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3 & 7pm weekdays CT

Interview program of the Prairie Public radio network, the NPR affiliate serving North Dakota and bordering areas.

Tuesday, September 12 – Fall is upon us. Here for all your late-season gardening questions is horticulturist Ron Smith.  

The first couple weeks of school, kids might be easing back into their studies. But, there’s no denying it now. After Labor Day, school is fully back in session. Main Street’s Ashley Thornberg found a group of eager learners who didn’t wait for school to start. They were anxious to try out advanced math with Dr. Erin Nyren from Discovery Express, an after-school and summer program aimed at making science and math fun. 

The North Dakota Native American Hall of Honor inducted six new honorees last Thursday. Each is featured in a video prepared by Makoche studios in Bismarck. We’ll be sharing excerpts, and today we hear about rodeo champ Pete Fredericks, Mandan/Hidatsa/Arikara Nation, who was inducted in the category of Sports and Athletics.

Monday, September 11 – Tim Schorn is the Director of International Studies and professor of political science at the University of South Dakota. He discusses Afghanistan, ISIS and North Korea with Chris Laughery of South Dakota Public Broadcasting's "In The Moment." ~~~ The North Dakota Native American Hall of Honor inducted six new honorees last Thursday. Each is featured in a video prepared by Makoche studios in Bismarck.

Friday, September 8 – Jack Russell Weinstein joins us with a preview of this month’s episode of Why: Philosophical Discussions about Everyday Life when visits with Rutger Bregman, author of Utopia for Realists, in which he makes the case for a universal basic income. ~~~ News director Dave Thompson is here with this week’s discussion of the headlines. ~~~ And we’re off to the movies with Matt Olien. He reviews "The Big Sick."

Matt Olien Review The Big Sick

Sep 8, 2017

Chickens

Sep 7, 2017

Gutes Essen: Good Eating in German-Russian Country.

Sep 7, 2017

Thursday, September 7 – The annual Theodore Roosevelt Symposium (Sept. 14-15) never fails to attract interesting speakers, and this year the lineup will include Char Miller, the W. M. Keck Professor of Environmental Analysis at Pomona College in Claremont, California. His topic is “Kindred Spirits: The Remarkable Partnership of Theodore Roosevelt and Gifford Pinchot."  Also joining us is symposium moderator Clay Jenkinson.

Paula Stuart-Warren is a certified genealogist, and she loves to get others excited about discovering family history. She’ll be a featured presenter at the 42nd Family History Workshop in Moorhead on September 23rd. Joining the conversation with additional conference information is Les Bakke, a member of the Heritage Education Commission, which is sponsoring the event.

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