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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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120 Pieces

Interviews with artists from northwest Minnesota.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: Jun 16, 2021
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93 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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226 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
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Residents of northwest Minnesota communities share nostalgic stories related to the culture and history of their hometowns. Segments feature content from county history museums along with the personal recollections of local people. Recent immigrants' stories will be featured, along with remembrances of traditional northwest Minnesota activities like farming, hunting, fishing, hockey, and snowmobiling.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: May 17, 2022
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9 Pieces

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

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

Vintage audio recordings by northwest Minnesota musical acts are featured in a 55-minute weekly broadcast hosted by Thief River Falls music store owner Joe Kezar. A majority of these recordings, dating as far back as the 1960s, were made locally and have never been heard publicly. Some episodes feature interviews with local musicians.

  • From: KSRQ
  • Updated: Apr 19, 2022
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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

Latest Pieces

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It's our monthly VARIETY SHOW, featurning Turn Turn Turn, Bad Bad Hats, Dave Sandersfeld, Debbie Anthony and more. Plus we report on last week's ...

  • Added: Mar 17, 2023
  • Length: 55:29
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The 1972 snowmobile action movie "It Ain't Easy" is making a "second" enhanced premier on Saturday, March 18th in the same theater as the original ...

  • Added: Mar 14, 2023
  • Length: 11:20
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Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! Your host joined the Minnesota Associa...

  • Added: Mar 03, 2023
  • Length: 01:00:01
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Campbell Library Director Charlotte Helgeson shares a big basket full of news and upcoming activities from the East Grand Forks, MN library!

  • Added: Mar 01, 2023
  • Length: 09:50
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Eric Mueller is the “McKnight Fellowships in Media Arts Administrator” at FilmNorth in St. Paul. He discusses what FilmNorth is, and how they prov...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2023
  • Length: 08:28
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Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! It's our monthly NEW ARTISTS' show, fe...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2023
  • Length: 53:12
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Charlotte Helgeson, Director of the Campbell Public Library of East Grand Forks, MN answers that question and many more on the latest edition of Ca...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2023
  • Length: 20:35
Caption: Sarah Fossen
Sarah Fossen is the Executive Director of Minnesota Citizens for the Arts (MCA), based in the Twin Cities. She discusses funding from the legislat...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2023
  • Length: 08:30
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Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! We blew by Valentine's Day but thought...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2023
  • Length: 56:44
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Mitchel Johnson of Roseau, MN is the President of the "Northern Lights Concert Association" and he shares details on how his regional group brings ...

  • Added: Feb 14, 2023
  • Length: 08:33