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From nationally broadcast series like Painting With Paulson to regional documentaries such as I Am A Person, the slate of award-winning original programs created by Prairie Public’s acclaimed production team reflect the life, culture, and interests of people in the prairie region.

Check here for more about Prairie Public productions currently in our roster of broadcast programs. You can also visit Prairie Public On Demand to see a list of the many local productions available to view online.

Prairie Public Originals Coming Up

  • Prairie Mosaic


    Kicking off an all-new season of Prairie Mosaic on November 20 at 9 pm CT … Vietnam veteran Darrell Frykman, artist Karmen Rheault, guitar craftsman Kevin Muiderman, musician David Stoddard, and traditional German Russian recipes.

  • Wet vs. Dry


    Premiering Monday, October 23, 2017, at 9:30 pm CT From the days of early settlement in the late 1800s, the struggle between the “Drys” — those who sought to ban alcohol — and the “Wets” — those who were in favor — shaped the relationship between the Red River border communities of Fargo and Moorhead. The […]

  • The Opioid Epidemic: Seeking Solutions in North Dakota


    Premiering Friday, October 20, 2017, at 8 pm CT Prairie Public, partnering with Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota Caring Foundation, will premiere The Opioid Epidemic: Seeking Solutions in North Dakota toy take a look at the ongoing opioid crisis and how it’s impacting North Dakota’s residents, doctors, counselors, and law enforcement. Among interesting topics […]

  • Prairie Memories The Vietnam War Years


    The Vietnam War defined a generation. It changed the lives of people who fought in it and who fought against it, leaving an indelible mark on millions of people. How has the Vietnam War made an impact on your life? Share Your Story To document how this turbulent time shaped life in the prairie region, […]

  • Gutes Essen: Good Eating in German-Russian Country


    Premiering Thursday, September 7, at 7 pm CT Gutes Essen: Good Eating in German-Russian Country is Prairie Public’s newest documentary that celebrates the food culture of the Germans from Russia who emigrated to south central North Dakota beginning in the 1880s. Visit the kitchens of ten local North Dakota cooks who make strudels, sauerkraut, kartoffel-kurbis strumbas, […]

  • Built To Last: The Legacy of the CCC in Minnesota


    Monday September 4 at 9:30 pm CDT At the height of the great depression, a program took shape to provide work for unemployed young men that would teach them job skills, restore logged over forest, and take the concept of public parks from paper to reality. Although it lasted only 10 years, the boys of […]

  • Prairie Mosaic

    Categories: History and Heritage, Arts

    A patchwork of stories about the people and places that contribute to the arts, culture, and history of our region. Monday, April 24 at 9:00 pm ALL NEW A Warroad, MN family business that builds and sells tobbogans, a German-Russian poem written and read by Deb Marquardt, Lake Country Mountaineers Black Powder Gun Club of Perham, MN […]

  • Prairie Pulse

    Categories: Public Affairs

    Tune in: Fridays at 7:30 pm Encore:  Sundays at 12:30 pm Prairie Pulse is back with a new season featuring host John Harris and the newsmakers of our region. Coming Up June 30:  Author Cliff Naylor, whose book “Dakota Day Trips’ is now being re-printedtalks about his book which chronicles trips to fun locations in […]

  • Painting with Paulson

    Categories: Arts, Home and How To

    Saturdays at 3:30 pm Artist Buck Paulson is back with a new series of public television shows that will help you to paint like a pro! Taped in the Prairie Public studio, the 13-part Painting With Paulson features Buck demonstrating his techniques. Join renowned artist and teacher Buck Paulson as he shares painting techniques that will […]

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