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KUMD- Duluth Public Radio is your independent alternative member supported public radio station. 103.3FM, online at www.kumd.org. We play an eclectic mix of music (new indie, folk, jam, jazz, soul, blues, and more).  Check out our program guide and playlist for more info.  
 

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Caption: Patricia Canelake
15 Pieces

Northland Morning on KUMD brings you a special week of interviews M-F at 8am. KUMD speaks with local experts, artisans and participants in these Minnesota-centric issues and events.

  • From: KUMD
  • Updated: Jun 21, 2016
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8 Pieces

Beargrease Dog-sledding

  • From: KUMD
  • Updated: Jan 28, 2011
Caption: Holiday giving
8 Pieces

Kumd's Caring and Sharing Holiday Series. "You can judge a society by the way it treats its most vulnerable members." We're talking with a number of non-profit organizations in the northland that help make this a better place to live for all of us, including the vulnerable.

  • From: KUMD
  • Updated: Dec 16, 2010
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48 Pieces

Community Conversations on 103.3FM KUMD

  • From: KUMD
  • Updated: Jul 19, 2013
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32 Pieces

Curtain Call is a weekly program dedicated to the theater arts in the Twin Ports area and Northern Minnesota. Host Lawrance Bernabo reviews and spotlights local productions, musicals, locally produced plays, independent and Hollywood movies in current and upcoming runs.

  • From: KUMD
  • Updated: Jul 01, 2012
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5 Pieces

KUMD celebrates "The Congdon Legacy" with a five episode series of 5 minute segments as well as a one-hour special. Chester Congdon is known for the sprawling Glensheen estate he had built on the shores of Lake Superior in Duluth. You may have even toured the Historic Congdon Estate, but what about the man behind the mansion and the multitude of other family stories?

  • From: KUMD
  • Updated: Jun 17, 2015
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27 Pieces

KUMD celebrates the annual Duluth Homegrown Music Festival with programming and events all 8 days. Programs include Art segments, Live in-studio performances and a special 2 hour Local Music showcase. More information at www.kumd.org

  • From: KUMD
  • Updated: Jun 20, 2016
Caption: Dr. Arne Vainio, Credit: Ivy Vainio
60 Pieces

Dr. Arne Vainio is an enrolled member of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe and a family practice doctor on the Fond Du Lac reservation in Cloquet. His essays on life, work, medicine and spirit are published in "News From Indian Country," and you can find the link to his stories and more on our website at KUMD.org. New on KUMD's Northland Morning, "In the Spirit of Medicine" airs twice monthly.

  • From: KUMD
  • Updated: May 17, 2018
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48 Pieces

"Journey to Wellness in Indian Country" is a 10-minute program featuring interviews with medical and health researchers, professors and doctors and other people active in Native American Health today. KUMD partners with the University of Minnesota Duluth Medical School with their focus on Native American Community Health.

  • From: KUMD
  • Updated: Feb 12, 2018
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264 Pieces

Interviews and live performances from local, regional, and national musicians on KUMD in Duluth, MN. "Live from Studio A" is produced at KUMD by Christine Dean and Chris Harwood with funding provided by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

  • From: KUMD
  • Updated: Apr 24, 2019

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Three months after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the about half the land in Oklahoma is within reservation boundaries, a decision that ...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2020
  • Length: 15:20
Caption: Portrait of Chief Buffalo, over-painted enlargement, possibly from a double-portrait (possibly an ambrotype). He was born at La Pointe on Madeline Island in about 1759, and died 7 September 1855 at La Pointe, Credit: Wisconsin Historical Society
The story of the pipe and the path and struggles it took to get to this ceremony reached deep inside me. Toward the end of the ceremony we all walk...

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  • Added: Sep 30, 2020
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 1
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I have no doubt this sewing machine made face masks over a hundred years ago and my grandmother would have made masks. There was a huge second wa...

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  • Added: Sep 30, 2020
  • Length: 10:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Medicine man Sid Perrault stands with his fellow marcher, Sage, at last Monday's event., Credit: Deb Holman. Used with permission
Last week, the Twin Ports/Fond du Lac chapter of the American Indian Movement (AIM)marched to bring visibility to homelessness in Duluth. With ba...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2020
  • Length: 04:02
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On this episode of MN Reads, KUMD's Chris Harwood talks with musician, songwriter, and producer BrownMark about his memoir, My Life in the Purple K...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2020
  • Length: 16:17
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You told me you didn’t feel you contributed anything to anyone anymore. My father, your brother, died when I was four years old. I have maybe t...

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  • Added: Sep 29, 2020
  • Length: 06:54
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Caption: Dr. Arne Vainio dances for the first time in his gifted regalia, Credit: Ivy Vainio. Used with permission.
George has always told me seeing a doctor dancing would be healing for everyone and I discovered that meant me as much as anyone else. ...

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  • Added: Sep 29, 2020
  • Length: 05:38
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jim Northrup in 2012, Credit: Ivy Vainio. Used with permission.
At his 70th birthday party, he took me aside and it was like a little ceremony with just me and him in the corner. “Arne, you need to write. I...

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  • Added: Sep 29, 2020
  • Length: 06:27
  • Purchases: 1
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She had a Singer treadle sewing machine and I was fascinated by the steady “click-click-click” of the needle going up and down. I watched her ro...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2020
  • Length: 07:46
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Freelance illustrator and University of Minnesota instructor John Owens didn't grow up heading to the Boundary Waters every summer, but onc...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2020
  • Length: 08:06