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  • Prairie Public receives a Ready To Learn Initiative Award to support early childhood learning


    Washington, DC, Arlington, VA, Fargo, ND (June 16, 2014) –The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS has announced awards to 21 public television stations, including Prairie Public, for the expansion of school readiness projects in their communities. Prairie Public Broadcasting will focus its efforts among students in preschool through 2nd grade, as well as [...]

  • Prairie Public production honored with prestigious Gabriel Award


    May 21, 2014, Fargo, N.D.—The Prairie Public television team has been honored with a first-place Gabriel Award for its television documentary “I Am A Person.” The documentary reviews the historical context of the 1982 legal decision that changed how North Dakota cares for its citizens who are developmentally disabled. As a result, hundreds of children [...]

  • Prairie Public radio news team honored


    April 4, 2014—Prairie Public Broadcasting’s radio staff has been honored with three 2014 Sevareid Awards from the Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association. The network’s news department received a first place series/documentary award for “Minot: Rebuilding Dreams,” produced by Dave Thompson, and awards of merit in the investigative category for “Oil Patch Code Blue” produced by Todd [...]

  • Antiques Roadshow will tape show in Bismarck


    Fargo, N.D., January 30, 2014 — “Antiques Roadshow,” PBS’s most-watched primetime series, will roll into Bismarck on May 31 to tape a show and appraise North Dakota’s antiques. Admission to the “Antiques Roadshow” event is free, and everyone admitted may bring two items for appraisal, but tickets are required and must be obtained in advance. [...]