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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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70 Pieces

Scrapbook is a collaborative project with northwest Minnesota Historical Societies and historians to share audio histories of their counties and promote awareness of the many wonderful things their area of the state has to offer.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: Mar 27, 2013
Caption: The Fields of Northern Prairie Culture
2 Pieces

This series highlights, examines and features the rich, diverse cultural events and history of Northwest Minnesota.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: Aug 16, 2012
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45 Pieces

The Local Alternative is a weekly showcase of indie, grunge, alternative and metal artists and bands from around Minnesota.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: Nov 06, 2012
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55 Pieces

The Music Room is an interactive project where Pioneer 90.1 works with northwest Minnesota high school and college band, orchestra and choir directors to record and broadcast the various school concerts and events that are presented throughout the school year. These recordings will also be interspersed with interviews with the various music instructors of the area as well some of the standout musicians who are performing.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: Jan 06, 2014
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45 Pieces

Jim and Jan Strandlie explore Minnesota history and northern Minnesota arts, culture, and folklore in this weekly show from KSRQ, Thief River Falls.

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  • Updated: Jun 01, 2011
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3 Pieces

A variety of interviews featuring arts, culture, and history from across Minnesota.

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  • Updated: May 02, 2017
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32 Pieces

Interviews and speakers sharing the history of northwest Minnesota landmarks, personalities, traditions, and organizations.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: Jul 26, 2017
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The “Weekly Arts Calendar” is a weekly listing of events and activities that highlight the arts, music and culture of the region and within Minnesota.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: Nov 19, 2014
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A series of interviews with Minnesota authors, produced by Pioneer 90.1, Thief River Falls, MN. Supported by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: Nov 05, 2012
Caption: Young Performing Artists of Northwest Minnesota
4 Pieces

The series deals with young, up and coming artists in northwest Minnesota.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: Sep 13, 2012

Latest Pieces

Caption: Violinist - Alejandro Drago
The North Dakota Museum of Art, located on the UND campus in Grand Forks, will kick-off their Winter Concert Series this coming Sunday, September 1...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2012
  • Length: 07:33
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Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) Executive Director Mara Wittman brings the latest in events and activities supported by the NWMAC - includ...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2012
  • Length: 07:59
Caption: Borgie's Chip Carved Box
Norwegian born Borgie Bolstad describes his creative chip carving.

  • Added: Sep 09, 2012
  • Length: 15:00
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Mara Wittman, Executive Director of the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC)shares the latest in news and events sponsored and supported by the...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2012
  • Length: 06:53
Caption: Artistic Work of Jessica Pribula
Northwest Minnesota artist Jessica Pribula of East Grand Forks is an artist that is traditional in thought and progressive in her artistic creation...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2012
  • Length: 12:23
Caption: East Grand Forks, MN author Warren Strandell
The Red River of the North Flood of 1997 was the most severe flood of the river since 1826, impacting residents of Minnesota, North Dakota and Mani...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2012
  • Length: 16:37
Caption: Artists on Main Cooperative Art Work
Karen Engevik is a retired school teacher and pottery artists living in the far north of Minnesota, at Roseau. Her story of pottery work and the d...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2012
  • Length: 07:27
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The annual International Woodcarvers will be getting together soon to exhibit, teach and share their craft at Lake Bronson, Minnesota. Mara Wittma...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2012
  • Length: 03:27
Caption: "Polish Day" in Florian, Minnesota
Poland is blessed with a rich folk culture dating back several centuries. Polish customs and traditions that are kept alive through gatherings and ...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2012
  • Length: 13:16
Caption: NWMAC - Arts
Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) Executive Director Mara Wittman discusses the latest news from the NWMAC - including deadlines for grant a...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2012
  • Length: 09:47