Programs A-Z

  • A Way with Words is a lively public radio show and podcast about language and linguistics with callers from all over. We cover slang, new words, word origins and etymology, regional English and dialects, English as a second language, speech,...

  • All Things Considered is the most listened-to, afternoon drive-time, news radio program in the country. Every weekday the two-hour show is hosted by Audie Cornish

  • BirdNote is a nonprofit radio program dedicated to the conservation of birds and their habitats. BirdNote shows are two-minute vignettes that incorporate the sounds of birds with stories that illustrate their way of life.

  • Fargo-based chef Tim Rosendahl joins the hosts of Main Street with a weekly topic about food.

  • What do Chopin and Corelli have in common with Chick Corea and John Corigliano? Listen to Composers Datebook and find out!

    Composers Datebook is a daily two-minute program designed to inform, engage, and entertain listeners with timely...

  • Sitting Bull to Phil Jackson, cattle to prairie dogs, knoefla to lefse. Dakota Datebook radio features air weekdays at 6:42 am, 8:42 am, 3:50 pm*, 5:44 pm, and 7:50 pm* CT on Prairie Public.

  • Millions of Americans served in World War I — soldiers, sailors , nurses — and many at home provided support, suffered scarcities, and grieved for loved ones lost. The United States entered the Great War 100 years ago on April 6. Prairie Public...

  • Hear it Now was Prairie Public’s weekday live interview program from 1999 to 2011. With new focus and new co-hosts, the program has been remodeled as Main Street. Find all Main Street content ...

  • Host Guy Raz dives into the stories behind some of the world's best known companies. How I Built This weaves a narrative journey about innovators, entrepreneurs, idealists, and the movements they built.

  • Inside Energy is a collaborative journalism initiative among public media with roots in Colorado, Wyoming, and North Dakota. Our distinctive storytelling focuses on the critical intersection of people and power.

  • Insight Daily is a two-minute daily module of insightful features highlighting popular culture creators. From David Baldacci to Elton John to Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader, Insight Daily delivers entertaining and informative glimpses into the...

  • This series of radio reports looks at the criminal justice system, in particular the way that people with mental health and addiction problems end up in jail.  A discussion is currently under way — is this best for the people affected?  Is it...

  • Living on Earth with Steve Curwood is the weekly environmental news and information program distributed by Public Radio International. Every week approximately 250 Public Radio stations broadcast Living on Earth's news, features, interviews,...

  • Main Street weekend is a compilation of the best of the previous week's Main Street programs with Doug Hamilton and Ashley Thornberg.

  • Noted for its timely, relevant and accessible coverage of business and the economy, Marketplace raises the economic intelligence of the country through the unorthodox story, the casual conversation and the unexpected angle on the news.

  • Television producer Matt Olien doubles as Prairie Public's resident movie critic, and uses his background in film studies and extensive knowledge of movie history to review a current film. Stay tuned until the end, where he's quizzed with...

  • Every weekday for over three decades, NPR's Morning Edition has taken listeners around the country and the world with two hours of multi-faceted stories and commentaries that inform, challenge, and occasionally amuse. Morning...

  • Chuck Lura has a broad knowledge of "Natural North Dakota" and loves sharing that knowledge with others. Since 2005, Chuck has written a weekly column, “Naturalist at Large,” for the Lake Metigoshe Mirror, and his “The Naturalist” columns...

  • On Being is a Peabody Award-winning public radio conversation and podcast, a Webby Award-winning website and online exploration, a publisher and public event convener. On Being opens up the animating questions at the center of human life: What...

  • Plains Folk is a commentary devoted to life on the great plains of North Dakota. Written by Tom Isern of West Fargo, North Dakota, and read in newspapers across the region for years, Plains Folk venerates fall suppers and barn dances and...

  • Imagine you could call up a friend and say, “Meet me at the bar and tell me what’s going on with the economy.” Now imagine that’s actually a fun evening. That’s what we’re going for at Planet...

  • Tune in Sundays at 5 pm CT for a fresh variety of radio programs—a new one each week!

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  • StarDate debuted in 1978, making it the longest-running national radio science feature in the country. 

    StarDate tells listeners what to look for in the night sky, and explains the science, history, and skylore behind these objects. It...

  • StoryCorps recorded interviews in Bismarck from June 28-July 27, 2018, as part of its cross-country MobileBooth tour. Having collected more than 65,000 interviews from Americans in all 50 states, StoryCorps...

  • There are tens of thousands of podcasts out there. So how do you know what to listen to? On The Big Listen — THE broadcast about podcasts from WAMU and NPR — host Lauren Ober introduces you to podcasts you might not have ever heard of,...

  • The Loh Down on Science is the fun way to get your daily dose of science in less than two minutes. The program explains the world of science with a dash of humor. Hosted by writer/performer and Caltech alumna Sandra...

  • The New Yorker Radio Hour is a weekly mix of in-depth interviews, profiles, and short bursts of humor presented by the magazine’s editor, David Remnick. Produced by The New Yorker and WNYC Studios. 

  • Go on a sonic adventure into unexpected corners of the health and science world each week with host Maiken Scott.

  • The Takeaway is a daily national news program focused on you. What you know and what you share helps to shape our daily discussion. 

    The Takeaway is driven by America's national conversation — if a conversation connects or you have a...

  • While you were out over the weekend, the All Things Considered team was putting together “must hear” Saturday and Sunday shows.

  • Weekends are made for Weekend Edition. The Saturday program wraps up the week's news and offers a mix of analysis and features on a wide range of topics, including arts, sports, entertainment, and human interest stories. The two-hour...