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Pioneer Public TV schedule published March 30, 2022

Original programs scheduled for broadcast on Pioneer Public TV

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Pioneer Public TV broadcasts several original shows. All are available on the website after the original showing. For more information call 1-800-726-3178 or email yourtv@pioneer.org .

Postcards: 7 p.m. Thursday, March 31, and repeats at 7 p.m. Sunday and 1:30 p.m. Monday; featuring the history of Archie Bush; discover fossils at Raptor Ridge Museum in New London; and listen to 3M’s Chief Science Advocate Jayshree Seth share her story.

Prairie Yard and Garden: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 31, and repeats 4 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Monday on Pioneer PBS; host Mary Holm talks with Jane Pederson-Jandl and Emily Ford about the history of Glensheen Mansion and its importance to the history of Duluth, plus the vegetable and flower gardens of Glensheen.

Your Legislators: broadcast live at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 31; Barry Anderson is the host for the 42nd season of the only statewide, live, call-in program where citizens have questions answered directly by their lawmakers. Viewers with questions are encouraged to call 1-800-726-3178, email yourtv@pioneer.org or tweet @YourLegislators during the hour-long weekly program. Confirmed guests are: Senator Gary Dahms (R), District 16, Redwood Falls; Senator Patricia Torres Ray (DFL), District 63, Minneapolis; Representative Carlos Mariani (DFL), District 65B St. Paul; and Representative Tony Jurgens (R), District 54B, Cottage Grove.

Prairie Sportsman: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 3, and repeats at 12:30 p.m. Monday and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; join host Bret Amundson for “Climbing on Ice” as he goes ice climbing in Sandstone’s Robinson Park, and see how preschoolers are learning outdoors year-round.

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Postcards: 7 p.m. Thursday, April 7, and repeats at 7 p.m. Sunday and 1:30 p.m. Monday; featuring Inkpa Mani of Wheaton, who paints and sculpts Native-inspired art; Beautiful Kingdom forms an unlikely union in Luverne; and Patricia Buschette of Renville writes a novel based in rural Minnesota.

Prairie Yard and Garden: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 7, and repeats 4 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Monday on Pioneer PBS; host Mary Holm visits with Rita Kaiser in Herman about her yard that inspires people of all ages who love to drive by or stop in to visit. It is decorated for each season in addition to having beautiful flower beds, pots, hanging baskets and Fairyland for nearly 30 young people and still growing.

Prairie Sportsman: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 10, and repeats at 12:30 p.m. Monday and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; join host Bret Amundson for “Poor Man’s Lobster” as he is angling for burbot or eelpout, a freshwater cod known for its elongated body and lobster-like flavor; and see Ken Schmitz' paintings on old tools and wood.

Donna Middleton started working at the West Central Tribune in 1975 and has been the news assistant since 1992. She compiles the arts, health, farm and community page calendars, as well as rewrites and works on the special sections.
She can be contacted at dmiddleton@wctrib.com or phone 320-214-4341.
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Original programs scheduled for broadcast on Pioneer Public TV
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