KRPR

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Classic Rock Without The Talk.

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37 Pieces

a series of short, fun and engaging stories exploring the history of Rochester and the surrounding area.

  • From: KRPR
  • Updated: Feb 10, 2020
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37 Pieces

Rochester Music History in 90 Seconds

  • From: KRPR
  • Updated: Jun 09, 2021
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48 Pieces

Weekly series from KRPR radio, about the people and happenings around town in Rochester, MN and surrounding areas.

  • From: KRPR
  • Updated: Jun 24, 2019
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15 Pieces

Veterans' Voices is a radio series exploring the knowledge, experience and leadership of Rochester service members.

  • From: KRPR
  • Updated: May 10, 2022

Latest Pieces

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2009: Navy vet Al Procopio knew his cancer was caused by exposure to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War. Only it would take him 20 years and a leg...

  • Added: May 10, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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August 6, 1945: Where was Sergeant Norman Corson? He couldn’t tell you. Top secret. But the girl he was spending time with was named Enola Gay. Her...

  • Added: May 10, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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March 25, 1969: David Allan Weber would rather be back in Rochester, casting a line into a good fishing hole. But he was in Vietnam, jumping out of...

  • Added: May 10, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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June 18, 1968: Army sergeant Robert Lee Graham was a short timer. In one month he’d be rotating home. But in Vietnam, a lot could happen between no...

  • Added: May 10, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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February 19, 1969: Army captain Edwin Ackerman had the experience of two tours in Vietnam. But this was a night patrol and the Viet Cong were waiti...

  • Added: May 10, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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March 23, 1962: Major General Joseph Preston didn’t normally take a back seat to anyone at Vandenberg Air Force Base. He commanded the base, after ...

  • Added: May 10, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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1960: It had been 16 years since WWII pilot Fred Hargesheimer had to jump from his plane into the jungles of New Britain, Papua New Guinea. But now...

  • Added: May 10, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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April 25, 1945: Pilot Joyce Noel Johnson’s mission was to bomb a munitions plant in Czechoslovakia. Not to take it away from the Nazis but to keep ...

  • Added: May 10, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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March 5, 1945: Corporal Newman Tuttle was chewing the fat with reporters in Salt Lake City. Rather than gearing up to storm Germany with his unit t...

  • Added: May 10, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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Late fall 1943: The Army didn’t send Lt Gerald Heaney and the 2nd Ranger Battalion to train in the British resort town Bude for its cobblestone str...

  • Added: May 10, 2022
  • Length: 01:30