Untold Stories of Central Minnesota

Series produced by KVSC

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The Untold Stories of Central Minnesota is a Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Legacy funded program where your host Jeff Carmack brings listeners a series of features about the parts of our local central Minnesotan culture that may have been lost within the mist of history.

Did you know that the Mayor of St. Martin, MN, served on the USS Essex during the Bay of Pigs Invasion then went on to be a NYPD Detective for over 30 years?

Did you know that one of KVSC founding members from 1967 is actually Santa Claus?

Did you know that there are hundreds of ghost towns in Minnesota?

All these stories and more can be found right here!

The Untold Stories of Central Minnesota is a Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Legacy funded program where your host Jeff Carmack brings listeners a series of features about the parts of our local central Minnesotan culture that may have been lost within the mist of history.

Did you know that the Mayor of St. Martin, MN, served on the USS Essex during the Bay of Pigs Invasion then went on to be a NYPD Detective for over 30 years?

Did you know that one of KVSC founding members from 1967 is actually Santa Claus?

Did you know that there are hundreds of ghost towns in Minnesota?

All these stories and more can be found right here!


164 Pieces

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In the first Untold Story of Central Minnesota of 2019, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack visits with Professor Deborah Leigh about th...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 29:35
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So, you say you want a revolution? In this episode of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack tal...

  • Added: Nov 26, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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In today’s episode of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with internationally renowned m...

  • Added: Nov 26, 2018
  • Length: 28:37
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Stella Adler once said, "The word theater comes from the Greeks. It means the seeing place. It is the place people come to see the truth about li...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 26:04
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Where can you find a book on traditional lefse recipes? Where can a 5 year old, a 15 year old, and a 55 year old all find something to read? Wher...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 27:57
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Have you ever wondered how World War I affected St. Cloud State University? Have you ever wondered how the neighborhood around the college has cha...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 29:40
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In today’s episode of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, we get to meet the new Executive Director of the Stearns History Museum, Carie Essig...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2018
  • Length: 31:04
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Have you ever felt like just quitting everything to pursue a dream? Maybe it was a dream of being a musician or being a dancer or maybe even being ...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2018
  • Length: 30:56
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In today's episode of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack journeys out to Meire Grove in rural ...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2018
  • Length: 29:25
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Jazz is the musical bedrock of American culture and offers a complexity to the ear that other genre can rarely achieve. In St. Cloud, Monday Night...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
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In this extended podcast of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack visits with members of a surpri...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2018
  • Length: 01:48:59
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In today’s extended installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with pioneering en...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2018
  • Length: 41:49
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In today’s installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack visits the Great River Regional L...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 29:02
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The Season Finale of the Granite City Radio Theater's Season Six brought the ACTION to the Pioneer Place on 5th Theater this past Wednesday, May 16...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 01:47:20
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March Madness creates mayhem at the Granite City Radio Theater! The Shade's Brigade radio drama comes to the rescue! Ole n Lena resolve a tempora...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 01:46:10
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Our winter installment of the Granite City Radio Theater shook the snow off the trees and melted the ice on the streets! Here are some highlights ...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 01:43:55
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Season 6 of the Granite City Radio Theater opened on October 28th, 2017, as the community raked their leaves, carved their pumpkins, and tuned in t...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 01:53:42
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What's it like to be in a rock and roll band for over 50 years? Well, in today's Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Produ...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2018
  • Length: 33:53
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In today’s installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with pioneering environment...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2018
  • Length: 29:49
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In today’s Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack visits with members of a surprising institution in t...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2018
  • Length: 30:00