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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.  
 

Series

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
74 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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58 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

Latest Pieces

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The COVID-19 pandemic has been with us for almost a year. In that year businesses have closed and people have lost jobs. Wearing masks and keeping ...

  • Added: May 11, 2021
  • Length: 05:24
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There were four students working with the body we were studying and we didn’t know anything about him as a person. The medical school was very expl...

  • Added: May 11, 2021
  • Length: 06:09
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Do the leaves remember those from last year? In the heat of summer, the bright green shimmers of forever. Then the fall. The bitter cold. They show...

  • Added: May 11, 2021
  • Length: 06:59
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She was 94 pounds and 28 years old, but you couldn't tell her age by looking at her. She had the rotting teeth that come with using meth. But mostl...

  • Added: May 10, 2021
  • Length: 06:11
Caption: "After Church", Credit: ALLISON LOAR/FLICKR
"I deserve to die alone, Dr. Vainio. I was never any kind of father and I stopped at the bar on my way home every time I got paid. I never took him...

  • Added: May 10, 2021
  • Length: 07:02
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Award winning writer Linda Hogan is a Chickasaw poet, novelist, and essayist. She has written extensively on the natural world, and indigenous pers...

  • Added: May 04, 2021
  • Length: 11:45
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One look at the whimsical cover illlustration for Kao Kalia Yang's Yang Warriors, and you're pretty sure what it's going to be about: a band of plu...

  • Added: May 04, 2021
  • Length: 16:17
Caption: Illustration from "Why the Bear Has A Short Tail", Credit: SAM ZIMMERMAN
Sam Zimmerman is taking a class to re-learn his language, Ojibwemowin. He laughs his efforts are making his ancestors' ears bleed, but if Sam's an...

  • Added: May 04, 2021
  • Length: 15:55
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Clare Cooley has lived through sexual assault, the suicide of a family member and the drug addiction of another. But all the way back to a trouble...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2021
  • Length: 16:57
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Leanne Betasamosake Simpson's Noopiming: The Cure for White Ladies is a book that was written first for Ojibwe speakers - not even those fluent in ...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2021
  • Length: 12:07