41 Grandma's Marathons and no cancellations - so far

It's a dark and stormy ... lunch hour ... on this Friday of Grandma's Marathon weekend ... as of this writing, the first of possibly several severe thunderstorm warnings over the next few days has been issued for our area.

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Christine Dean for KUMD

6/14 Live From Studio A: King Cardinal

After releasing a pair of EPs, this Denver, Colorado-based Americana band recently put out its first full-length album, Great Lakes . Band founder Brennan Mackey joined us along with drummer Scott Roush, pedal steel player Ben Waligoske, bassist Andrew Porter, and vocalist Texanna Dennie for a harmony-laden full band session on June 14, 2018. We found out more about the new album and what the band's been up to since their last visit to our studio. King Cardinal

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Radio Gallery: Chromascope

Prøve Gallery celebrates the new collective show "Chromascope" on Friday June 15, with works of over ten local and regional artists creating a visual panorama.

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Forever Home, June 14

Jun 14, 2018

Razor - Contented Critters
Razor is a male Chow-Lab mix. He has been with us since his owner died. He is a goofball. Loves all people, but doesn't feel the same about other dogs or rodents. He is playful and one of the staff favorites.

©Bret Thiele/Duluth-Area Backyard Gardeners

Tom Kasper says the rain and warm temperatures mean weeds are exploding this year (metaphorically speaking), and there are several options to choose from when it comes to getting rid of them.

Man standing on stage with hands raised in front of a row of guitars
used with permission

KUMD's Christine Dean had a chance to chat with this renowned folk singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and storyteller in this interview that aired June 9, 2018 on Folk Migrations. They talked about his most recent album, Ghost Light, which is McCutcheon's 39th release, as well as about his next project in honor of what would have been his friend and mentor Pete Seeger's 100th birthday. McCutcheon performs at Sound in Duluth on June 16 at 8pm.

©Ivy Vainio

This week,  a chance for kids and adults to walk in both their worlds completely.

Duluth Monarch Buddies/Facebook

They'd love a nice place to stay while they're passing through the Northland, and a few good meals.  But you don't need an Airbnb listing; just a nice patch of milkweed. And any other questions you might have can be answered at the 3rd Annual Duluth Monarch Festival.

Stephanie Brown/Flickr

We've got daylight from 5:15am to 9:00pm this month, and from fireflies to songbirds to butterflies, dragon flies, frogs, wildflowers and trees, Mother Nature is taking advantage of every single second.

Vision Duluth/Facebook

Surprisingly, the opponents of earned sick and safe time  are not the ones you might expect.

Forever Home 6/7

Jun 7, 2018
Felisha, Mango Bob, Katiya, Harmony

Felisha

Felisha is a senior female terrrier who was dumped out of a car at Contented Critters. She is house and crate trained, friendly and likes attention. She does not see well, but gets around just fine. She is a super smart girl and looking for a human to love her. 

Mango Bob

Mango Bob five year old brown and white tabby looking for his forever home. He is a sweet boy and just needs to be shown he is loved. 

Clover Valley Farms

Apples and rabbits and sheep - oh my!

Clover Valley Farms is giving farmers, gardeners of the merely curious a chance to tour their organic, sustainable acres this weekend.

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Earth Rider Brewery Summer Daze Concert Craze

Tune in all of June for your chance to win tickets to The Bayfront Reggae and World Music Festival, The Eaux Claires Music and Arts Festival, and Big Top Chautauqua in Bayfield Wisconsin!

Featured Live From Studio A

Kyle Ollah Joins Us Live on Tuesday, June 19 at 2pm

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