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  • Flooded Devils Lake residents tell their stories in Prairie Public production

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    April 3, 2012—Devils Lake area residents’ lives and homes have been torn apart by the expanding lake that has engulfed the basin since hard rains began in 1993. Prairie Public has produced a television documentary that examines the plight of the area’s frustrated residents. “Mother Nature in Charge: Devils Lake Life Stories” will premiere on [...]

  • Boards to meet

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    Fargo, N.D., April 11, 2012—Prairie Public’s Radio Council and Prairie Public’s Community Advisory Board will meet Thursday, April 26, at 1:00 p.m., and Prairie Public’s Board of Directors will meet Friday, April 27, at 9:00 a.m., both in Fargo. All meetings are open to Prairie Public members and to the public. For further information, please [...]

  • Summer 2012 Board Meeting

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    Fargo, N.D., June 4, 2012—Prairie Public’s Board of Directors will meet Friday, July 27, at 8:00 a.m., at the Inn at the Forks in Winnipeg. All meetings are open to Prairie Public members and to the public. For further information, contact Kirstin Lindbery at 800-359-6900. ###  

  • Annual Meeting

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    The Prairie Public Broadcasting Board of Directors, Radio Council, and Television Advisory Council will meet Tuesday, September 25, at 8:00 a.m. at Holiday Inn Riverside, Minot, ND. The annual membership meeting will also be at this time. All board meetings are open to Prairie Public members and to the public. For more information, contact Kirstin [...]

  • Prairie Public to premiere television retrospective of two intense sports rivalries

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    FARGO, N.D., August 17, 2012 — Prairie Public is set to debut a new 90-minute television documentary that chronicles the great sports rivalries between North Dakota State University and the University of North Dakota in their division II days. “When They Were Kings: The NDSU-UND Rivalry” will premiere Tuesday, September 18, at 7 p.m. (CT). [...]

  • Prairie Public honored with regional Emmy nominations

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    The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences -Upper Midwest Regional Emmy® Awards Nominations were recently released and we are pleased to announce that the Prairie Public television documentaries “Mother Nature in Charge: Devils Lake Life Stories,” “Steamboats on the Red,” and “Faces of the Oil Patch” have been nominated for a 2012 Upper Midwest [...]

  • Prairie Public examines food that shapes our culture

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    FARGO, N.D., September 21, 2012—Prairie Public is premiering a new television documentary that examines the recipes, menus, ceremonies, and etiquette that are directly shaped by our country’s rich immigrant experience, the history and innovations of food preparation technology, and the ever-changing availability of key ingredients. “Key Ingredients” will premiere on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 8 [...]

  • Doug Hamilton named as host of Prairie Public’s public affairs radio program

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    October 1, 2012, FARGO, N.D. — Doug Hamilton is stepping up to the microphone as Prairie Public’s newest radio personality. Hamilton will host the network’s public affairs program “Hear It Now,” heard weekdays at 3 p.m. CT. Ashley Thornberg has also joined the “Hear It Now” staff as a special contributor. Hamilton is well known [...]

  • Painting with Paulson: Beyond the Canvas

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    Painting With Paulson: Beyond the Canvas, a new television production from veteran public television artist and teacher Buck Paulson, delves into the finer points of painting. Paulson discusses the process of making a pochade and how they can provide inspiration; he demonstrates painting techniques, including an explanation of brushes and tips for how to paint [...]

  • “Kind Hearted Woman” profiles North Dakota woman

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    Acclaimed filmmaker David Sutherland (The Farmer’s Wife, Country Boys) returns to FRONTLINE with Kind Hearted Woman, a special two-part series that creates an unforgettable portrait of Robin Charboneau, a 32-year-old divorced single mother and Oglala Sioux woman living on North Dakota’s Spirit Lake Reservation. Sutherland follows Robin over three years as she struggles to raise [...]

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