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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Jeffers Petroglyphs is where Minnesota history begins. More than 2,000 rock carvings were made about 5,000 years ago in the southwestern part of th...

  • Added: May 10, 2010
  • Length: 14:47
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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