mild mannered and easy going dog who loves everybody. He enjoys car rides, kids, strangers, and other dogs. He is an overall very happy dog who is photogenic and just wants to receive attention in the form of cuddle and pets.

He will be neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated by the time of adoption.

©John Krumm. Used with permission.

Teacher and activist Rich Updegrove weighs in on the challenges of finding a place to live in Duluth, the mayor's proposed sales tax increase to pay for street repair and what issues he finds most important.

We reached out to the campaign of Barb Russ but they did not respond to our requests for interviews.

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On this episode of Ojibwe Stories: Gaganoonididaa we listen to Obizaan  [Lee  Staples], a spiritual advisor for the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, and Chato Gonzalez, Obizaan's apprentice and translator. 

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In a world where the President of the United States tweets that the Secretary of State is "wasting his time" trying to negotiate with North Korea, what role does diplomacy play on the world stage  - or does it have a role at all?

Recorded at UMD at the Weber Music Hall in October 2017, KUMD shares The Trump Administration and the Future of Diplomacy, a lecture presented by "Thomas Hanson, Alworth Institute Diplomat in Residence and retired U.S. Foreign Service Officer, and Dr. Paul Sharp, Professor and Head of UMD Political Science, Co-Editor of Palgrave's "Diplomacy and International Relations" series, and “Hague Journal of Diplomacy.”

Alworth International Lecture Series 

After public outcry at the graphic signs and harassment that greeted new UMD students on move-in day this fall, UMD leadership and current students have been busy gathering ideas to create meaningful change on campus. UMD student and host of KUMD's Student Views, Pavel Arkhipenkov returns to the air for a second season to share a conversation with UMD Vice Chancellor for Student Life and Dean of Students, Dr.

In 2005, Hurricane Katrina taught a lot of folks about emergency preparedness and procedures.  And the next year, it changed the landscape of animal welfare in this country when it comes to emergency response to people and pets.

Now rescue agencies are required by law to rescue companion animals along with people, thanks to the passage of the Pets Evacuation and Transportation Standards (PETS) Act.

Feast and Forum

Oct 12, 2017

The Duluth Indigenous commission hosted a feast and forum to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day. Every second Monday of October is Indigenous Peoples day, this year they celebrated at Duluth city hall.

Celebrating accurate history and embracing Indigenous Peoples day was a goal of the commission. Indigenous people are strong through the times of many tragedies and are constantly healing. 

The Duluth justice city coalition is hosting a march to dismantle the legacy of racism and build a community of peace this Saturday, October 14. Kim Young talked to us today and gave us details about the march.

The hope is to demand change within the community. 

10/11 Forever Home

Oct 12, 2017

  Hermann

Hermann is a tabby orange and white Domestic Short Hair who is 7 years old. He came to us from a previous home and is now looking for his new loving family! Hermann is a sweet boy who loves to give kisses and cuddle. He would like nothing more than to lounge around all day long with his favorite people by his side. His previous owner says that he likes to play with toys and is very smart! He will be neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated by the time of adoption.

Christine Dean - Support Music in the Twin-Ports

Oct 11, 2017

KUMD Music Director, Christine Dean, shares how KUMD integrates local music into everyday programming. We support musicians with over sixty Live from Studio A sessions every year. Join Team 103.3 to help cultivate music in and around the Twin-Ports.

Lisa Johnson has been broadcasting for 39 years. She provides news about our community and for our community to create great local radio along with many other experienced volunteers and staff. Support radio and news that is grounded in the Northland.

Chris Harwood- Be A Part Of The Music

Oct 11, 2017

Become a member today and support the music that matters to you on KUMD. For over 60 years, 103.3 FM has brought together legendary, local, and underground music to create playlists that you will not hear on other frequencies.

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