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Encyclopedia > North Dakota Public Radio

North Dakota Public Radio is a service of Prairie Public Broadcasting in association with North Dakota State University in Fargo, North Dakota and the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, North Dakota. It was launched on 1 February 1999 by bringing the radio stations of NDSU and UND under the same banner as NDPR's predecessor, Prairie Public Radio, which served the western portion of the state. Prairie Public Broadcasting operates public television and public radio networks in the U.S. state of North Dakota, also reaching neigboring states and Canadian provinces. ... North Dakota State University (NDSU) is an American state-supported university and the second largest school in the 11 campus North Dakota University System. ... Motto: Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded 1871 Incorporated Cass County Mayor Bruce Furness Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 98. ... The University of North Dakota (UND) is a comprehensive institution of higher learning in Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA. Founded in 1883, it is the largest and oldest such institution in the state of North Dakota. ... Motto: A Place of Excellence Nickname: The Sunflake City Map Political Statistics Founded 15 June 1870 Incorporated February 22, 1881 Grand Forks County Mayor Michael Brown Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 49. ... February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...


NDPR is a member of National Public Radio, airing programs such as All Things Considered, and it also runs Public Radio International programs including Marketplace. NDPR also runs programming from Minnesota Public Radio's American Public Media, including A Prairie Home Companion. NDPR also has a locally produced call-in show, Hear it Now, hosted by Merrill Piepkorn. Most of the music played on NDPR is either classical or jazz. NPR logo NPR redirects here. ... All Things Considered, sometimes abbreviated ATC, is a news radio program in the United States, broadcast on the National Public Radio network. ... PRI logo Public Radio International, or PRI, is a not-for-profit corporation based in the United States founded in 1983 to develop non-commercial audio programming for public radio and other audio venues. ... Marketplace is a radio program that focuses on business, the economy, and events that influence them. ... Minnesota Public Radio logo Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) is a regional public radio network based in the U.S. state of Minnesota that has been broadcasting since 1967. ... American Public Media logo American Public Media is the brand under which Minnesota Public Radio distributes public radio programming outside of the state of Minnesota. ... Prudence Johnson and Garrison Keillor live on-stage at Shelburne, Vermont as part of the 2005 Rhubarb tour A Prairie Home Companion is a live radio variety show created and hosted by Garrison Keillor. ... Classical music in its widest sense is held to refer to music deriving from learned traditions, taught through institutions either specifically devoted to music (e. ... Jazz is an original American musical art form originating around the early 1920s in New Orleans, rooted in Western music technique and theory, and is marked by the profound cultural contributions of African Americans. ...


KFJM in Grand Forks is a part of the NDPR network and carries most of NDPR's programming, but originates some of its own programming as well. KDSU of Fargo rebroadcasts KFJM during the midday and overnights on weekdays outside of NPR and NDPR programming. KFJM and KDSU primarily airs alternative/indie music along with blues, folk, and jazz. KFJM is the second radio station in North Dakota after WDAY-AM, and one of the first college radio stations in the United States, operated by the University of North Dakota. ... The term alternative rock or alternative music1 was coined in the early 1980s to describe bands which didnt fit into the mainstream genres of the time. ... Indie rock is a subgenre of rock music often used to refer to bands that are on small independent record labels or that arent on labels at all. ... The blues is a vocal and instrumental form of music based on a pentatonic scale and a characteristic twelve-bar chord progression. ... Folk music, in the original sense of the term, is music by and of the common people. ... Jazz is an original American musical art form originating around the early 1920s in New Orleans, rooted in Western music technique and theory, and is marked by the profound cultural contributions of African Americans. ...


Coverage

NDPR has 8 full power stations and 11 low-power translators broadcasting across North Dakota, northwest Minnesota, and eastern Montana. In broadcasting, a translator is an FM radio station or a TV station which acts as a full-duplex repeater. ... Official language(s) English Capital Bismarck Largest city Fargo Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 19th 183 272 km² 340 km 545 km 2. ... Official language(s) None Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 12th 225,365 km² 400 km 645 km 8. ... Official language(s) English Capital Helena Largest city Billings Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 4th 381,156 km² 410 km 1,015 km 1 44°26 N to 49° N 104°2 W to 116°2 W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 44th 1,087,340 2. ...

