Untold Stories of Central Minnesota

Series produced by KVSC

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The Untold Stories of Central Minnesota is a Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Legacy funded program where your host Jeff Carmack brings listeners a series of features about the parts of our local central Minnesotan culture that may have been lost within the mist of history.

Did you know that the Mayor of St. Martin, MN, served on the USS Essex during the Bay of Pigs Invasion then went on to be a NYPD Detective for over 30 years?

Did you know that one of KVSC founding members from 1967 is actually Santa Claus?

Did you know that there are hundreds of ghost towns in Minnesota?

All these stories and more can be found right here!

The Untold Stories of Central Minnesota is a Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Legacy funded program where your host Jeff Carmack brings listeners a series of features about the parts of our local central Minnesotan culture that may have been lost within the mist of history.

Did you know that the Mayor of St. Martin, MN, served on the USS Essex during the Bay of Pigs Invasion then went on to be a NYPD Detective for over 30 years?

Did you know that one of KVSC founding members from 1967 is actually Santa Claus?

Did you know that there are hundreds of ghost towns in Minnesota?

All these stories and more can be found right here!


260 Pieces

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In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack dodges roving packs of grandmas as he follows artist a...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2021
  • Length: 28:40
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In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with artist, curator, and SCSU graduate KOBI abo...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
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In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota EXTENDED INTERVIEW, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with SCSU English Professor M...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2021
  • Length: 38:34
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In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with SCSU English Professor Mike Dando about a r...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
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In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with visiting lecturer Dr. Corey Yeager, Team Ps...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
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In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack delves into a rather seedy aspect of the Minnesota Sta...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2021
  • Length: 29:23
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In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with a variety of Minnesota State Fair exhibitor...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
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In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, we travel by bicycle to the east from St. Cloud to Portland, Maine. Quentin Super is an SCSU graduat...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2021
  • Length: 27:45
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In today’s FULL and EXTENDED Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack attends the Stearns History Museum’s...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2021
  • Length: 01:13:08
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In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack attends the Stearns History Museum’s Breakfast Club pr...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
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In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, we take true-crime back over 100 years to Darling, Minnesota, and the murder of Annie Kintop. Not on...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2021
  • Length: 29:52
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In today’s EXTENDED INTERVIEW Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with photographer and histori...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2021
  • Length: 41:38
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In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with photographer and historian Jay Grammond. G...

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  • Added: Jul 27, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, it’s back to the Minnesota State Fair! As COVID restrictions have nearly all been relaxed, the 2021 ...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2021
  • Length: 26:53
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In today's Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack strolls through the 48th annual Lemonade Art Fair on t...

  • Added: Jun 24, 2021
  • Length: 25:20
Caption: Keith Secola at the Granite City Radio Theater 6.16.2021, Credit: Jo McMullen
WE GOT OUR LIVE STUDIO AUDIENCE BACK! That's the big deal here! Well, special musical guest and Native American Music Awards Hall of Fame induct...

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  • Added: Jun 17, 2021
  • Length: 02:00:26
  • Purchases: 1
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In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with St. Cloud Police Officer Ryan Priebe as he ...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2021
  • Length: 28:20
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In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, we go back over 100 years to hear about the St. Cloud Hospital in the days of the Spanish Influenza p...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2021
  • Length: 52:33
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In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, we go back over 100 years to hear about the St. Cloud Hospital in the days of the Spanish Influenza p...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2021
  • Length: 30:00
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In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack sits down with Stearns History Museum Executive Direct...

  • Added: Jun 02, 2021
  • Length: 29:37