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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From the discovery of a Chicken Pox vaccine to Louis Armstrong’s influence on music to the numerous ways that women have fought for equal rights ov...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2016
  • Length: 29:51
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For those who aren’t familiar with Godfrey Reggio’s films, they present a riddle about reality through stunning visual images tied together with an...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 29:44
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In this edition of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack sits down with Professor Mark Eden to ta...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 31:23
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Have YOU heard about the bird and how it changed Minnesota music forever? Well, in today’s installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota,...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2016
  • Length: 30:44
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In this instalment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts and Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack takes another trip into the depths ...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 29:02
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In today’s edition of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack sits down with St. Martin Mayor Jim R...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2016
  • Length: 31:27
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In today’s installment of The Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, we find a part of KVSC history that ties our radio station directly to the ancie...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2015
  • Length: 28:20
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In today’s installment of The Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, we find a little bit of light in the darkness as we hear about a volunteer drive...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2015
  • Length: 31:31
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In this episode of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts and Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack once again heads down to St. Cloud Sta...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2015
  • Length: 26:06
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In this edition of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with Music Professor Scott Miller ...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2015
  • Length: 30:44
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Have you ever wondered how Lake George got its name? Or who predicted the tornado of April 1886? Or even why this area hosts so many German Catholi...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2015
  • Length: 30:47
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In today’s installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with local musician Teague ...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2015
  • Length: 29:44
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In this installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts and Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack revisits a group of artists and co...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2015
  • Length: 30:35
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UniteCloud is an online forum for discussing and organizing community responses to the very real problem of racism in our area, and in today’s inst...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2015
  • Length: 30:56
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Using humor to address the complicated issues of the artistic, spiritual, and political nature of being gay, Tim Miller was in town for the SCSU Cr...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2015
  • Length: 30:30
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Did you know that there are around 1,000 ghost towns in Minnesota? Well, in this Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Produ...

  • Added: Sep 24, 2015
  • Length: 27:09
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Today’s Untold Stories of Central Minnesota is about a critical St. Cloud building that hasn’t existed for over 100 years and the Minnesota Histori...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2015
  • Length: 29:45
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This installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota has gone to the dogs. This past weekend in Wilson Park, the Tri County Humane Society ...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2015
  • Length: 30:12
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In this Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, we take a look at the continuation of an exciting arts program at St. Cloud State University that is i...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2015
  • Length: 29:19
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Today’s Untold Stories of Central Minnesota goes downtown. In the 1850’s, three small villages of Southerners, Yankees, Protestants and German Cat...

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  • Added: Aug 11, 2015
  • Length: 31:24
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