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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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Deerhunting in Minnesota boosts the economy, brings tourism to the state, and is strong in promoting family and traditions. Governor Tim Pawlenty p...

  • Added: May 12, 2010
  • Length: 16:14
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Hubert H. Humphrey was Minnesota's "favorite son". He championed the issue of civil rights. One could consider Coya Knutson Minnesota's "favorite d...

  • Added: May 12, 2010
  • Length: 18:35
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he Root Cellar: The Historic Northwest & Marvin Visitors Center

  • Added: May 12, 2010
  • Length: 17:02
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The Minnesota state fair began in 1859 and has now grown to cover 320 acres. The Minnesota State Fair is one of the most visited fairs in the count...

  • Added: May 12, 2010
  • Length: 16:59
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In 1894 Hamilton Harris Judson started an experiment with rural free mail delivery in Farmington, Minnesota. It afforded farmers to receive daily d...

  • Added: May 12, 2010
  • Length: 19:08
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Oliver H. Kelley was the founder of the agricultural faternity. A farmer who moved from Boston to Elk River, Minnesota, Kelley founded the National...

  • Added: May 12, 2010
  • Length: 16:20
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Garrison Keillor is a humorist, columnist, storyteller, and musician who represents Minnesota to listeners of his radio show, "A Prairie Home Compa...

  • Added: May 12, 2010
  • Length: 15:05
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In the early 1950's, Sister Kenny developed a successful program to restore polio patients' strength and mobility. Jan tells of this most controver...

  • Added: May 12, 2010
  • Length: 16:37
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Jim talks about his travel to Memphis, Tennessee to the US and Canadian Forum of the Lions Club. Also on this show: Joseph Watkins was a trailblaze...

  • Added: May 12, 2010
  • Length: 13:52
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Jim tells of the roots of Buffalo Point Resort at Lake of the Woods, MN. Also in this show: Jan tells several comical Thanksgiving stories.

  • Added: May 12, 2010
  • Length: 13:16
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Jim tells of many aspects of Christmas, including the history of Santa Claus, helping those less fortunate, traditions of Christmas, the Christmas ...

  • Added: May 12, 2010
  • Length: 16:01
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John Ireland was born in Ireland and immigrated to Minnesota in 1852. He was ordained a priest and was responsible for building many Catholic schoo...

  • Added: May 12, 2010
  • Length: 16:19
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The Root Cellar: Rivers & Rice

  • Added: May 12, 2010
  • Length: 15:41
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Betty Crocker is a Minnesota icon. The ficticious homemaker is now 85 years old and continues to give us tips and recipes for quality food preparat...

  • Added: May 12, 2010
  • Length: 15:57
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With the onset of the Civil War, a voluntary infantry was started. Minnesota ranked as a state with one of the highest enlistment rates. The infant...

  • Added: May 12, 2010
  • Length: 16:01
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Jim talks about how three African-Americans from Duluth were lynched. Some are surprised to learn that Minnesota had a very active KKK. Duluth was ...

  • Added: May 12, 2010
  • Length: 17:32
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Jim speaks about the Strandlies' trip to Spain, Italy and Greece. Also in the show -- Minnesota's Famous Wrestlers: Vern Gagne was a profesional wr...

  • Added: May 10, 2010
  • Length: 14:32
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Cass Gilbert was responsible for designing the Minnesota capital building. Jim tells of Gilbert's architectural talents.Also in the Show: Robert Gi...

  • Added: May 10, 2010
  • Length: 12:37
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Glaciers moved through what is now Minnesota over 10,000 years ago. The glaciers left an interesting landscape that dominates our physical environm...

  • Added: May 10, 2010
  • Length: 15:32
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Jim tells of how local and international trade in Grand Portage, MN contributed to the state's history. Grand Portage is located on the north shor...

  • Added: May 10, 2010
  • Length: 17:07