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  • Dr. Nancy Hodur is the director of the Center for Social Research at NDSU. She visits with Ashley Thornberg about recent report from North Dakota Compass about the financial burden of housing in North Dakota and how renters and homeowners compare.
  • Rep. Michael Howe (R) is one of the three candidates for Secretary of State. He visits with Main Street's Ashley Thornberg.
  • Wednesday, October 19, 2022 - Our candidate conversations continue, today with independent candidate for Secretary of State, Charles Tuttle. ~~~ “Freeman Vines: Hanging Tree Guitars” is a new exhibit at the North Dakota Museum of Art. It tells a story much deeper than guitars, as we learn from Timothy Duffy, who collaborated with Freeman Vines, artist, a luthier, and a spiritual philosopher, whose life is a witness to the truths and contradictions of the American South. ~~~ A BirdNote feature on the various types of bird calls.
  • Powell visits with Prairie Public producer Matt Olien.
  • An extended conversation of the interview that first aired on Main Street:Being a police officer is a tough job, perhaps tougher than ever. Helping the police manage is Dr. Aaron Suomala Folkerds, an ELCA ordained minister who teaches full time at MSUM in counseling, but also works for the Moorhead Police Department as wellness coordinator, embedded counselor, and chaplain. He joins us to explain this important new type of police work.
  • Rachel Stone, founder of Ps and Qs Etiquette, talks about leadership, how to live a purpose-driven life, and how you don't need to be perfect to be a leader. She's speaking at this year's Faith, Reason, and World Affairs Symposium at Concordia College.
  • Monday, April 26, 2021: UND philosophy professor Jack Weinstein joins us for another episode of “Philosophical Currents,” when we look at current issues…
  • March 29, 2021: Today we begin a new monthly conversation with UND professor Jack Russell Weinstein called “Philosophical Currents.” Once a month Jack will join us for a philosophical discussion about current matters facing society. Our topic for the first episode is the impulse to hate people of another ethnicity.
  • The Great Plains Food Bank is more than doubling the number of Youth Summer Meals locations this year. We visit with the director of the program, Nancy…
  • Kelsey Timmerman's Website.Humanities North Dakota WebsiteListen to this hour long version of the webinar in which Kelsey talks about how his footloose…
  • After taking a year off due to the pandemic, the ND Native American Hall of Honor is once again accepting nominations. Joining us is Scott Davis, outgoing…
  • This play follows the history of the effort to get women the vote in North Dakota, with humor and drama. It was written by Kathleen Coudle-King in…