List of Duluth-area Podcasts No Longer in Production

They might be on hiatus or they might be done. Some lasted a handful of episodes, others lasted a decade. Some were never meant to keep going. There are no recent episodes of the audio productions listed below, but the archives are still available … or, at least they were the last time we checked.

Perfect Duluth Day’s look at archived podcasts no longer in production is a companion piece to the “Guide to Duluth-area Podcasts,” which features shows currently, or at least recently, in production.

Beyond the Headlines with Dan Wolfe (2019)
KBJR-TV 6 Evening Anchor Dan Wolfe’s talks to local newsmakers in this public affairs program.
Apple Podcasts | Podbean | Spotify

Building the Dream: Duluth (2019 to 2021)
Matt Lambert and Alex Kozitza highlight the ins and outs of Duluth’s entrepreneurs and business professionals.
Apple Podcasts | Podchaser | Listen Notes

The Crunchy Bunch Podcast (2017 to 2018)
Duluth-based DJ collective the Crunchy Bunch plays new beats and chats with local artists.

CUE on UMD (2021)
Eli Esch explores the Cultural Entrepreneurship program at the University of Minnesota Duluth, presenting interviews with students who talk about their experiences in the program.
Anchor | Spotify

Duluth Band Profiles (2014 to 2019)
Seth Langreck produces short profiles of local bands, mixing interview excerpts with music clips to give listeners a sense of the sounds and personalities of the Duluth music scene.
Perfect Duluth Day via SoundCloud

The Duluth Local Show (2013 to 2023)
Brittany Lind presents an hour of Duluth music with occasional interview segments and live performances. The online archive only goes back a few months, but the show launched in March 2013.
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Duluth Lynchings (2020)
Produced by the Duluth News Tribune’s Christa Lawler and Samantha Erkkila, this six-episode podcast looks back at the 1920 Duluth Lynchings from a 2020 perspective.

Duluth to Montgomery Reflections (2018 to 2019)
Duluthians who attended the opening of the National Memorial for Peace and Justice and the Legacy Museum in April 2018 share their experiences.

Duluth! The Podcast (2019 to 2023)
Anna Tennis, Mary Tennis and Ian Vincent gather in a Duluth basement and use swear words to describe current affairs or the topic at hand. | Anchor | Spotify

Duluth Story Project (2022)
Zeitgeist Arts presents stories about life during COVID-19 and the social unrest of 2020.
Apple Podcasts.

Dungeons & Dweebs (2017 to 2021)
Four Iron Range-area men — Bob Saumer, Luke Nikunen, Peter Klabechek and Paul Carland — discuss fantasy and science-fiction literature.
Apple Podcasts | Player FM | Podchaser | Listen Notes

Feminists Ruin Everything (2017 to 2019)
Anna Tennis and Andrea Crouse ruin things like music and sports by interjecting a feminine viewpoint.
PlayerFM | PodParadise

Fresh Pots & Dad Pops (2020)
Mmebers of the Duluth band Cities Never Sleep offer “all of the answers to the questions nobody was asking.”

Green & Gold Camp Cast (2021)
Bruce Ciskie reports on the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers. | Omny

The Huskies Howl (2021)
Zach Linfield interviews Duluth Huskies baseball team players and staff ahead of the 2021 season.
Anchor | Spotify

It’s More Than That (2019 to 2020)
Dr. Paula Pedersen leads conversations with students, faculty and staff at the University of Minnesota Duluth about the complexity of their experiences around diversity and inclusion.
Apple Podcasts | Ivy

Journey to Wellness in Indian Country (2016 to 2021)
Lisa Johnson reports on Native American community health. |

Lake Superior Writers (2018 to 2020)
Host Brooks Johnson chats with local writers, typically beginning the show with the guest author reading an original work.
SoundCloud | Apple Podcasts | Player FM

Lights Camera Fletch (2021)
Fletcher Skull and his dad, Tom, review blockbuster family films in this spinoff podcast, which started as a special episode of the now-defunct Tom & Jim’s Top 5.
Apple Podcasts

The Minnesconsin/Wiscosota Podcast (2021 to 2022)
The beauty, culture and adventure along the Wisconsin and Minnesota border is explored in this podcast, hosted by Keith Uhlig in Wausau and Mark Nicklawske in Duluth.
Anchor | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Listen Notes | Anghami

The Movie Doods (2014)
This movie-review podcast features a group of friends from “outside of Duluth” who banter at great length.

