North Dakota Mineral Resources director Lynn Helms says the oil industry consensus is – 2017 will be a better year for the industry. Get the story from the Prairie Public NewsRoom.


The Vinyl Cafe

It’s a fictional used record store where the scene is set for Stuart McLean’s stories—and some excellent music. Tune your radio to Prairie Public on Saturdays at 2pm CT for The Vinyl Cafe.

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Sunday at 5pm CT

The New Yorker Radio Hour features a diverse mix of interviews, profiles, storytelling, and an occasional burst of humor inspired by the magazine, and shaped by its writers, artists, and editors. Listen Sunday at 5 pm CT.

Explore energy policy, production, use and innovation with Inside Energy—a new journalism collaboration from public media in North Dakota, Colorado, and Wyoming. Listen for the regular radio reports, peruse the web site, find Inside Energy on Facebook and Twitter, and sign up for the Inside Energy Newsletter.

Main StreetTune in for the conversations on Main Street weekdays at 3 & 7 pm or listen online anytime. And now, tune in Sundays at 10 am CT for Main Street Weekend—the best of the previous week’s shows. Get updates, see photos, and add your own comments when you ‘like’ Main Street on facebook!

FB_1200x630px_cobrandedThe Prairie Public radio news team talks to the candidates, explores issues in-depth, and connects with real voters. That coverage extends to where the analysis continues around the clock. It’s election coverage with no rant and no slant.






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