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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

Junior Prom May Be Canceled, But The State 4-H Showcase Goes...

  Story published: September 14, 2020 This year marks the first Minnesota State Fair that Izzy O'Rourke has ever had to miss in her 17 years....

Professional Sports Boycott or Strike?

  Back by popular demand - because our viewers demanded it - Professor Lanier Holt from The Ohio State University, formerly a reporter for the...

Step Inside the Unconventional Democratic National Convention

  The national conventions kicked off with Democrats gathering virtually, while the President came to Minnesota in person, because Minnesota plays an important role in...

Minnesotans Appear In Person at the Republican National Convention

  The Republican National Convention took place partially in person and featured Minnesotans from our battleground state. First up was Mike Lindell, chairman of the state's delegation and a man made famous for...
One Greater Minnesota Reporter Kaomi Geotz speaks with Sara Hayden of Sara's Tipsy Pies about what she's doing instead of the State Fair this August.

State Fair Food Tour, Minus The Fair

  Sara Hayden never intended to open a pie business. But then her mother passed away. "A friend had a bakery," Hayden said, "and my mother...

One of Gov. Walz’s Commissioners Was Fired by the Senate Without...

  Story published: August 17, 2020 When Gov. Tim Walz and his new cabinet members took office in 2018, they were full of optimism. In January...

Culture May Hold the Key to Combatting Native American Homelessness

  Joyce Arndt has lived a hard life. The Minnesota local was placed in foster care as a toddler, and eventually shuffled through more than a...

Is Arbitration A Fair Way To Decide Police Firings?

  Story published: August 10, 2020. In 2017, Duluth Police Officer Adam Huot dragged a Native American man, Brandon Houle - who passively resisted arrest - through a...

What will back-to-school look like in Minnesota?

  Gov. Tim Walz announced a flexible and complicated back-to-school plan that works with school districts despite an unpredictable pandemic. In revealing the plan, the governor pointed out that Minnesota...

‘Med City’ and The Politics Of Mask Mandates

  Story published: July 29, 2020 For weeks, Forager Brewery, a popular business in Rochester, Minn., had been able to beat the odds. Owner Annie Henderson...