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). 

Series

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70 Pieces

Scrapbook is a collaborative project with northwest Minnesota Historical Societies and historians to share audio histories of their counties and promote awareness of the many wonderful things their area of the state has to offer.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: Mar 27, 2013
Caption: The Fields of Northern Prairie Culture
2 Pieces

This series highlights, examines and features the rich, diverse cultural events and history of Northwest Minnesota.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: Aug 16, 2012
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45 Pieces

The Local Alternative is a weekly showcase of indie, grunge, alternative and metal artists and bands from around Minnesota.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: Nov 06, 2012
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55 Pieces

The Music Room is an interactive project where Pioneer 90.1 works with northwest Minnesota high school and college band, orchestra and choir directors to record and broadcast the various school concerts and events that are presented throughout the school year. These recordings will also be interspersed with interviews with the various music instructors of the area as well some of the standout musicians who are performing.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: Jan 06, 2014
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45 Pieces

Jim and Jan Strandlie explore Minnesota history and northern Minnesota arts, culture, and folklore in this weekly show from KSRQ, Thief River Falls.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: Jun 01, 2011
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3 Pieces

A variety of interviews featuring arts, culture, and history from across Minnesota.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: May 02, 2017
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32 Pieces

Interviews and speakers sharing the history of northwest Minnesota landmarks, personalities, traditions, and organizations.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: Jul 26, 2017
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1 Piece

The “Weekly Arts Calendar” is a weekly listing of events and activities that highlight the arts, music and culture of the region and within Minnesota.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: Nov 19, 2014
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13 Pieces

A series of interviews with Minnesota authors, produced by Pioneer 90.1, Thief River Falls, MN. Supported by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: Nov 05, 2012
Caption: Young Performing Artists of Northwest Minnesota
4 Pieces

The series deals with young, up and coming artists in northwest Minnesota.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: Sep 13, 2012

Latest Pieces

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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
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Greyhound Bus Lines got its start in Hibbing, Minnesota in 1914. It remains today an inexpensive and convenient way to travel. Also in the show: We...

  • Added: May 10, 2010
  • Length: 17:51
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Hazelton Recovery Center started out in a small farm house in Center City, Minnesota. It's now an international provider of addiction treatment. It...

  • Added: May 10, 2010
  • Length: 09:15