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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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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.

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  • 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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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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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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Katya Zepeda, a member of the NWMAC Board of Directors, shares her thoughts concerning her service on the board and the value of the NWMAC in the r...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2019
  • Length: 07:29
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Campbell Library Director Charlotte Helgeson reveals the hottest new books of the week and what to do when you're" bored"; the antidote is "board" ...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2019
  • Length: 13:44
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Shalese (Shu-leese) Snowden of Warroad, MN - a student at a Wisconsin college majoring in Indigenous Studies and Legal Studies - discusses her unde...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2019
  • Length: 11:00
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Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! It's our annual Halloween show featuri...

Bought by KKWE Niijii Radio

  • Added: Nov 02, 2019
  • Length: 59:15
  • Purchases: 1
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The Campbell Public Library of East Grand Forks, MN features new books each week on "Campbell Corner" and this week is no exception. Within the ne...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2019
  • Length: 17:37
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Teens in Thief River Falls, MN are being "elevated" through art, thanks to a grant from the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC). Thief River ...

  • Added: Oct 29, 2019
  • Length: 08:44
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Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! Playing pairs of songs by Minnesota s...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2019
  • Length: 55:40
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Charlotte Helgeson, Director of the Campbell Public Library of East Grand Forks, MN, has spooky details of "Monster Art" at Campbell.....just in ti...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2019
  • Length: 16:18
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Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) Executive Director Mara Hanel gives details on grant application deadlines, the amount of money available ...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2019
  • Length: 05:50
Caption: Christine Foster Exhibit at the NW Minnesota Arts Council Gallery within Northland College/Thief River Falls, MN campus.
A new gallery space – sponsored and maintained by the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) has opened at the Northland Community & Technical Co...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 07:21