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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: Minnesota at the Olympics
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Live reports of Minnesota Connections at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver and Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. Mimmu and Cory Salmela report daily live from Whistler about the more than 35 Minnesota athletes competing.

  • From: KUMD
  • Updated: Mar 11, 2010
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282 Pieces

Author interviews connecting you with the latest books by Minnesota authors.

  • From: KUMD
  • Updated: Jan 03, 2014
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59 Pieces

A program of Ojibwe culture, featuring native speakers telling stories told in both Ojibwe and English, and discussing the culture surrounding these stories.

  • From: KUMD
  • Updated: Nov 19, 2013
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437 Pieces

Radio gallery is a show about ideas, people, and Minnesota artists. Produced in Duluth Minnesota. This is a weekly 5 minute segment produced by Maija Jenson for KUMD - Duluth Public Radio, with funding provided by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

  • From: KUMD
  • Updated: Nov 08, 2013
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80 Pieces

Conversations about theatre ... on the radio.

  • From: KUMD
  • Updated: Jul 03, 2015
Caption: Harley Nature, Credit: Andrew Slade
37 Pieces

If it's done outdoors on Lake Superior - find out more here on The North Shore.

  • From: KUMD
  • Updated: Feb 28, 2014
Caption: Lake Superior, Credit: Sea Grant
15 Pieces

The Sea Grant Files is a twice month program on KUMD about water research on the greatest lake in the world and its watershed. Lake Superior contains one quarter of the worlds fresh water, and the MN Sea Grant partners with KUMD to share scientific research that is critical to the major International port of Duluth, MN. Listen to The Sea Grant Files from KUMD Duluth Public Radio for more about water research on Lake Superior and in Minnesota Lakes.

  • From: KUMD
  • Updated: Feb 07, 2019
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54 Pieces

A short segment featuring the writing of the women of Minnesota.

  • From: KUMD
  • Updated: Jan 14, 2015
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12 Pieces

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: KUMD
  • Updated: Feb 16, 2016

Latest Pieces

Caption: Arne Vainio's Finnish grandparents, Nestor and Amanda Vainio with their first child, Helmi, on their homestead near Sturgeon, MN. Circa 1919, Credit: Arne Vainio
It seemed to me she was always old. She had long white hair and she tied it in a bun on the top of her head.

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Sep 09, 2019
  • Length: 06:22
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bill Flannagan, Credit: KUMD
This long-time member of Duluth's music scene has been in 19 out of 21 Duluth Homegrown Music Festivals. Generally a solo artist who plays guitar, ...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 19:51
Caption: Back-eyed Snakes, Credit: KUMD
Led by Low's Alan Sparhawk, this long-running blues project is known for the primal energy of its live shows, which meld gospel fervor with a punk ...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 29:49
Caption: Fearless Moral Inventory, Credit: KUMD
This Duluth, band, whose sound has been described as garage rock with elements of blues, psych, and even ska, has been around in one form or anothe...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 26:21
Caption: Glen's Neighbor, Credit: KUMD
Blake Shippee fronts this 7-piece Duluth rootsy rock band. They released a debut album in 2015, followed up by two more including 2018's Ice Cream....

  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 23:41
Caption: Illustration for "Grasshopper Girl", Credit: Jordan Rodgers
Jordan Rodgers isn't really sure how, as a college-age person, she ended up illustrating a couple of books - or illustrating for the UMD Medical Sc...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2019
  • Length: 09:24
Caption: A little dancer mugs for the camera at the 2008 Chefornak Alaska Dance Festival. Chefornak is a rural Alaska Native village with a population of around 500 people., Credit: MCAV0Y/FLICKR
Duluth's Dr. Mary Owen, an Alaska Native and the head of UMD's Center of American Indian and Minority Health, isn't encouraged by the news from her...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2019
  • Length: 10:19
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In the Spirit of Medicine features the essays of Dr. Arne Vainio, an enrolled member of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe and a family prac...

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Jul 29, 2019
  • Length: 07:31
  • Purchases: 1
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It's billed as "a world where people can present as they wish, and where dress-up is real."

  • Added: Jul 29, 2019
  • Length: 14:07
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Thomas Peacock's latest book for children tackles a lot of adult themes: connection to culture, to tradition, family relationships and coping with ...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2019
  • Length: 08:49