Next Level Podcast (2020 to 2022)
Joe Mooney, Holden Law and Bryan Lemmer host this podcast, interviewing various athletes.
Apple Podcasts

Not Your Usual Republican
Harry Welty documents his attempt to “defeat a January Sixth Republican in Minnesota’s August 2022 primary.”

Ojibwe Stories (2016 to 2018)
Ojibwe culture, language and ideas are explored in this podcast produced by Chris Harwood and the UMD Department of American Indian Studies. | Apple Podcasts | iHeart Radio | Podchaser

Parent Chat (2020 to 2022)
Mel Alvar celebrates and honors the journey of parenthood, talking to moms and dads about balancing children, work and relationships. | Apple Podcasts | Spotify

People of Color (2015 to 2019)
Henry Banks leads a discussion with guests about current affairs related to people of color.

Podcast of the Immortals (2013 to 2020)
Duluthians Matt Busch, Jimmy Bellamy and Andy McKinnon analyze the happenings of World Wrestling Entertainment, the largest professional wrestling promotion in the world. | PlayerFM | MMA Podcasts

Power in the Wilderness (2020 to 2021)
Filmmaker Karl Jacob and author Aaron Brown unlock a historical mystery in their hometown of Hibbing. They find a dynamic mayor named Victor Power who left few traces after his mysterious death almost a century ago. | Ampers | PlayerFM

Pressroom Podcast (2015 to 2019)
Duluth News Tribune reporters sit down to chat with guests about local happenings, from politics and farming to sports and the arts.
Liberated Syndication | iTunes | Apple Podcasts

Radio Gallery (2009 to 2019)
Maija Jenson hosts segments about people, ideas and Minnesota artists. | iTunes

The Richardson Brothers Podcast (2019 to 2021)
Jim and Allen Richardson share short readings of stand-alone vignettes they published under various titles in the Transistor during its long run.
Liberated Syndication | Spotify

Shit that Matters with Emerson Sloane (2019 to 2021
Emerson Sloane interviews folks who are making a difference through art, creativity, advocacy, business and more.
Listen Notes | Apple Podcasts

The Simple Plate (2019 to 2021)
This podcast focuses on local food produced by local people, featuring conversations with local chefs and food growers about food culture, events and recipes. | Apple Podcasts

Skullbuster Wrestlecast (2016 to 2020)
Brothers Tom and Jason Skull talk about the world of pro wrestling.
Blubrry | PlayerFM

Speaking of Homes (2014 to 2020)
Hosts Chelle Eliason and Erick Filby offer advice about building bathrooms, designing decks and other home building and remodeling topics.

In the Spirit of Medicine (2018 to 2021)
Dr. Arne Vainio, a family practice doctor on the Fond du Lac Reservation in Cloquet, presents his essays on life, work, medicine and spirit. | Apple Podcasts | Ivy | Podchaser | Listen Notes

Student Views (2017 to 2018)
University of Minnesota Duluth student Pavel Arkhipenkov presents “life at UMD from a different perspective.”
Apple Podcasts | Audacy

Sunday Sessions: The Podcast (2021 to 2022)
Musician and disability rights advocate Gaelynn Lea engages in conversation about creativity and resilience with musicians, poets and writers from far and wide.
Buzzsprout | Spotify

Take it with You (2014 to 2020)
Blake Thomas and a cast of local entertainers and guests present live radio plays. | Apple Podcasts | Listen Notes | iHeart Radio

Tom and Jim’s Top 5 (2016 to 2020)
Tom Skull and Jim Doutt compare their top 5 lists on anything and everything from sports, music, movies, pop culture and more.

True Stories and Other Damage (2018 to 2019)
Ryan Welles talks with guests from all walks of life with the general goal of bettering humanity.
Apple Podcasts | Player FM | Liberated Syndication

The UMD Sports Archive (2019 to 2020)
Highlight packages and interviews from University of Minnesota Duluth athletics as broadcast on KDAL radio. | Omny

Uncovering the Truth in Minnesota (2020 to 2021)
Sarah Knieff and Izabel Johnson tell the untold stories of Minnesota.
Spotify | Google Podcasts | Radio Public | Himalaya

Wellness Renaissance (2016 to 2021)
Judy Breuer hosts this health and wellness podcast with an occasional Duluth focus. Most episodes feature an interview segment with someone involved in the fields of fitness or nutrition. | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | PlayerFM | Spotify

Wisecracks & Roadside Flats (2017)
Duluth musician and author Teague Alexy presents short stories and folktales. | iTunes

The Xero Music Hour (2020 to 2021)
Zac Bentz presents an hour of his mostly ambient music each week — a mix of shorter song sets to single hour-long tracks. No talking, except for the intro.

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