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  • High Risk High kicks off new season

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    March 9, 2011—Prairie Public’s radio series “High Risk High: Youth Drinking in North Dakota” is kicking off a new season of radio reports and panel discussions that explore how to reduce youth drinking. The first reports of the new season will examine the current legislative proposals that address youth drinking. The five reports will air [...]

  • Tower work affects broadcasts

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    Prairie Public tower outages affect its and KXMD’s broadcasts Fargo, N.D., June 21, 2011 — Prairie Public has completed construction on a new broadcast tower ten miles west of Williston, yet television and radio outages continue to be necessary to protect the safety of tower crews who are dismantling the old tower. Depending on weather [...]

  • Prairie Public is strengthening 91.7fm radio signal in Harvey area

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    CONTACT: Bill Thomas, Director of Radio, 701-239-7509 Prairie Public is strengthening 91.7fm radio signal in Harvey area FARGO, N.D., June 29, 2011—Public radio fans in the Harvey area will notice that Prairie Public is fine-tuning its place on the radio dial. Effective this weekend, Prairie Public’s radio programming will be available, and stronger, at 91.7fm. [...]

  • Hoeven, Conrad, and Berg to appear on Prairie Pulse

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    “Prairie Pulse” to interview newsmakers FARGO, N.D., August 17, 2011—Senator John Hoeven, Senator Kent Conrad, and Congressman Rick Berg are scheduled to appear on upcoming episodes of Prairie Public’s television show “Prairie Pulse.” The 30-minute weekly program showcases conversations with regional newsmakers, and airs Fridays at 7:30 p.m. (CT) with rebroadcasts on Saturdays at 5 [...]

  • Prairie Public boards to meet

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    SEPTEMBER 25, 2011 — Prairie Public’s Radio Council will meet on Thursday, October 27 at noon. Prairie Public’s Community Advisory Board will also meet on Thursday, October 27, at noon. At the meetings, Prairie Public management will review recent radio and television activities and share feedback regarding programming. At the annual membership meeting of Prairie [...]

  • Executive committee to meet

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    October 16, 2011, Fargo, N.D. — The Executive Committee for Prairie Public will meet via conference call on October 21 at 3 pm to approve the agenda for the October board meeting.  Committee meetings are open to the public.  Anyone interested in attending the call can do so by coming to Prairie Public’s corporate office [...]

  • Nine schools receive a Prairie Public Literacy Grant

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    Fargo, N.D., December 28, 2011— Share A Story Family Literacy Grants have been awarded to nine schools across the region. The grants provide resources for schools to create a Family Literacy Event open to the community. Family Literacy Events strive to meet local and state needs in the Prairie Public viewing area by providing an [...]

  • Special project to place journalist in oil patch for Prairie Public

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    Fargo, ND: After a stiff national competition, the Association of Independents in Radio, Inc. (AIR) today announced Prairie Public as one of ten public radio and television stations chosen for a producer-led transmedia project that challenges public broadcasters to invent new forms of reporting that expand service to a wider public. Prairie Public will work [...]

  • PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest encourages children to create original stories and illustrations

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    Prairie Public is kicking off the new year with the PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest, a contest designed to encourage children grades K-3 to celebrate the power of creating stories and illustrations by submitting their own original work. Each child who enters receives a certificate of participation and personalized positive feedback.   To enter the [...]

  • Teacher Training Offered

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    FARGO, N.D., March 27, 2012—Prairie Public will offer two Teacher Training Institutes in June. The North Dakota Geographic Alliance and Prairie Public Education Services will host The Changing Face of North Dakota Institute to focus on specific impacts the energy industry has on advancements in technology, green energy and the economy of North Dakota, as [...]

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