Cast Category: Untold Stories of Central MN

Aug 19, 2019

The Untold Story of the 2019 Common Roots Festival in Downtown St. Cloud

What makes for a vibrant music scene?  In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with a couple of folk who’ve got a pretty good idea.  Dawn Yilek and Zachary Dorholt are both part of the organizing force behind the 2019 Common Roots Festival in downtown St. Cloud, and they […]

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Aug 19, 2019

The Untold Story of Dealing with Racism and Xenophobia in St. Cloud with Mayor Dave Kleis

In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack sits down with St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis to talk about racism, xenophobia, and the perception of the city of St. Cloud on the national stage.  In light of somewhat recent negative attention generated by an article in the New York Times, there is […]

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Jul 17, 2019

The Untold Story of the Richard C. Wilson St. Cloud Community Outpost

In today’s installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack visits and then revisits the Richard C. Wilson St. Cloud Community Outpost, otherwise known as the COP House, on the Southside of St. Cloud.   Back in 2017, city officials and community partners held a dedication and open house for […]

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Jun 30, 2019

The Untold Story of University Archivist Tom Steman and the Oral History Project

In today’s installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack hangs out with St. Cloud State University Archivist Tom Steman.  In their eighth conversation over the years, they talk about SCSU’s Sesquicentennial, Tom’s experience writing questions for KVSC Trivia, exciting news from the Minnesota Historical Society, a  re-invigoration of collecting […]

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Jun 24, 2019

The Untold Story of African American History in St. Cloud, Minnesota with Christopher Lehman

In today’s installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with SCSU Ethic Studies Professor Christopher Lehman.   Lehman has a new book coming out this fall through the Minnesota Historical Society Press called “Slavery’s Reach” that discusses the different ways that slavery affected Minnesota before, during, and after the […]

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Jun 19, 2019

The Untold Story of PRIDE in Central Minnesota

In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks about Pride because it is Pride month, and how there are many, many lives within our community that are very much tied to the concept of being the individual that they truly are. Yad Aira from St. Cloud talks about […]

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Jun 19, 2019

The Untold Story of PechaKucha St. Cloud

In this installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack encounters a new community-building phenomenon in St. Cloud called PechaKucha.  Originating from a Japanese architectural firm as a way of trimming down boring meetings and presentations, PechaKucha is now in over 1,000 cities worldwide and uses a simple […]

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Jun 13, 2019

The EXTENDED Podcast Untold Story TITLE IX WITH DR. LORI ULFERTS AND CAROL HOWE-VEENSTRA AT THE STEARNS HISTORY MUSEUM BREAKFAST CLUB

In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack visits the Stearns History Museum for their monthly Breakfast Club.  This time, the presentation featured Dr. Lori Ulferts, SCSU Professor and former Women’s Basketball coach, and Carol Howe-Veenstra, former Director of Athletics at the College of St. Benedict and volleyball coach. […]

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Jun 13, 2019

The Untold Story of Title IX with Dr. Lori Ulferts and Carol Howe-Veenstra at the Stearns History Museum Breakfast CLub

In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack visits the Stearns History Museum for their monthly Breakfast Club.  This time, the presentation featured Dr. Lori Ulferts, SCSU Professor and former Women’s Basketball coach, and Carol Howe-Veenstra, former Director of Athletics at the College of St. Benedict and volleyball coach. […]

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May 27, 2019

The Untold Story of Pathways4Youth in St. Cloud

In today’s installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack visits a new non-profit in St. Cloud that is creating a profound difference for some of the most vulnerable people in our community, homeless youth.  The organization is called Pathways4Youth and it’s located over on Cooper Avenue just […]

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