SUN 3:30PM / potter’s field

Anthropologists study skeletons found under a parking lot.

SUN 8PM / arctic daughter: a lifetime of wilderness

A showcase of Jean Aspen's life in remote Alaska.

SUN 9:30PM / stolen paradise: water & power

Impacts of modernization that have transformed California.

MON 7PM / stickman: the roosevelt wilkerson story

Carving sticks puts a man on a journey toward friendship and transformation.

MON 8PM / nova - the planets: ice worlds

Uranus and Neptune's unexpected rings, supersonic winds and dozens of moons.

WED 8PM / the ito sisters: an american story

Three Japanese-Americans tell how their immigrant parents struggled to make a life in America.

THU 7:30PM / prairie sportsman

Outdoor adventures and ways to protect and restore natural resources.

THU 8PM / inventing america: making a government

The Constitutional Convention of 1787 with host Fred Johnson.

FRI 8PM / r-town

Find out what’s happening in Rochester.




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Wintergreen Natural Foods of Albert Lea offers organic, local, non-GMO and gluten-free food products.  

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