Season 2020

Prairie Public presents a wide variety of short feature segments highlighting the art, history, and culture of North Dakota, Minnesota and Manitoba. Over the years a diverse group of people have made the prairie region their home, bringing rich traditions in music, food, crafts and lifestyle. These short stories are a connection to the past, present and future of life on the northern prairie.

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Wild Rice

A profile on the process of harvesting wild rice on the White Earth Reservation.

Wild Rice

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Exploring The Northwest Angle

Learn about The Northwest Angle in Minnesota.

Exploring The Northwest Angle

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Elizabeth Rockstad

A profile on mosaic artist Elizabeth Rockstad of Ada, Minnesota.

Elizabeth Rockstad

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Flag Island Lighthouse

A profile on the Flag Island Lighthouse in Lake of the Woods, Minnesota.

Flag Island Lighthouse

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Ulmer Stoneware

Profile on stoneware potter Jim Ulmer.

Ulmer Stoneware

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From Lake to Plate

Angle Andy teaches us the proper way to create our very own shore lunch.

From Lake to Plate

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Fort Saint Charles

The history behind Fort Saint Charles on Lake of the Woods in Minnesota.

Fort Saint Charles

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Denise Lajimodiere Dragonfly Dance

Profile on Denise Lajimodiere's writing workshops for new writers.

Denise Lajimodiere Dragonfly Dance

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Kim Jore

Profile on Moorhead, Minnesota artist Kim Jore.

Kim Jore

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In The Chips

Profile on two woodcarvers located in Moorhead, Minnesota.

In The Chips

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Robert "Bud" Larsen

Learn the history behind the Hardanger fiddle by master fiddle craftsman Bud Larsen.

Robert "Bud" Larsen

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Northwest Angle, MN

A profile on the Northwest Angle, MN, the most northerly point of the contiguous US.

Northwest Angle, MN

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Zhimin Guan

A profile on Moorhead artist & professor, Zhimin Guan.

Zhimin Guan

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Tim Pierce

A story on Tim Pierce, a knife maker from Pelican Rapids, Minnesota.

Tim Pierce

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Remembering Theodore Roosevelt: Arbor Day

A segment on how Theodore Roosevelt's life lessons are still relevant to today.

Remembering Theodore Roosevelt: Arbor Day

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Remembering Theodore Roosevelt: Roosevelt's Revival

A segment on how Theodore Roosevelt's life lessons are still relevant to today.

Remembering Theodore Roosevelt: Roosevelt's Revival

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Remembering Theodore Roosevelt: Bird Conservation

A segment on how Theodore Roosevelt's life lessons are still relevant to today.

Remembering Theodore Roosevelt: Bird Conservation

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Remembering Theodore Roosevelt: National Parks

A segment on how Theodore Roosevelt's life lessons are still relevant to today.

Remembering Theodore Roosevelt: National Parks