WDSE-TV Posts

The Slice: Gary-New Duluth’s Skatepark

A new skatepark is in the works in the Gary-New Duluth neighborhood. Mark Boben, president of the GND Development Alliance, describes how this undertaking is a community-wide effort.

In its series The Slice, WDSE-TV presents short “slices of life” that capture the events and experiences that bring people together and speak to what it means to live up north.

The Slice: Dinner Music at 2104

Duluth’s Richard Narum has been hosting livestream concerts from his living room — a venue named after his house number, 2104. Shows happened weekly in May and June, but future plans are for shows on the third Thursday of July and August.

The concerts can be viewed at youtube.com/user/duluthiscool.

In its series The Slice, WDSE-TV presents short “slices of life” that capture the events and experiences that bring people together and speak to what it means to live up north.

This Town

This new documentary from WDSE-TV presents four small towns with big stories — Grand Portage, Ball Club, Kettle River and Sandstone. The one-hour feature is narrated by storyteller Kevin Kling, with music by Grammy winner Jon Vezner. This Town looks at the stories behind these towns and the people who are carrying those stories into the future.

Duluth East 2020 Virtual Graduation

Celebrate Duluth East High School’s graduating seniors with some of the students’ and teachers’ favorite memories in this virtual graduation video, produced and edited by Mike Scholtz for WDSE-TV.

Denfeld 2020 Virtual Graduation

Though the COVID-19 pandemic kept Denfeld’s class of 2020 from gathering in the school’s auditorium for commencement, many of the school’s traditions were kept. WDSE-TV and producer/editor Mike Scholtz captured the highlights in this documentary.

Gary-New Duluth Memorial Day Program 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the traditional Memorial Day ceremony at the Gary-New Duluth Veterans Memorial was not held. A ceremony was instead videotaped in advance of Memorial Day. Above is a short clip from WDSE-TV, below is the full memorial service video.

The Slice: Free Seed Libraries in Duluth

The Duluth Community Garden Program has built and installed seed libraries across the city.

In its series The Slice, WDSE-TV presents short “slices of life” that capture the events and experiences that bring people together and speak to what it means to live up north.

The Slice: Making Masks to Fight COVID-19

Fond du Lac Reservation elder Sharon Shuck makes masks to donate to the doctors and nurses of Fond du Lac Health and Human Services Division.

In its series The Slice, WDSE-TV presents short “slices of life” that capture the events and experiences that bring people together and speak to what it means to live up north.

The Slice: Tischer Creek in Spring

In its series The Slice, WDSE-TV presents short “slices of life” that capture the events and experiences that bring people together and speak to what it means to live up north.

It’s a Beautiful Day in the Northland Neighborhood

WDSE-TV compiled this video of eleven local musicians singing “It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” Mister Rogers’ classic theme song. Participating artists are Irving Steinberg, Jessica Leibfried, Charlie Leibfried, Jean Leibfried, Samuel Miltich, Alexander Sandor, Jillian Rae, John Staine, Lyz Jaakola, Bret Amundson and Gaelynn Lea Tressler.

The station invites people to share the video and make their own versions with #northlandneighbor or send the video to the station. The studio might create another mashup. Visit wdse.org for details and to submit.

The Slice: Draw Along with Brian Barber

During the pandemic, Perfect Duluth Day’s own Brian Barber has been posting draw-along videos on Facebook. In its series The Slice, WDSE-TV presents short “slices of life” that capture the events and experiences that bring people together and speak to what it means to live up north.

The Playlist Presents: Cory Coffman

WDSE-TV‘s The PlayList Presents is a series of 5-minute segments featuring emerging musicians, including interview clips and a live performance. This episode focuses on Cory Coffman, with a performance of the song “Canvas and Color,” shot at Duluth Cider.

The PlayList Presents airs Thursday nights at around 8:20 p.m., after Making it Up North.

The Slice: Ice Racing

In this clip, Scott and Angie Shober talk about ice racing on Allouez Bay in Superior. In its series The Slice, WDSE-TV presents short “slices of life” that capture the events and experiences that bring people together and speak to what it means to live up north.

The Slice: Ice Climbing at Quarry Park V.2

In its series The Slice, WDSE-TV presents short “slices of life” that capture the events and experiences that bring people together and speak to what it means to live up north.

The PlayList Presents: NorShore Summit

WDSE-TV‘s The PlayList Presents is a series of 5-minute segments featuring emerging musicians, including interview clips and a live performance. This episode focuses on indie folk band NorShore Summit, with a performance of the song “On Your Shoulder I Rest My Head,” shot at Duluth Cider on Jan. 19.

The PlayList Presents airs Thursday nights at around 8:20 p.m., after Making it Up North.