Location Frequency Call sign
Bismarck-Mandan 90.5 KCND
Dickinson 89.9 KDPR
Fargo-Moorhead, MN 91.9 KDSU
Grand Forks-
East Grand Forks, MN
89.3
90.7
KUND
KFJM
Jamestown 91.5 KPRJ
Minot 88.9 KMPR
Williston 89.5 KPPR
Crosby 91.9 K220FF (KPPR)
Tioga 91.9 K220FH (KMPR)
Beach 91.9 K220FI (KDPR)
Bowman 91.9 K220FJ (KDPR)
Hettinger 91.9 K220FG (KDPR)
Harvey 91.9 K220FD (KMPR)
Devils Lake 91.5 K218AV (KUND)
Crary 89.5 K208BF (KUND)
Lakota 91.7 K219AX (KUND)
Thief River Falls, MN 88.3 K202BK (KUND)
Plentywood, MT 91.9 K220FE (KPPR)

Call sign can refer to different types of call signs: Airline call sign Aviator call sign Cosmonaut call sign Radio and television call signs Tactical call sign, also known as a tactical designator See also: International Callsign Allocations, Maritime Mobile Service Identity This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid... Motto: Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded Incorporated Burleigh County Mayor John Warford Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 71. ... Mandan is a city located in Morton County, North Dakota. ... KCND was the name of a television station in Pembina, North Dakota, which first signed on in 1959. ... Dickinson is a city located in Stark County, North Dakota. ... Motto: Nickname: Map Political Statistics Founded 1871 Incorporated Cass County Mayor Bruce Furness Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 98. ... Moorhead is a city located in Clay County, Minnesota. ... Motto: A Place of Excellence Nickname: The Sunflake City Map Political Statistics Founded 15 June 1870 Incorporated February 22, 1881 Grand Forks County Mayor Michael Brown Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 49. ... East Grand Forks City Hall East Grand Forks is a city located in Polk County, Minnesota. ... KFJM is the second radio station in North Dakota after WDAY-AM, and one of the first college radio stations in the United States, operated by the University of North Dakota. ... Jamestown is a city located in Stutsman County, North Dakota. ... Nickname: Magic City Map Location in Ward County, North Dakota Political Statistics Founded 1886 Incorporated June 28, 1887 County Ward County Mayor Curt Zimbelman Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 37. ... Williston is a city in Williams County, North Dakota. ... Crosby is a city located in Divide County, North Dakota, United States. ... Tioga is a city located in Williams County, North Dakota. ... Beach is a city located in Golden Valley County, North Dakota. ... Bowman is a city located in Bowman County, North Dakota. ... Hettinger is a city located in Adams County, North Dakota. ... Harvey is a city located in Wells County, North Dakota. ... Devils Lake is a city located in Ramsey County, North Dakota. ... Crary is a city located in Ramsey County, North Dakota. ... Lakota is a city located in Nelson County, North Dakota. ... Thief River Falls is a city located in Pennington County, Minnesota, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 8,410. ... Plentywood is a city located in Sheridan County, Montana. ...

External links

  • North Dakota Public Radio (NDPR) website
  • KFJM website
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for KCND
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for KDPR
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for KMPR
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for KPPR
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for KPRJ
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for KDSU
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for KUND
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for KFJM
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for K220FF
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for K220FH
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for K220FI
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for K220FJ
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for K220FG
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for K220FD
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for K218AV
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for K208BF
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for K219AX
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for K202BK
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for K220FE

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North Dakota Public Radio is a service of Prairie Public Broadcasting in partnership with North Dakota State University and the University of North Dakota.
NDPR provides North Dakota, western Minnesota and parts of Montana and South Dakota with a public radio service that educates, entertains, informs and enlightens.
North Dakota Public Radio can be heard on 90.5 fm Bismarck, 89.9 fm Dickinson, 91.9 fm Fargo, 89.3 fm Grand Forks, 91.5 fm Jamestown, 88.9 fm Minot, and 89.5 fm Williston.
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