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Pioneer Public TV schedule published Jan. 26, 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 .

Your Legislators: broadcast live at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27; 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 program. This week’s guests are Senator Melisa Lopez-Franzen (DFL), District 49, Edina; House Deputy Majority Leader Liz Olson (DFL) District 7B, Duluth; and Assistant Minority Leader Lisa Demuth (R), District 13A, Cold Spring.

Postcards: 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, and repeats at 7 p.m. Sunday and 1:30 p.m. Monday; featuring Fern Cloud, who teaches the history of buffalo hide painting; Kyle Vos, who started a family museum in his own backyard; and Joe Hauger, who has turned his passion for wood carving into a side business.

Prairie Yard and Garden: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, and repeats 4 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Monday on Pioneer PBS; host Mary visits with Holm Frank Forcella of Morris about why it is important to identify grassy and broadleaf weeds and gives tips to control them.

Prairie Sportsman: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30, and repeats at 12:30 p.m. Monday and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; join host Bret Amundson for “In Service and Healing.” Ian Ives, an army sergeant who lost an arm in Afghanistan, is presented with a custom-made rod and reel and, at The Raptor Center, an eagle is examined after being hit by a car.

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Postcards: 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, and repeats at 7 p.m. Sunday and 1:30 p.m. Monday; featuring Kirk Williams who shares his different art forms in Fergus Falls, and Jay McDougall takes a unique approach to woodworking.

Prairie Yard and Garden: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, and repeats 4 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Monday on Pioneer PBS; host Mary Holm will visit with Tim and Linda Johnson of Coon Rapids and enjoy a picturesque setting where 13 fountains, statues and 200 hostas.

Prairie Sportsman 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6, and repeats at 12:30 p.m. Monday and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; join host Bret Amundson for “Rick-aShay, Regals and Goats.” The Rick-a-Shay Riders drill team performs, regal fritillary butterflies are introduced in a metro park and goats clear buckthorn from bluff prairies.

Postcards: 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, and repeats at 7 p.m. Sunday and 1:30 p.m. Monday; featuring Pieper Bloomquist, who has mastered the art of Swedish dalmaling, and organic farmer Carmen Fernholz, who has been directing small-town theater for more than 30 years.

Prairie Yard and Garden: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, and repeats 4 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Monday on Pioneer PBS; host Mary Holm visits with Andy Carlson and Roger Boleman about landscape design. Roger Boleman added a new deck at his home in Taylors Falls; he called designer Carlson to help with the landscaping.

Compass: 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10; features current topics relevant to communities in Pioneer PBS's viewing area. Stories are digital-first, meaning they're available on Pioneer social media pages and website before being compiled into monthly broadcasts, which air the second Thursday of the month.

Prairie Sportsman: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13, and repeats at 12:30 p.m. Monday and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; join host Bret Amundson for “Lake of the Woods Remembrances” as he joins veterans who memorialize a friend at Lake of the Woods and celebrates his family’s LOW traditions.

Donna Middleton 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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