Ruth Hartnup

Today we share an encore edition of MN Reads with Minnesota author Sarah Stonich.  Stonich lives in Minneapolis and writes novels about northern Minnesota.

Her books are great summer reading and include "Vacationland, "Shelter" and her 2018 release, Laurentian Divide, published by the University of Minnesota Press.

Sarah Stonich Books

©Lisa Johnson

Larry Weber joins us for Backyard Almanac from the road, returning from a spider convention in Michigan.

Spending the day at the beach? Catch the Park Point Beach Report every weekday at 11 am on KUMD as we bring you the latest beach conditions from water temperature to rip current risk. Park Point Beach Report is brought to you by KUMD and the Minnesota Sea Grant. Have a safe and happy summer. 

The Park Point Beach Report will run through Friday, September 2.