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It's fall and time to renew your support for your favorite team, Team 103.3! When you Join Team 103.3 , you show our talented staff, hundreds of students and community volunteers that you want Northland programming made by those who work and play here. We need to reach $35,000 to keep KUMD on the air and your membership will help us get there. If our goal is met we will not have to interrupt programming for our pledge drive. Support KUMD at $10 per month and you can get our new long sleeve...

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Low at KUMD
Mike Mayou for KUMD

9/14 Live from Studio A: Low

This veteran Duluth band (which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year) continues to push boundaries with their latest album, Double Negative . They joined us in the studio on September 14, the album's release date, at noon to share some tunes and tell us more about this latest effort. Low Double Negative on SubPop Records

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Lisa Johnson

"At the end of the day, these connections serve as hope"

Japan. Russia. Canada. Kurdistan. Just a few of the countries whose relationship with the United States has become increasingly fraught in the last months, but also just a few of the countries with whom Duluth enjoys a sister-city relationship. The chance for people here to connect to the wider world, to meet people who are simultaneously different from and the same as they -- those relationships could be seen as the antidote to fear. Concerns about weather prompted a move to the DECC for...

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FeMN Fest 2018 - 9/21-9/22

Sep 13, 2018
FeMN Fest

FEMN FEST is an unapologetically feminist festival brought to YOU by a team of womxn-identified bosses. A weekend of music, art, workshops, education, film, and connection. The festival starts Friday, Sept. 21 and runs through Saturday, Sept. 22 in downtown Duluth in/around Sacred Heart Music and Arts Center. 

Three stage-areas will inhabit the downtown area. Amidst the musical and educational activities, there will be a maze of various womxn-owned vendors, artists, and art installations.

Forever Home 9/13

Sep 13, 2018

Boof

Meet Boof. He is a one year old Boxer/Heeler mix. He was given up by owners who couldn't give him the time he needed. He was raised around children, other dogs and cats.  He's a real love who needs a family who will give him the attention he needs. Boof is available for adoption from Contented Critters Animal Sanctuary.

Casper

UMD Land Lab / University of Minnesota Board of Regents

Dr. Randy Hanson, Director of the UMD Land Lab joins us to talk about the 2018 UMD Farm Fest, a celebration of community, food, art and the hard-work of our on-campus farm, happening this Sunday from 12 to 4 pm at the UMD Land Lab, aka the Sustainable Agriculture Project Farm.

www.dhs.gov/blue-campaign

In 2015, Minnesota had the third–highest reported number of human trafficking cases, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. St. Louis County Commissioner Beth Olson spoke to KUMD about her recent round table discussion with the head of the Blue Campaign from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as well as local agency leaders. 

For the 17th year, our friends at Beaner's Central are hosting a week-long series of live music featuring local musicians. The performances will be recorded for Volume 17 of the Beaner's One Week Live compilation album. KUMD is so proud to be a supporter of Beaner's week of live music year after year. The 17th annual One Week Live features performances from Feeding Leroy, Woodblind, Lady Slipper and much more.

The front edge of a ship that says American Century preparing to go under a bridge
Christine Dean

The Duluth-Superior port is often referred to as the "Great Lakes Bulk Cargo Capital." On this edition of the Sea Grant Files, we learn more about the Great Lakes shipping industry in our region and the ships and cargos that flow through our ports.

This program originally aired on 1/19/16

KUMD's contributing producer JP Rennquist brings us story about Denfeld High School, the most diverse high school north of the Twin Cities and one of the most diverse schools in the state overall.

Shannon Cousino/UWS

Every Monday, CSS art instructor Annie Dugan keeps us informed about the great art in our community.  This week:

The UWS Faculty Art Exhibition opens Thursday at 5pm at the Kruk Gallery at UWS,

The Duluth Art Institute has two simultaneous openings, also on Thursday, featuring works by Amanda Breitbach ("Land/People") and Aaron Squadroni ("Mesabi Land Portraits").

For years, the existing Thunderbird-Wren Halfway House and Treatment Center has been providing individualized treatment to those suffering from chemical dependency.  However, its facility on 4th Avenue West in Duluth is showing its age.

Jacob Norlund [via Flickr, modified]

Jodi Slick, the founder and CEO of Ecolibrium3, talks with KUMD about ongoing efforts across the community, both civic and private, to create energy sustainability that can last, reducing our collective carbon footprint.  

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Featured Live From Studio A

Red Tail Ring Joins us Live on on Thursday, September 27 at 2:30pm

KUMD Live from Studio A Volume 1

KUMD is pleased to announce the release of Live from Studio A Volume 1 , a collection of 16 tracks recorded in our studios over the past several years.

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