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KSRQ

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KSRQ is Pioneer 90.1, a college-owned, community-focused broadcaster serving Northwest Minnesota and the greater Grand Forks, ND region. Pioneer 90.1 originates from the Center for New Media at Northland Community & Technical College in Thief River Falls. The station features a blend of Americana music, locally-produced specialty programs (The Saturday Morning Barndance, The Root Cellar, Basement Rock), and programming from the Association of Minnesota Public and Educational Radio Stations (AMPERS). 

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Jim tells of the history of 4-H, an international organization that has influenced thousands of Minnesota youth with the life skills programs it of...

  • Added: May 10, 2010
  • Length: 16:46
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Hunting is a favorite pasttime of many Minnesotans. In the early 1900's, "market hunting" resulted in hunters wrecklessly shooting ducks to ship t...

  • Added: May 10, 2010
  • Length: 16:26
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Sankta Lucia is an Italian saint that gave to the poor. When there was a famine in Sweden, Santka Lucia gave food to the poor farmers. The traditio...

  • Added: May 10, 2010
  • Length: 17:24
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Jim speaks of his and Jan's travels to Michigan and how people are actually "surfing" the waves of Lake Superior. Another trip took the couple to T...

  • Added: May 10, 2010
  • Length: 19:54
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In 1927, Charles Lindberg flew over the Atlantic from New York to Paris, making him Minnesota's first 20th century international celebrity. Also in...

  • Added: May 10, 2010
  • Length: 16:44
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Is there really a Santa Claus and what does he have to do with Christmas? Virgina Handlin wrote to the New York Sun many years ago asking the truth...

  • Added: May 10, 2010
  • Length: 10:03
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As part of the St. Hilaire, Minnesota Lions Club, Jim and Jan Strandlie attended a Lions Club convention at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Ther...

  • Added: May 10, 2010
  • Length: 14:58
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Minnesota is recognized as one of the healthiest places to live. The Mayo Clinic is known for doctors studying new techniques, groups of specialist...

  • Added: May 10, 2010
  • Length: 01:45
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Jim makes a trip to Michigan to make maple syrup with his son. One of oldest agricultural comodities in the U.S., it takes 40 gallons of sap to mak...

  • Added: May 10, 2010
  • Length: 13:18
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Rootcellar: Memphis & Watkins & Palin

  • Added: May 10, 2010
  • Length: 13:52
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Voyagers National Park and Pipestone National Monument in Minnesota are several of the National Parks discussed. Also in the show: In 1938, Albert ...

  • Added: May 10, 2010
  • Length: 16:55
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Jim talks about Lutheranism and the wide controversy going on right now concerning whether gays should be allowed to minister within the church. An...

  • Added: May 10, 2010
  • Length: 16:10
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Churches with diverse memberships are featured: Mt. Zion Church was formed in 1856 in St. Paul by the Jewish community. The Pilgrim Baptist Church...

  • Added: May 10, 2010
  • Length: 17:14
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In iron range country, a small town of 375 decided to secede from the union. The town was Kinney, Minnesota. They suffered from a unworkable water ...

  • Added: May 10, 2010
  • Length: 16:23
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Twin Cities-based author Greg Breining has written a new book about the culture of ice fishing.

  • Added: Mar 01, 2010
  • Length: 19:56
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Interview with Mark Sundlov, manager of the Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historical Site near Cooperstown, ND.

  • Added: Feb 22, 2010
  • Length: 17:44
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A look at the hockey rivalry between Warroad and Roseau, MN high school teams -- and the northwest MN connection to "The Miracle on Ice."

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  • Added: Feb 10, 2010
  • Length: 12:11
  • Purchases: 1