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Best Prairie Public podcasts we could find (updated April 2020)
Best Prairie Public podcasts we could find
Updated April 2020
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Interviews with innovators of the American West. Guests include writers, ranchers, athletes, artists, adventurers, conservationists, entrepreneurs—anyone who’s doing inspired work that contributes to the region’s evolving and complex cultural fabric. Through informal yet substantive conversations, conservationist Ed Roberson introduces you to these fascinating characters, giving you a better understanding of their careers, influences, and outlooks, as well as a deeper appreciation for life i ...
 
Plains Folk is a commentary devoted to life on the great plains of North Dakota. Written by Tom Isern of West Fargo, North Dakota, and read in newspapers across the region for years, Plains Folk venerates fall suppers and barn dances and reminds us that "more important to our thoughts than lines on a map are the essential characteristics of the region — the things that tell what the plains are, not just where they are."
 
Texas is a big state with a growing, diverse population and as the population grows, the issues and challenges facing its residents multiply. Texas Matters is a statewide news program that spends half an hour each week looking at the issues and culture of Texas.
 
Stories of things that happened in North Dakota and vicinity. Sitting Bull to Phil Jackson, cattle to prairie dogs, knoefla to lefse. In partnership with the Historical Society of North Dakota, and funded by the North Dakota Humanities Council, a nonprofit, independent state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the program do not necessarily reflect those of the North Dakota Humanities Council or the National ...
 
Rank and File Radio - Prairie Edition is a spoken word show exploring the labour movement on the prairies, providing news, interviews and political analysis from Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta. It airs Sundays from 4 - 4:30 PM on CKUW 95.9 FM and is hosted and produced by Emily Leedham. This show is produced on Treaty 1 territory, original lands of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and the homeland of the Métis Nation. Rank and File Radio’s mandate is to: ● provide ...
 
Nature Notes explores the natural world of the Llano Estacado and the Chihuahuan Desert. We look at the plants, animals, and ecology of this unique region, as well as places to experience it and people working to conserve it. This free 4 1/2-minute weekly environmental feature is produced by Marfa Public Radio in Marfa, Texas, in conjunction with the Sibley Nature Center in Midland, Texas. Through interviews with scientists and field recordings, Nature Notes reveals the secrets of desert lif ...
 
Taking Care of Business provides unique and intimate behind the scenes access to news makers, artists, and innovators. The show focuses on great human interest stories that will fascinate you, entertain you, and provide great insight on the mechanics of business, health, science, the environment, music, and more. We travel the world - from US military aircraft carriers to the NASA exhibit about Mars. Each week is a new adventure. Topics range from the most serious and cutting edge, to the mo ...
 
More than just a place to keep books, libraries are places that change lives by offering access to information, technology, community spaces, and real live people to help you navigate. We talk to the people who use libraries, work in libraries, and know stuff about libraries. We look at trends and history and the good things that libraries do to make their communities better.
 
Every 2 nd and 4th Tuesday evening at 6:00PM, WCBU airs Outside the Horseshoe prior to the live broadcast of Peoria City Council meeting. Each program features Peoria Public Radio News Director Tanya Koonce as she previews some of the top issues on the council agenda, or delves into an important topic in city politics and government. Tune in to WCBU before each Peoria City Council meeting for this program, or catch the podcast of each episode.
 
In 1982, Toby Evans, The host of Dead, But Not Gone, began to dialogue with the unseen realms when the voice of her Higher Self broke through the sound barrier of her ordinary reality. Life as she knew it, began to change. She transitioned from a public school Art teacher to a modern day, shamanic, Earth Steward creating one of the largest seven-circuit labyrinths in the United States. As “Keeper” of The Prairie Labyrinth, www.prairielabyrinth.com she transformed a five-acre field of native ...
 
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Friday, April 3, 2020 - In a podcast provided from the Jamestown Regional Medical Center, emergency medicine doctor Steve Inglish comments on the preparations to receive COVID-19 patients.~~~ Tom Isern shares a Plains Folk essay, “pioneers of the Box Social. ~~~ In another episode of Poetry from Studio 47, Patrick Hicks profiles Eleanor Wilner, and…
 
Alberta was already coping with job losses and falling oil prices when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. A CBC News poll was in the field during turbulent times in the province - the Teck Frontier decision, an austerity budget, a stock market crash and the early shock of COVID-19. Kathleen Petty takes the pulse of Alberta at a critical moment with lead po…
 
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - The North Dakota Department of Commerce wants to better understand how the Coronavirus pandemic is impacting businesses. Here to explain the purpose of the survey, invite businesses to participate, and discuss the support available is Shawn Kessel, deputy commerce commissioner. You can take the survey here . ~~~ Wendy Ross…
 
