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Prairie Pulse

Category: Public Affairs

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Prairie Pulse is back with a new season featuring host John Harris and the newsmakers of our region.

Coming Up

  • February 20: St. Paul Author Lisa Westberg Peters about her new book “Fractured Land” which is about her family’s mineral rights in western North Dakota where oil drilling is going on. Lisa is a committed environmentalist who outlines in the book her struggles with deciding whether or not to accept the oil royalties.
  • February 27: Fargo Film Festival director Emily Beck who talks about the upcoming 15th annual festival which is March 3-7. Emily talks about growth of festival, volunteer spirit, how juries decide winning films and we also show clips of the winning films in 7 different categories–Narrative Feature, Narrative Short, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short, Experimental, Student, and Animation.
  • March 1-19: Prairie Pulse will be taking a break during our upcoming membership drive
  • March 20: Judge Myron Bright has written his memoirs “Goodbye Mike, Hello Judge” about his 46 years on the bench of the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals. He is the longest serving judge in America and talks about his lawyer days, his friendship with Quentin Burdick, meeting the Kennedy brothers and also the important cases he has ruled on. Also, a story on early Dakota Territory political boss Alexander McKenzie.

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