One month ago today, the temps took a nose dive to below zero - and stayed there. Now we've got temps in the 50s forecast; Daylight Saving Time is nine days away; Jupiter, Saturn and Mercury are hanging out in the early-morning eastern sky (and it's clear enough to see them) and even some early migrants are starting to show up. And in the woods, it's getting a little spring-y there, too.
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 Valentine's Day. Adam Herman of the band stopped by for a session on Thursday, February 25, 2021 to talk about the EPs (and his latest book-he's also an author!) and musican life during a pandemic and to perform some tunes from the latest EP. The Slamming Doors
Old, energy-inefficient houses are bad enough. But add some dangerously cold weather and people needing to stay home thanks to a pandemic and you've got a triple-whammy for homeowners and renters. Enter Ecolibrium3. The Eco3 Energy Team has energy audits available for any- and everyone , but f or folks who qualify, they've also got help to do some weatherization projects at no cost , and they can also get you in touch with pandemic-related programs that can help with energy bills.
At this challenging time, live, local radio is more important than ever, and KUMD remains dedicated to sharing music, company, and information with our region at 103.3fm and online here at kumd.org. Tune in for community voices you trust, and for music that provides a welcome respite when you need it. We have suspended all unnecessary face-to-face contact; staff are working from home as much as possible, and we are closing our office to the public. The best way to reach us is via e-mail,...