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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

Remembering Photographer Dick Bancroft

  For fifty years Dick Bancroft took photographs of the activities of the American Indian Movement. He was there in the early 1970s as the...

Demolition & Development Plans at Fergus Falls State Hospital

Photographer: Scott Trotman & Video Editor: Jerry Lakso We take you inside buildings that could soon disappear. Demolition is already underway at the abandoned former...

How Well Do You Know the Other Party?

  According to new research by Douglas J. Ahler and Gaurav Sood at Florida State University, Americans show significant bias in how they perceive political...

Top Five Bell Museum Exhibits

  The Bell Museum is back and it's better than ever.  Holly Menninger stopped by to share her "Top Five" must-see exhibits at their new...

Inside Historic Huge Fergus Falls State Hospital

Imposing. Important. Complex. The former state hospital in Fergus Falls is enormous. It is 700,000 square feet. It runs one-third of a mile long....

Mom and Pop Resorts in Minnesota are Disappearing

  Minnesota’s lakes have been a summer destination since the age of the steamboat. The earliest known vacation visitors came upriver in the 1830s from...

Caving in Minnesota. It’s a thing!

Minnesota may be known for its lakes, but for geologist and author Greg Brick, the real action is taking place underground.  Greg has spent...

Capitol Preservation Continues: New Art Committee Created

After an extensive $300 million restoration, the Minnesota State Capitol will continue to be preserved and maintained thanks to lawmakers and the administration inserting...

Why Does MnDOT Close Some Roads Completely?

  MnDOT Commissioner Charlie Zelle explains why the Minnesota Department of Transportation sometimes reduces lanes during constructions projects, and sometimes closes the highway completely.

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  Will Steger recently completed a 70-day, solo expedition across Canada's Barren Lands. Upon his return, he joined David Gillette on "The Wrap" and shared...