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Know Water, Know Beer

Know Water, Know Beer

Duluth is known for great tasting water, but how does its source – Lake Superior – impact the quality and flavor of beer brewed here? Join Dan Kraker of MPR News for a conversation with experts to discuss water and its relationship to beer.

Tuesday, September 25
5:00-7:00 p.m.
325 South Lake Avenue, Duluth, MN
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'Off the rails': Sheriff details massive failure of Wetterling probe

Stearns County Sheriff Donald Gudmundson

Stearns Country Sheriff Don Gudmundson delivered a brutal assessment Thursday of the cascading errors and friction among law enforcement that let Jacob Wetterling's killer stay free for decades even as the evidence pointed overwhelmingly to Danny Heinrich.

MPR News: 'Off the rails': Sheriff details massive failure of Wetterling probe
APM Reports In the Dark: 'All of us failed': Law enforcement comes clean on botched Wetterling investigation

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Threading the needle: Mammoth Duluth museum ship eased out of longtime berth

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You think parallel parking is hard? Try threading a mammoth Great Lakes freighter through the opening of a narrow drawbridge — with only seven inches to spare on either side.

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Review: It’s onward and upward for Your Smith at First Avenue


A woman dressed in black and white stares into the middle distance, trying not to blink. Her eyes are wet. She holds an acoustic guitar to her chest, planted on a stage that’s big but not bare. She’s caught in a moment, hesitant to leave when she’s got so much pride and gratitude inside her.…

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Watch: Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo blends Handel with Glass

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The music of Philip Glass and George Frideric Handel meet in Costanzo's fearless and high-flying voice. Watch his performance at this one of a kind concert from NPR's Tiny Desk, complete with a harpsichord and a specially built bassoon.