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EP206 Jessie Mae Hemphill

Jessie Mae Hemphill was a 4th generation Mississippi musician who learned how to play music from her granddaddy (as she called him).


EP205 A.C. Reed

Aaron Corthen was more commonly known in the Blues music world as A.C. Reed and was heard on countless recordings as a contributing saxophone player.


EP204 John Primer Hard Times

“Hard Times” is the title of this 2022 album by veteran Bluesman John Primer and is aptly named for our current time.


Let’s Go Fly a Kite!

Charlotte Helgeson, Director of the Campbell Public Library of East Grand Forks, MN, shares all the exciting news of Campbell, including “kite time” in Northwest Minnesota!


The Untold Story of Doctor Rex Veeder and His Work

In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack pays homage and respect to Doctor Rex Veeder, who passed away on September 2nd at a hospice in Arizona. A friend and mentor to numerous over his years with the SCSU English Department, Veeder’s creativity brought science and art together in surprising and effective ways that not only changed lives, but also saved lives. Joining Rex’s own words from KVSC features out of the past, local musician Leon Laudenbach talks about the Headwaters Blues Opry and political activist Justin Michael talks about the Survive and Thrive conference and journal in this glimpse into what it means to “Do This Work.”


Live Scandinavian Music!

The duo “lynx lynx” – featuring live Norwegian and Swedish heritage music – will be featured at the Campbell Public Library of East Grand Forks, MN. Find out more!


From Wok to Magician!

Linnea Benton of the Campbell Public Library of east Grand Forks, MN shares news that ranges from cooking with a Wok to the “appearance” of a magician!


The Untold Story of GREAT Theatre’s Youth Mental Health Project, Back on Track

In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Art & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack visits the rehearsal for Back on Track, a GREAT Theatre Youth Mental Health Project. With two of GREAT’s most experienced directors and a mental health professional from CentraCare, nine area students are collaborating and creating a unique performance that addresses mental health issues faced by kids today. The performance of Back on Track takes place on World Suicide Prevention Day, September, 10th at 2:00 at the Helgeson Learning Lab Theater in Waite Park.


Music and More Music at Campbell Library!

From bluegrass, to folk music from Sweden and Norway, the Campbell Public Library of East Grand Forks, MN highlights the culture of the region in live music!


The Untold Story of KVSC at the 2022 Minnesota State Fair

In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, we revisit KVSC’s broadcast from the opening day of the 2022 Minnesota State Fair. Your “fired radio on a stick” featured the sounds of the Fair and numerous interviews throughout the day with organizations whose presence at the Fair is in itself a tradition.
We talked with folks from the University of Minnesota’s Driven to Discover, the ECO Experience, the Miracle of Birth, 4-H, Princess Kay, and the Fine Arts Exhibit. Today’s Untold Story focuses on the Frasier Sensory Building for those who need a little break from the Fair’s activities, the STEM offerings from a multitude of science partners, Minnesota State Auditor Julie Blaha with her love of Crop-Art, and a little new music from Minneapolis band Good Morning Bedlam.


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McKnight FoundationPohlad family foundationThe Minneapolis FoundationSaint Paul & Minnesota Foundation