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  • The lasting impact of the Vietnam War


    “The Vietnam War defined a generation. It affected those who served, those who protested, and the families of both. We invite everyone to add their voice.” These phrases launched a Prairie Public project that stepped out into the broadcast community and collected stories that will be shared for generations to come. Prairie Memories: The Vietnam […]

  • BCBSND Caring Foundation, Prairie Public to release documentary on the opioid epidemic in North Dakota


    FARGO – The Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) Caring Foundation has partnered with Prairie Public Broadcasting to produce an original 30-minute documentary titled “The Opioid Epidemic: Seeking Solutions in North Dakota.” Dakota Medical Foundation and Bell Bank provided additional support. The documentary addresses the impact of opioid misuse and addiction on North […]

  • Germans from Russia documentary to premiere September 7


    August 25, 2017, Fargo, ND — Prairie Public has scheduled the premiere of a new documentary in its Germans from Russia series. “Gutes Essen: Good Eating in German Russian Country” celebrates the food culture of the Germans from Russia who emigrated to south central North Dakota beginning in the 1880’s. Its television premiere is September […]

  • Prairie Public announces winners of 2017 PBS Kids Writers Contest


      Fargo, ND, 4/21/2017 – Prairie Public has announced the winners of the 2017 PBS KIDS Writers Contest. More than 125 creative entries were received from children who live in the Prairie Public broadcast region, and all received certificates of participation and personalized, positive feedback.   “Every year Prairie Public is a proud participant in […]