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Recent Shows

  • Route 83 “The Last American Highway” ~ Drug Crime in the Oil Patch ~ Gary Wolsky of “The Village”

      Wednesday, April 16 – Author Stew Magnuson has written “The Last American Highway.” It’s a journey through time down US Route 83 that cuts through central North Dakota. He’ll be on a book tour in North Dakota next week. ~~~ In today’s Natural North Dakota essay, Chuck Lura of Dakota College in Bottineau tells us about the North Dakota state fish. ~~~ News director Dave Thompson stops in to discuss today’s court ruling involving abortions in North Dakota. ~~~ A growing problem with drug trafficking in North Dakota was the subject of a recent article by Associated Press Sharon Cohen. She was interviewed for yesterday’s All Things Considered by Audie Cornish, and we felt it deserved another play. ~~~ John Harris visits with Gary Wolsky of the Village Family Service Center in this excerpt of Friday’s Prairie Pulse television show.

  • North Dakota Tourism Conference ~ Ron Smith with Planting Tips

      Tuesday, April 15– Doug stops in at the North Dakota Tourism Conference. One of his guests is Mike Jensen of the tourism division at the North Dakota Department of Commerce, who will tell us about the expansion of the Maah Daah Hey Trail. He also visits with Amelia Asperin, NDSU assistant professor, Hospitality and Tourism Management; and Daren Mazzucca, publisher of Midwest Living and other magazines. ~~~ Former NDSU Extension horticulturist Ron Smith stops by with some early season planting tips. ~~~ Beth Diane Bradley: “The Party’s Over, but you Don’t Have to Leave.”


  • Dr. George Bibel on Malaysia 370 Mystery ~ “Fargo” TV Show Party

      Monday, April 13 – Dr. George Bibel of UND, is a professor of mechanical engineering at the University of North Dakota and the author of “Beyond the Black Box, The Forensics of Airplane Crashes.” He joins us with some reflections on the fate of Malaysia 370. ~~~ Commentary from Bruce Berg: “The Numbers Game.” ~~~ The FX Network is about to debut a new series called “Fargo,” based on the Cohen Brothers movie. Charley Johnson and Nicole Holden of the FM Visitors and Convention Bureau join us to discuss what the publicity could mean for the city. ~~~ The upcoming lunar eclipse is Chuck Lura’s topic in today’s Natural North Dakota essay.


  • “The Last of the Boys” ~ News Chat ~ Review: “Captain America”

      Friday, April 11 – “The Last of the Boys” is a production coming to the Greater Grand Forks Community Theatre. It’s part of a larger event that includes monologues from the “Warrior Words” project, music, and a display of a “Mini Wall,” commemorating North Dakota soldiers killed in Vietnam. Joining us is director of the performance, Kathy Coudle King. ~~~ In today’s Natural North Dakota essay, Chuck Lura of Dakota College in Bottineau tells us about the Canada Goose. ~~~ Dietician Karen Ehrens shares some thoughts about food and good health. ~~~ News director Dave Thompson stops by to discuss the latest headlines. ~~~ In this week’s movie review, Matt Olien reports on “Captain America.”


  • Writer Jessica Lott ~ Poetry Out Loud ~ Chef Rosie on Lamb

      Thursday, April 10 – Meet Jessica Lott, one of the visiting writers at this year’s UND Writers’ Conference. ~~~ Bill Thomas shares another poem from the 2014 Poetry Out Loud event in North Dakota. ~~~ Chef Tim Rosendahl stops by to talk food. ~~~ Doug and Ashley have our “What’s Happening” calendar of events.


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