What do you wear in terms of protective equipment when you venture outside to go shopping? What surfaces can expose us to the virus through "cross-contamination?" What is an N95 mask? All these questions will be addressed and so much more. You will learn that the safer social distance is ten feet (not six). You will also learn that floors carry loa…
 
photograph courtesy Sean Graham. Harmless to humans, the Trans-Pecos black-hooded snake has a venom that's effective on its favored prey: centipedes. The snake was only known from a few West Texas counties, until Graham's team made the first record in Mexico.The Chihuahuan Desert is the largest desert in North America, and, in terms of the richness…
 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - Anton Treuer has authored “The Language Warrior’s Manifesto, How to Keep Our Languages Alive No Matter the Odds.” Treuer is professor of Ojibwe at Bemidji State University, and he joins us to discuss the importance of revitalizing indigenous languages and cultures. ~~~ The most recent stimulus package passed by Congress i…
 
Ben Bird was a true cowboy in North Dakota history. He knew how to herd cattle and how to rope and ride. Born in Texas in 1864, Benton “Ben” Bird came to Dakota Territory in 1886, when he worked for the OX (OH-EX) outfit. He was a cowboy in the great cattle drives, guiding thousands of longhorns to the Little Missouri River country. He rode north w…
 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - Professor David Flynn chairs the Department of Economics and Finance at UND. He joins us to discuss the double-whammy North Dakota faces from low oil prices and the pandemic. The state will be facing a sharp decline in revenue, and likely higher expenses. ~~~ New York is the epicenter of COVID-19 in the US. Former MSUM pro…
 
On this date in 1931, twenty-three year old Gordon Bjornson pleaded guilty to kidnapping and extorting O.A. Leach. On May 20, 1930, Bjornson approached Leach and his wife at their house with a gun. Leach was the manager of Citizens National Bank in Wahpeton. Bjornson made Leach and his wife get into their car and drive outside of town. Bjornson dem…
 
Compassion: A Global History of Social Policy by Alvin Finkelhttps://www.macmillanihe.com/page/detail/compassion-alvin-finkel/?sf1=barcode&st1=9781352003093Tenants Rights Provincial Factsheets*please note these may not be updated with gov't responses to COVID-19 but can develop a baseline knowledge for how the system functions*http://tenantrights.c…
 
Friday, March 27 - We suspend our usual Friday movie review to have a more comprehensive conversation with reviewer Matt Olien about the impact the pandemic is having on the release of films and the film industry in general.~~~ Dave Thompson is here for our weekly conversation about the latest news. ~~~ Governor Walz of Minnesota has issued a Stay …
 
Thursday, March 26, 2020 – Amid COVID-19, many people are finding themselves working or learning from home. For some, the transition is pretty easy, but that can depend on what you know about your digital options. It’s called digital literacy and today we learn about Microsoft TechSpark. This effort to boost digital literacy pairs tech professional…
 
Kyle Richardson is a Colorado-based professional runner and mountain athlete who is best known for his high-stakes, high-speed endurance feats in the Rocky Mountains. Over the past two years, Kyle has set several Fastest Known Time (“FKT”) records in the Colorado mountains—most notably on Boulder’s First and Third Flatirons, as well as the renowned…
 
In December 2019, a Chihuahuan Desert place became the country's newest national park, White Sands, in New Mexico, preserves a vast, shining dunefield. But like every national park, its wonders are manifold.In recent years, researchers here have found thousands of fossilized Ice Age footprints – of vanished animals, and of humans. It's an unparalle…
 
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 – The Great Plains Food Bank is one of the many organizations facing uncharted territory as they cope with the consequences of the corona virus. Here to discuss how the crisis has affected demand, supply, and internal operations is Melissa Sobolik, food bank president. ~~~ 100 years ago was the great March blizzard of 1920…
 
This show is a joint effort of Richard Solomon, Esq., WCWP 88.1FM, the Nassau County Bar Association and the North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center to help all of us who are currently "sheltering in place" and social distancing during this difficult time. (The CLE course code appears both in the audio for those seeking credit). Our expert is LC…
 
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 – “Theodore Roosevelt, Naturalist in the Arena” is a new book inspired by a symposium of the same name that was held in Dickinson in 2017. Joining us to discuss the book is Clay Jenkinson, one of the editors. He’ll also tell us about a new film about Roosevelt and popular culture. ~~~ The Conversations on Healthcare podcast …
 
Monday, March 23, 2020 – Well, the UND Writers' Conference got cancelled, but today we share a portion of the scheduled events as we visit with two featured guests, both of whom served as Marines in the Middle East . Miles Lagoze was a Combat Camera operator in Afghanistan . After his service, he produced the film Combat Obscura. Matt Young served …
 
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