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  • KGFE, Channel 2, viewers now have digital service

    Category: Corporate

    FARGO, N.D., February 21, 2006 — Nearly two years after an ice storm knocked out Prairie Public Television’s broadcast facility near Petersburg, N.D., the television signal is back. It also has the historic distinction of being the final tower erected in Prairie Public Television’s statewide conversion to digital broadcasts. Digital has more capacity than traditional [...]

  • Read ND launches

    Category: Corporate

    FARGO, N.D., March 23, 2006 — A new project is promoting North Dakota literature. “Read North Dakota” offers an Internet site that encourages conversation about the people, communities and values portrayed in books that have helped shape our state. The cornerstone of the project, a Web site at www.readnd.org, lists authors from North Dakota or [...]

  • Prairie Public radio staff take home Associated Press awards

    Category: Radio

    FARGO, N.D., September 12, 2006—North Dakota Public Radio has been honored with seven first- and three second-place North Dakota Associated Press Broadcasters Association awards. The awards will be presented to the NDPR news team members—Dave Thompson, Todd McDonald and Tracy Fugere—at the annual Associated Press meeting. The winning stories are available online at www.prairiepublic.org. The [...]

  • Public Radio unveils new brand identity

    Category: Corporate

    FARGO, N.D, September 29, 2006 – Prairie Public Broadcasting’s radio division, North Dakota Public Radio, has unveiled a new identity that signifies the organization’s ongoing progress toward expanding its multimedia public broadcasting service. The radio service known as North Dakota Public Radio is now identified as Prairie Public — as its public television counterpart is. [...]

  • Prairie Public Radio News Team Honored

    Category: Radio

    FARGO, N.D., September 11, 2008—Prairie Public Broadcasting’s radio staff has been honored with four first- and three second-place 2007 North Dakota Associated Press Broadcasters Association awards. The non-profit network’s news department received first-place awards for “Higher Ed” in the Political Reporting category, “The Flood of ’97 – Ten Years Later” in the Series/Documentary category, “Curling [...]

  • Dave Thompson wins Murrow Award

    Category: Radio

    FARGO, N.D., April 17, 2009—Prairie Public Broadcasting’s news director, Dave Thompson, has been honored with an award from the Radio-Television News Directors Association. His story “Hillary-Votes” won a regional Murrow Award, named for the famed journalist Edward R. Murrow. The story will advance to the national competition. Thompson will receive the award at a ceremony [...]

  • New Painting with Paulson DVD debuts

    Category: Television

    Artist and teacher Buck Paulson is back for his 9th public television series. In this series he’ll shares special painting techniques including the “mud pack” and glazes that will have you painting like an expert in no time. Distributed by NETA NOLA Code:                             PULS 0900 K1 Program Title:                         PAINTING WITH PAULSON – 900 series Program [...]

  • Film screening is open to the public

    Category: Corporate

    September 24, 2008, Fargo, N.D.—A new film documentary about the legacy of former North Dakota Governor Arthur Link will premiere at a public screening on Monday, September 29, at 7 p.m. at the Fargo Theatre. The screening is free and open to the public. “When the Landscape is Quiet Again: The Legacy of Art Link” [...]

  • Prairie Public announces the 15th Annual Reading Rainbow Young Writers and Illustrators Contest Regional Winners and Red Ribbon Favorites

    Category: Corporate

    June 8, 2009. FARGO, N.D.—Magical markers, princesses losing and finding their way, and an ambitious fisherman are the subjects of the four stories that have been promoted to the national Reading Rainbow Young Writers and Illustrators Contest. Prairie Public sponsors the annual writing contest, which encourages, rewards, and challenges children to create stories with their [...]

  • Prairie Public productions honored

    Category: Television

    FARGO, N.D., June 2, 2009 – Prairie Public Broadcasting has been honored with “Classic” Telly Awards for two programs: “The Germans from Russia, Children of the Steppe, Children of the Prairie” and for “Prairie Crosses, Prairie Voices.” This year marks the 30th year of the Telly Awards. In honor of the occasion the Telly Awards [...]

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