WDSE

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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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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: WDSE
  • Updated: Jun 21, 2016
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8 Pieces

Beargrease Dog-sledding

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

Community Conversations on 103.3FM KUMD

  • From: WDSE
  • 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: WDSE
  • 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: WDSE
  • Updated: Jun 17, 2015
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37 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: WDSE
  • Updated: Jun 20, 2016
Caption: Dr. Arne Vainio, Credit: Ivy Vainio
77 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 thenorth1033.org. "In the Spirit of Medicine" airs twice monthly on Northland Morning on The North, 1033.

  • From: WDSE
  • Updated: Nov 30, 2021
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61 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. The North 1033 partners with the University of Minnesota Duluth Medical School with their focus on Native American Community Health.

  • From: WDSE
  • Updated: Nov 30, 2021
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292 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: WDSE
  • Updated: Apr 24, 2019

Latest Pieces

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She took both of my hands in hers and looked straight into my eyes. I could see the strength and resolve of many hard years looking back at me. "Y...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2021
  • Length: 06:17
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Father's Day 1982. Arne Vainio with Walt Boorsma and family, Credit: SUSAN BOORSMA
There are maybe a double handful of people I really credit with my becoming a doctor. Walt Boorsma is one of them. I first met him when I was about...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2021
  • Length: 06:45
  • Purchases: 1
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KUMD's Chris Harwood speaks with Eric Dregni, author of "For the Love of Cod: A Father and Son's Search for Norwegian Happiness," published in 2021...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2021
  • Length: 17:37
Caption: Severio Mancieri, Credit: Christine Dean
This Duluth-based singer/songwriter/guitarist was born here but grew up in Iowa. A few years back he returned to Duluth and began performing regula...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2021
  • Length: 26:16
Caption: Sarah Morris
This Twin Cities Americana musician released an album in February of 2020, just before the pandemic shut down most live performances for a year. Wh...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2021
  • Length: 35:45
From: WDSE
Series: Live from Studio A
Caption: Lanue, Credit: Christine Dean
Duluth musician Sarah Krueger joined us on March 5, 2021 to talk about her first album since 2014. To reflect the evolution of her creative vision,...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2021
  • Length: 38:55
Caption: A statue of Renaissance poet Torquato Tasso in Sorrento, Italy, his birthplace., Credit: Dave & Margie Hill / Kleerup [via Flickr]
Jenna Soleo Shanks, Assistant Professor of Theater History at UMD, grew up surrounded by her Italian American family on Long Island. Later in life ...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2021
  • Length: 08:37
Caption: Tony Petersen
Cloquet native Tony Petersen was on the road with The Social Animals when the pandemic hit in 2020 and their tour came to an abrupt end. Since then...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2021
  • Length: 30:42
Caption: Cory Coffman, Credit: Christine Dean
This Duluth musician released his debut solo album, Canvas and Color, back in November. Coffman's history in the local music scene includes progres...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2021
  • Length: 36:01
Caption: Adam Herman, Credit: Christine Dean
Duluth roots-rock band The Slamming Doors has released two EPs during the pandemic, Brown Bears Volumes 1 and 2, the latter of which came out on Va...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2021
  • Length: 30:09