Main Street

3 & 7pm CT weekdays
  • Hosted by Doug Hamilton, Ashley Thornberg

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

Chef Rosey: Sardines

Nov 2, 2017

Plains Folk Essay: Painting Zeeland Hall

Nov 2, 2017

Thursday, November 2 – Alicia Underlee Nelson is the author of “North Dakota Beer, A Heady History.”  She visits with Matt Olien in this excerpt of this week’s Prairie Pulse television show. ~~~ Pesticides used on corn and soybeans can harm beneficial insects, especially pollinators like bees. A team of researchers at is looking designing agricultural landscapes with pollinator health in mind. For Harvest Public Media, Ariana Brocious reports.

Wednesday, November 1 – Herman Stern rescued 125 people in Nazi Germany from persecution and possible death.  Video Arts Studios has produced a documentary about Stern’s rescue efforts, and here to tell us more about the project are Art Phillips and Carl Oberholtzer. ~~~ Eggs and milk make regular appearances at breakfast. What about Sinai-sanded eggs, or spiced milk and honey? Kelly Wambach is the chef at the Rex Cafe at Moorhead's Hjemkomst Center, where they recently held a "Foods of the Bible" brunch coinciding with the Saint John’s Bible exhibit.

Our monthly Editors’ Roundtable gives us a chance for a more in-depth discussion of events in the news with a rotation of journalists from around the state. Joining host Doug Hamilton and news director Dave Thompson for this Halloween edition of the roundtable are April Baumgarten, reporter for the Grand Forks Herald; and JR Havens, news director for KFYR-TV in Bismarck.

Monday, October 30 – Bob Dambach, Prairie Public director of television, joins us with an update on “Prairie Memories: The Vietnam War Years.” Another round of events is scheduled in Minot, Bismarck, Fargo and Lisbon, and the broadcast premiere is coming up on November 9th. ~~~ The vast majority of American fire fighters are volunteers. These volunteer crews cover huge sections of the country. But as Frank Morris reports for Harvest Public Media, that system is under stress. ~~~ Dennis Banks, who founded the American Indian Movement, has died.

Prairie Memories: The Vietnam War Years

Oct 30, 2017

Bob Dambach, Prairie Public director of television, shares an update on “Prairie Memories: The Vietnam War Years.” Another round of events is scheduled in Minot, Bismarck, Fargo and Lisbon, and the broadcast premiere is coming up on November 9th.

Singer songwriter and memoirist Elisa Korenne is John Harris’s guest on this week’s Prairie Pulse television show. In this excerpt, she discusses her move from New York City to small town Minnesota, her music, and her book “Hundred Miles to Nowhere, An Unlikely Love Story,” which was a finalist in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards.

Negative Self-Talk with Self-Care Coach Randi Kay

Oct 26, 2017
From Creative Commons

We share a podcast episode from self-care coach Randi Kay on negative self talk. 

The North Dakota Native American Hall of Honor inducted six new honorees last month. Here’s a piece adapted from a Makoche studios video on honoree David Gipp, former president of United Tribes Technical College.

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