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  • Our Monthly Editors’ Roundtable ~ Movie Review: “Fantastic Four”

    Friday, August 28 – Our monthly Editors Roundtable show … this month featuring Jeff Beach, editor, Forum News Service; and Dustin Monke, editor, the Dickinson Press. ~~~ Matt Olien has this week’s movie review, “Fantastic Four.”

  • Wells County Comes Together

    The government of Wells County, North Dakota was organized on this date in 1884. The county was created 11 years earlier by the legislative session and named after fur trader Antoine Blanc Gingras. In 1881, Gingras County was renamed Wells County after Jamestown banker and legislator Edward Payson Wells.   Sitting in the center of […]

  • The Jamestown Area Grief Support Team ~ Chef Rosey on Eggplants ~ “Creating Hunger Free Communities”

    Thursday, August 27 – The Jamestown Area Grief Support Team hold a highly regarded Widow’s Retreat each year. Here to elaborate on this year’s event, and share other news from the team are Diane Witzig and Eileen Lisko, representing the Jamestown Area Grief Support Team. ~~~ Chef Tim Rosendahl stops by with this week’s food […]

  • Illegal Fishing With Nets, 1914

    There was a time in Dakota Territory, when the bounty of nature seemed limitless, with countless buffalo, ducks and geese, along with endless grasslands and enough lignite-coal to last for centuries.  Even fish, in rivers, streams and lakes, appeared to be over-abundant, as it was written in 1885, of Devils Lake – its “supply of […]

  • Musician Becky Buller ~ 3D Prosthetic Printing ~ “Exploring Home Movies”

    Wednesday, August 26 – Meet Becky Buller, a Minnesota musician who’s become one of the most sought after performers in the bluegrass music industry. She’s performing this Saturday in North Dakota, and you can also catch her at the Minnesota State Fair. ~~~ From toys to bridges and from the catwalk to the hospital, 3D […]

  • From NPR

    Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can’t Stop Playing

  • War Fashions

    As the summer of 1941 passed by, the United States was still not at war.  That would come on December 8th, after Pearl Harbor.  But even though the country was still at peace, war was looming.  Canada announced that women could join the armed forces, although there was no plan to send them overseas.  In […]

  • Horticulturist Ron Smith ~ Ervin Krause: “Lost Writer of the Plains”

    Tuesday, August 25 – How did your garden fare this year? Former NDSU Extension horticulturist Ron Smith is here to take your calls and e-mails. ~~~ In our final installment of “Lost Writers of the Plains,” producer Robyn Murray introduces us to Ervin Krause.

  • Ted Dintersmith at TEDxFargo ~ UND Satellite ~ Uff Da Mud Run

    Monday, August 24 –After a twenty-five year career in venture capital, Ted Dintersmith is now focused on issues at the intersection of innovation and education. We share his address from the TEDxFargo event. ~~~ Coal company royalties payments to the federal government and to states are part of the conflict over attempts to address global […]

  • Native American Stories of Resilience

    These narratives from Native Americans who live in the Bismarck-Mandan metropolitan area provide intriguing glimpses into Native American culture, philosophy, and psychology, and reflect challenges they have faced, personal successes, high-point experiences, and dreams for the future. Interviews by Lorraine Davis, executive director of The Native American Development Center   Editing and production by Bill […]

  • Back by Popular Demand

    Tune in for A Scandal in Belgravia and The Hounds of Baskerville on Sunday, August 30, beginning at 8 pm CT. The following Sunday, The Reichenbach Fall.

  • The Civil War

    The award-winning film produced and directed by Ken Burns will be rebroadcast over five consecutive nights in September to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the series’ initial broadcast. Tune in beginning September 7.

  • We (Never) Don’t Forget

    This new documentary from Prairie Public examines the history, language, music, religion, and foodways of the South American Germans from Russia. Tune in for the television premiere on September 24 at 7 pm CT.  

  • Hidatsa Chief Drags Wolf

    The death of Hidatsa Chief Drags Wolf took place on this date in 1943. Only months before, he had vowed he would die before he watched his people’s land destroyed by the Garrison Dam – and he was true to his word. Drags Wolf was born in 1862 to Chief Crow Flies High and Peppermint […]

  • Nipon Mehta on Giftivism ~ Jessie Veeder “On Marriage” ~ News Chat ~ Review: “Irrational Man”

    Friday, August 21 – We begin with another excerpt from the TEDxFargo event. Today we hear from Nipun Mehta, founder of ServiceSpace, who shares a message o0f “giftivism.” ~~~ An essay from Jessie Veeder “On Marriage.” ~~~ Chuck Lura shares another Natural North Dakota essay. Today’s topic is “North Dakota Squirrels.” ~~~ News director Dave […]

  • Yellow Flowers

    There are several members of the aster family putting on a show of yellow in the road ditches right now, and you know what that means!  Harvest season is upon us, school is about to start, and of course autumn is waiting in the wings.  Yes, it is that time of year. Perhaps the most […]

  • ND Squirrels

    How many kinds of squirrels can be found in North Dakota?  I was flipping through Robert Seabloom’s Mammals of North Dakota published in 2011 recently.  With the exception of ground squirrels and some other members of the squirrel family, he lists four species that most people would call squirrels: the northern flying squirrel. Eastern gray, […]

  • Sine Die

    In the waning days of the convention, the last of the major concerns were addressed.  Suffrage was partially adopted, with women voting in school-related elections only.  The Australian ballot issue, which involved printed ballots private voting, was sidestepped when E. A. Williams provided a substitute clause that required the legislature to pass legislation ensuring the […]

  • Byron Dorgan on Iran Deal ~ Chef Rosey on Kombucha

    Thursday, August 19 – Former North Dakota Senator Byron Dorgan is supporting the Iran nuclear agreement and is working with a group of former members of Congress, ambassadors, and other experts to make the case that the deal is good for the United States. ~~~ NDSU historian Tom Isern has this week’s Plains Folk essay, […]

  • Defining “The Color Line” in North Dakota’s History

    The famous leader of the early civil rights movement in the US, W.E.B. DuBois said: “The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color line.” The divisions in America that came from slavery continued long after human bondage ended with the 13th Amendment to the Constitution. The color line dividing black and […]