Season 10: 2012-2013
#1001: October 5, 2012 Guests: Nicholas Bauroth, NDSU Political Science professor and a visit to Itasca State Park
#1002: October 12, 2012 Guests: Tim Murphy, Author of “Psalms of King David” and a profile of Minnesota artist Shelli Fenske
#1003: October 19, 2012 Guests: Matthew Von Pinnon, Editor of The Forum and the students of Enger Dance Studio
#1004: October 26, 2012 Guests: Rebekkah Ford, author of “Beyond the Eyes” and the first candidate in F-M Symphony Conductor Search, George Hanson
#1005: November 2, 2012 Guests: North Dakota U.S. Attorney Tim Purdon talking about federal court issues including problems at Spirit Lake Indian Reservation and a tour of the Polaris Snowmobile Plant in Roseau, MN
#1006: November 9, 2012 Guests: Doug Hamilton, Prairie Public’s new radio host and a profile of painter Andrew Stark
#1007: November 16, 2012 This week’s guest: Janis Cheney, AARP of North Dakota President talking about issues affecting older Americans and a performance by the cast of Dakota Air.
#1008: November 23, 2012 This week’s guest: Barry Prentice, President of IsoPolar in Winnipeg talking about airships and how they can be used today, and a performance by Minneapolis musician Keri Noble.
#1009: December 7, 2012 This week’s guest North Dakota Senator John Hoeven discusses his work in the Senate and upcoming issues to be addressed by new members of the Congressional delegation.
#1010: December 14, 2012 This week’s guest: author Troy Larson,”Ghosts of North Dakota” discussing the vanishing towns on the prairie, and a performance by Thief River Falls music group The WoodPicks
#1011: December 21, 2012 This week’s guest: North Dakota’s newly elected US Senator Heidi Heitkamp
#1012: January 4, 2013This week’s guest is Dayna Del Val, The Arts Partnership and how artist Sara Trangsrud turns rhubarb leaves into art
#1013: January 11, 2013This week’s guest: Jeff Missling, ND Farm Bureau President talking about drought conditions and the federal farm bill, and we take you on a visit to Mill City Museum.
#1014: January 18, 2013This week’s guest: former ND Attorney General Bob Wefald talking about the launch of the upcoming ship the U.S.S. North Dakota, and a performance by the Sonorous String Quartet from Bismarck/Mandan.
#1015: January 25, 2013This week’s guest: Alan Frazier, UND Aviation Professor, discusses new drone technology and the university’s aviation program, and we meet Fargo Moorhead Symphony Orchestra conductor candidate Christopher Zimmerman.
#1016: February 1, 2013This week’s guest: Steve Ressel, Fargo Author, talks about writing all kinds of genres of stories, including comic books, and we wrap up with a performance by Midnight Noise Orchestra.
#1017: February 8, 2013This week’s guest: Michelle Bredeson, Fargo Author, discusses writing fantasy books for burgeoning young adult fiction market, and we visit the Becker County Historical Society.
#1018: February 15, 2013This week’s guest: Jodee Bock, Fargo Author and Motivational Speaker, talks about her work in corporate communications and team building, and we enjoy a performance by musician Ben Suchy.
#1019: February 22, 2013This week’s guest: Dr. George Bibel, UND Engineering Dept. and Author of “Train Wreck: The Forensics of Rail Disasters” and a look at an artist who practices the traditional Scandinavian art of rosemaling.
#1020: March 15, 2013This week’s guest: Emily Beck, Fargo Film Festival Director, gives a preview of this year’s entries, and Minot high school student Stephen Gasser talks about competing in the national Poetry Out Loud competition.
#1021: March 22, 2013This week’s guest: Dr. Steve Benson, UND Petroleum Engineering, talks about the oil boom in western North Dakota and we meet the next candidate for conductor of the Fargo Moorhead Symphony Orchestra David Itkin.
#1022: March 29, 2013This week’s guest: High Plains Reader Co-Owner John Strand about his “alternative” paper and the history behind it. Also, John is a Fargo School Board member so he will talk about overcrowding at Fargo elementary schools and the district’s long range planning efforts.
#1023: April 5, 2013This week’s guest: Canadian Foodgrains Bank Executive Director Jim Cornelius talks about how this organization distributes food all across the world to needy areas…Also, a story on the “Just Friends” poetry and jazz group from Moorhead with Mark Vinz and Bill Law.
#1024: April 12, 2013This week’s guest: Author Melanie Hoffert, author of “Prairie Silence” is a Wyndmere, ND native and her book is about her finally revealing to her family that she is Lesbian. Growing up in a small, rural, deeply religious community was at times difficult for Melanie, knowing she had a deep secret she didn’t dare reveal…Also, a story on the Artist Hub in Pelican Rapids, founded by Laura Moe.
#1025: April 19, 2013This week’s guest: Candi Willey, Vice President of the Center for Avian Adoption, Rescue and Education in West Fargo. She also has a bird named Molly on set during the interview. Her organization cares for birds and finds them homes…Also, a story on Moorhead artist Karmen Rheault who uses steel to make art.
#1026: April 26, 2013This week’s guest: Darrick Guthmiller, President of the Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead, and also Fisher, the President of the Fargo-Moorhead Area Association of Realtors, about the booming housing market currently in the F-M area…Also, a musical performance from Amanda Standalone and the Pastry Shop Girls.
#1027: May 3, 2013This week’s guest: Dr. Read Sulik, the Senior vice president of Behavioral Health Services at Sanford Health talks about a new initiative called Sanford OneCare, designed to give patients better and quicker access to mental health services. Dr. Sulik also discusses mental health in general and how it gets publicity when a shooting spree happens, usually committed by an “mentally unstable” gunman…Also, a profile of another candidate for the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Conductor Search, this time Darryl One.
#1028: May 10, 2013This week’s guest: North Dakota Tourism Director Sara Otte Coleman about this summer’s upcoming tourism season and events in North Dakota. She also discusses impact on new hotel construction around state and other issues affecting tourism.
#1029: May 17, 2013This week’s guest: Randy Hatzenbuhler, the President of the Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation is the guest for the full half hour. He talks about what the foundation does, Teddy Roosevelt’s impact on North Dakota and upcoming events this summer in Medora.
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