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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

Winona Housing Assessment

Housing Crunch in Greater Minnesota

Kaomi Goetz went to Winona to learn about how housing is tight everywhere in our state. This story was published May 11, 2018.
Elder Abuse

Capitol Push to Stop Elder Abuse

A profile of the many groups & forces working on legislation to stop elder abuse in MN.  
Gunflint Trail Fire by Chief Dan Baumann

Gunflint Burning

Author Cary J. Griffith has a new book about the devastating Ham Lake Fire of 2007.
Minnesota's Experimental City

Minnesota’s Experimental City

Minnesota’s Experimental City was born out of an idea in the late 1960s that one could solve all the problems of 20th century...
Luke Price Gun Safety

School Safety 20 Years Ago and Today

What has changed since the Columbine school shooting 20 years ago?  
Photo in vault at Merchants National Bank

Tour the Majestic Winona National Bank

  Kaomi Goetz toured a Prairie School gem of a bank building in downtown Winona. This story was published April 13, 2018.
Photo of green card asking about racism

Racial Reconciliation Efforts in Bemidji

Kaomi Goetz learned about work in Bemidji on addressing the racial divide in the community which has long experienced vast differences between Native American...

Minnesota Gears Up For the 2020 Census

  Kaomi Goetz talked with state demographer Susan Brower about shifting state population.  This story was published March 30, 2018.
Two workers break open bricks to retrieve time capsule

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.  This story was published March 16, 2018.