An Emancipatory Basic Income

Kristine Osbakken of Basic Income Guarantee Minnesota ( BigMN ), a grassroots organization advocating for an emancipatory Basic Income , talks with us about the concept of basic income and their recent potluck on Sunday August 5th with guest speaker Stefan Ziller a Berlin state government MP.

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8/3 Live From Studio A: Good Morning Bedlam

This Minnesota acoustic trio recently released its second album, Like Kings . With an eclectic, folk-based sound that also brings in influences ranging from jazz to metal, they've toured nationally, including performances at SXSW for the past two years. They'll join us in the studio on Friday, August 3 at 2pm for a preview of their show later that night at Beaner's Central in Duluth. Good Morning Bedlam Beaner's Central Live from Studio A on KUMD is made possible by the Minnesota Arts and...

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Health Centers: Providing a Holistic Range of Care

We speak with Jessie Peterson, the Grants, Donations and Marketing Manager of the Lake Superior Community Health Center , about their mission – now in its fifth decade – to provide a broad range of healthcare services to the Twin Ports community. Services include medical care, dentistry, counseling and more, and have recently expanded their treatment of substance abuse disorders.

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Photo courtesy of Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians

Sea Grant Files: Wild Rice

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This Minnesota acoustic trio recently released its second album, Like Kings. With an eclectic, folk-based sound that also brings in influences ranging from jazz to metal, they've toured nationally, including performances at SXSW for the past two years. They'll join us in the studio on Friday, August 3 at 2pm for a preview of their show later that night at Beaner's Central in Duluth.

Good Morning Bedlam 

Beaner's Central 

Animal Allies and Bent Paddle Brewing Co. have teamed up to raise awareness and funds. Dr. Shawna Weaver joins us with a preview of this months event, Animals & Environment, happening at the Bent Paddle Taproom, Wednesday, July 25, 4-6pm.  

Jesse Hakala

Founder of "Nice Pitbull" clothing company is the organizer of "Walk with a Pitbull Ice Cream Social" happening at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Leif Erickson Park in Duluth.

Cromely

Tom Kasper reminds us of the basics, water your plants.  At this stage of summer, as plants grow bigger, they need consistent watering.

Andres Ubierna

On July 18, Duluth honored Nelson Mandela on what would have been his 100th birthday. Mandela was a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, a humanitarian, and the first democratically-elected President of South Africa. 

Lisa Johnson

This week, who could YOU call in the middle of the night and know they would pick up?

Anne Dugan breaks down the Twin Ports Art Scene this week.

Astro Bob's Astronomy for Everyone/Bob King. Used with permission.

Even as he was being devoured alive by mosquitos, our intrepid Backyard Almanac host, Larry Weber,  reported some weather stats for the first half of July, the latest arrivals on the wildflower scene, and - gulp! - some early migrants and some leaf color already!

www.ripcurrents.noaa.gov

Jesse Schomberg says calling Superior a "lake" lulls people into a false sense of security.

Actually, it's oceanic in a lot of ways, expecially when it comes to waves and rip currents.

History always has an agenda, says author Annette Atkins.

Many of us grew up in a time when the agenda was to teach patriotism.

But now, she says, we want to take pride in a bigger story.

Creating Minnesota: A History from the Inside Out is published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press.

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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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