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The North 1033 [WDSE-FM] is your independent alternative member supported public radio station. 103.3FM, online at www.thenorth1033.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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Women’s History Month began as “International Women's Day” in March of 1911. Celebrate this history with a daily series honoring Minnesota women who lead, create and Inspire. This series profiles Minnesota women from greater Minnesota both past and present, for Women’s History Month to air each weekday for the month of March.

  • From: WDSE
  • Updated: Feb 16, 2016

Latest Pieces

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Sibling duo Eric and Rachel Cyr are at the core of Cyr and the Cosmonauts. Their latest album, Songs to Sing Before We're Dead, is due out on May 1...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2021
  • Length: 25:44
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The Minnesota musician joins the long list of artists releasing their work during a pandemic. She joined us via the internet on August 21st to chat...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2021
  • Length: 33:50
Caption: "On the Grave of the Giant", Credit: JONATHAN THUNDER. USED WITH PERMISSION.
There aren't a lot of people who write poetry in Ojibwe, nor does Michelle Goose aspire to be one of them. Michelle is on the Native American Stud...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2021
  • Length: 10:11
Caption: Grace, John, and Hattie Peach of the Penny Peaches in KUMD's Studio A, Credit: CHRISTINE DEAN FOR KUMD
Recent UMD graduate Hattie Peach and her sister Grace (a recent high school graduate) recently released an EP, also featuring their dad John on dru...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2021
  • Length: 27:02
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This Americana singer/songwriter was known more for his work as a local environmental educator and activist before he decided to take his singing a...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2021
  • Length: 24:27
Caption: Dedric Clark in Studio A, Credit: CHRISTINE DEAN FOR KUMD
This Cloquet native was on tour in Europe with his band The Social Animals when the pandemic shut everything down. Now based in Nashville, Clark ha...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2021
  • Length: 18:31
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Ranae Hanson was already deeply committed to combating climate change when she was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Then suddenly everything made s...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2021
  • Length: 19:35
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Liz Granholm heard many stories about Rabbit and Otter's ricing trip when she was growing up. She took different lessons from each telling: the ne...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2021
  • Length: 11:32
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Journalists can get in a lot of trouble following their curiosity down the rabbit hole. And they can also have a lot of fun. Just ask Todd Melby,...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2021
  • Length: 13:07
Caption: Winona LaDuke with Line 3 protesters, Credit: TRACEY STRONG/FACEBOOK
Environmental activists on Friday were feeling encouraged. Despite ongoing conflicts and clashes in northern Minnesota over the construction of En...

  • Added: Jun 24, 2021
  • Length: 06:38