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KSRQ is Pioneer 90.1, a college-owned, community-focused broadcaster serving Northwest Minnesota and the greater Grand Forks, ND region. Pioneer 90.1 originates from the Center for New Media at Northland Community & Technical College in Thief River Falls. The station features a blend of Americana music, locally-produced specialty programs (The Saturday Morning Barndance, The Root Cellar, Basement Rock), and programming from the Association of Minnesota Public and Educational Radio Stations (AMPERS). 


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73 Pieces

Highlights the arts and cultural events of Northwest Minnesota.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: Oct 03, 2012
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Polka and old-time entertainer Cathy Erickson of Middle River, MN, plays your requests for polka, old-time, gospel, Scandinavian, and local music.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: Jun 06, 2012
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6 Pieces

On June 20, 2013, Pioneer 90.1 personality and local musician Cathy Erickson hosted a five-hour Accordion Festival broadcast from the Eagles Club in Thief River Falls, Minnesota. This series will feature performances from the many talented accordion players from Northwest Minnesota that appeared at this very special Accordion Festival event.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: Jan 15, 2014
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168 Pieces

Interviews with northwest Minnesota non-profits and artists, highlighting the work they do in our communities.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: Jul 27, 2017
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Interviews with visual artists about their work.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: Oct 24, 2012
Caption: MN Wrestler Verne Gagne
9 Pieces

A look at the birth and growth of professional wrestling in Minnesota.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: Jun 29, 2011
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7 Pieces

A series of outdoor concerts recorded at Hartz Park, Thief River Falls, MN. "Live From RiverFest" features top performers from Northwest Minnesota playing the Pioneer 90.1 RiverFest Stage. Supported by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: Jun 10, 2011
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337 Pieces

Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings!

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: Apr 17, 2014
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Join hosts Carl Unbehaun and Glen Braget as they present the many musical nuggets and treasures from the great state of Minnesota and Upper Midwest that were recorded in the 1950's, 60's, 70's. and even the 80's from time to time.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: Feb 09, 2015
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This series reflects the history, traditions, impact and people of professional and amateur sports in Minnesota.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: Apr 03, 2012

Latest Pieces

Caption: Minneapolis singer "Dessa"
Best known as a member of the indie hip hop collective Doomtree, Dessa is also a spoken word artist. She graduated from Southwest High School and ...

  • Added: Jun 19, 2012
  • Length: 08:30
Caption: Minneapolis singer Dessa
Nationally recognized singer "Dessa" will be performing at the regional arts museum and the Director of the Rural Arts Initiative for the museum, M...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2012
  • Length: 09:25
Caption: Author - Mary Gust of East Grand Forks, Minnesota
Mary Gust grew up in a family of 11 children. She has had a passion for reading and writing since her days of early childhood. She hasn't taken a...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2012
  • Length: 12:42
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In this edition of "Write On," a conversation with St. Paul mystery author William Kent Krueger, recorded at the Thief River Falls Public Library.

  • Added: Jun 14, 2012
  • Length: 55:07
Caption: Young Performing Artists of Northwest Minnesota
SPA is hot! SPA is the Summer Performing Arts group of performing children and high school students - serving Northwest Minnesota. Will Beaton and...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2012
  • Length: 09:13
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Stewart Nelson of Thief River Falls, Minnesota has had a life-long passion for trains and railroading. His four decades-plus of work on the Soo Li...

Bought by KZYX and KVSC

  • Added: Jun 12, 2012
  • Length: 15:22
  • Purchases: 2
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The Arnstein Killingberg Orchestra plays at Northland Community and Technical College - Thief River Falls in this live Cathy Erickson Variety Show.

  • Added: Jun 06, 2012
  • Length: 02:17:59
Caption: Blitzen Trapper
Nationally-known "Blitzen Trapper" will be one of many live, performing musicians this summer, as part of the Summer Concert Series at the regional...

  • Added: May 17, 2012
  • Length: 06:41
Caption: NWMAC Director Mara Wittman
Mara Wittman, Executive Director of the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMA), discusses an upcoming Summer, Autumn and early Winter tour of art ...

  • Added: May 15, 2012
  • Length: 07:48
Caption: Twin Cities musicians - The Pines
Matt Wallace, Director of the Rural Arts Initiative for the regional arts museum talks about art on the road and a summer series of music and food,...

  • Added: May 10, 2012
  • Length: 09:22