Daniel Ditmanson is a Reading Corps volunteer in Grand Marais, Minnesota, at Sawtooth Mountain Elementary. In this feature, Joe Semerick of WTIP’s Youth Radio Project interviews Daniel about how he started working at the school and what he gets out of it.
Joseph Holt and Roy Hershberger traveled long distances, decades, on different musical paths before an off-the-cuff jam session sparked the the beginning of Acoustic Smoke a few years back. The pair have been working hard at writing, recording, and especially performing, around Minnesota since then. Joe Holt and Roy Hershberger joined Charlie Pulkrabek on Centerstage Minnesota. Music also from a recent project centering around Terry Longtin called Terry N “Em, The Valdons, Reina del Cid and the Cidizens, Barbera Jean, Crankshaft and the Gear Grinders, Mary Bue, Julie Johnson and the No-Accounts, and Cory Wong.