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!


187 Pieces

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In this installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack heads out to St. Joseph to talk with...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2017
  • Length: 29:56
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In this holiday installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack finds himself surrounded by ...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2016
  • Length: 29:08
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In today’s installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack explores how laughter gets into o...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2016
  • Length: 29:52
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What does the past think about our 2016 election? In this installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Produce...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2016
  • Length: 29:58
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Today’s installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota is the third in a series taking a look at how our community evolves through immigrat...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2016
  • Length: 30:30
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Today’s Untold Stories of Central Minnesota is the second in a series concerning the Untold Story of Immigration in our area. Bringing their messa...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 30:06
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This particular Untold Stories of Central Minnesota is the first in a series of three concerning the Untold Story of Immigration in our area. As ...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2016
  • Length: 28:35
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In the 100th episode of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack enjoys a pleasant Saturday afternoo...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Sep 29, 2016
  • Length: 29:43
  • Purchases: 1
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Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack explores the very thing that makes St. Cloud the “Granite City” as he heads out at the Stearns Count...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
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In this Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with Augsburg College professor Bill Green as he ma...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2016
  • Length: 28:04
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Today’s installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota tackles a difficult and delicate topic and presents a conversation about what St. Cl...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2016
  • Length: 30:22
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Have you noticed all those strange shapes popping up all around Lake George and downtown St. Cloud? Well, these aren’t new Pokemon exploding int...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2016
  • Length: 30:00
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August in Minnesota means a lot of things, mosquitos, jokes about the humidity, and swimming in the normally frozen lakes and rivers. It also mean...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2016
  • Length: 29:02
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In today’s installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack finds the city of St. Cloud inund...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Jul 21, 2016
  • Length: 30:01
  • Purchases: 1
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It’s Garage Sale Season in central Minnesota, but before you put that $1 sticker on the broach you inherited from Aunt Betty, you might want to lis...

  • Added: May 12, 2016
  • Length: 30:02
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In this installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack visits with Phil Lancaster, a musici...

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Apr 22, 2016
  • Length: 26:21
  • Purchases: 1
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Have you ever dreamed of wandering through the Great Library of Alexandria? Well, in today’s installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesot...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2016
  • Length: 29:56
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The Stearns County Panchanga Society is more than just a band; it’s a community, and a rather well educated one at that! Mixing dance-able, Lat...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2016
  • Length: 29:56
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Today, the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota once again visits the world of local music in St. Cloud as Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Ca...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2016
  • Length: 30:21
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As the song goes, music makes the world go ‘round, and in today’s installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage ...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 28:34