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Almanac is Minnesota’s longest-running public affairs show. When it debuted in 1984, Almanac upended the traditional public affairs format by combining balanced reporting, thoughtful analysis and a one-of-a-kind mix of Midwest quirkiness. Today, more than thirty years later, Almanac has become one of the most respected television offerings in the region. Look for Almanac every Friday at 7pm on your local PBS station. 

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Almanac is Minnesota’s longest-running public affairs show. When it debuted in 1984, Almanac upended the traditional public affairs format by combining balanced reporting, thoughtful analysis and a one-of-a-kind mix of Midwest quirkiness. Today, more than thirty years later, Almanac has become one of the most respected television offerings in the region. Look for Almanac every Friday at 7pm on your local PBS station. 

Want to watch full episodes of Almanac? WATCH NOW ON TPT.ORG

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Digging up the KTCA Time Capsule

David Gillette had great fun excavating a TPT time capsule from 1960.
Map of Minnesta with proposed Enbridge Line

Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline Controversy

Kaomi Goetz reported on the pros and cons of the proposed new Enbridge Line 3 pipeline.
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Seniors Who Still Love to Lace Up Their Skates

Luke Heikkila found a group of serious senior hockey players in Roseville.
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A Cambodian Temple Among the Cornfields

Less than thirty miles south from St. Paul, Minnesota, rests the nation’s largest Cambodian temple. But if you didn’t know it was there, you...
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DACA in St. James

Profiles of two DACA recipients from SW Minnesota.
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Muslim Doctor Finds Purpose and Pushback in Rural Town

(This story aired previously on Almanac, the Twin Cities PBS public affairs program, and was funded by the Otto Bremer Trust.) Rural America is in...
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Restoring the Historic Stone Homes of St. Paul

Stories of restoration are reviving St. Paul’s historic West 7th neighborhood. Uppertown is one way to describe the old neighborhood, its original limestone homes...
Kevin Kling on the set of Almanac

Kevin Kling | The Vikings’ Epic Loss

Sunday’s stunning defeat made Kevin Kling reach into the past for an explanation.
Drawing by David Gillette of a child next to an army tank

David Gillette Essay | Child Versus Tank

The idea made sense to the seven year old David. Truly, it did.
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Kate DiCamillo Draws!

She's not just an award-winning writer… she can draw cartoons, too!