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Rush Limbaugh, conservative talk radio pioneer, dead at 70

(Fox News)(FOX NEWS) – Rush Limbaugh, the monumentally influential media icon who transformed talk radio and politics in his decades behind the microphone, helping shape the modern-day Republican Party, died Wednesday at the age of 70 after a battle with lung cancer, his family announced. Limbaugh’s wife, Kathryn, made the announcement on his radio show. The radio icon learned he…

Media legend Larry King has died

LOS ANGELES – Larry King, the legendary American talk-show host, has died. He was 87. Ora Media, the company King cofounded, announced King’s passing Saturday morning with a statement on his Twitter account. “With profound sadness, Ora Media announces the death of our co-founder, host, and friend Larry King, who passed away this morning at age 87 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in…

Local Radio Host Shares Her Story With “Silent Disease”

Endometriosis impacts one in 10 women, but it's rarely talked about

SABIN, Minn. — She’s the familiar voice on WAVE 104.1, but there’s something about Natalie Burbeck that many listeners can’t hear. Burbeck knew from a young age her body was experiencing something different from other girls. “I mean, you would talk with girlfriends about things and you find out, okay, they have these symptoms and you feel like yours are…

Music Legend Voices Commercial In Support Of Legalizing Marijuana In North Dakota

David Crosby was a founding member of "Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young" and "The Byrds"

A music legend is the new voice of the campaign to pass Measure 3, the legalization of marijuana in North Dakota. David Crosby was a founding member of “Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young” and “The Byrds”. He also serves on the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws’ Advisory Board. He encourages voters to pass Measure 3 to ”…

Deal Is Reached To Keep Prairie Public Broadcasting From Downtown Fargo

Developers of Block 9 have agreed to help pay to get Prairie Public's radio and television signals around the building

FARGO, N.D. — A deal has been reached to help Prairie Public continue to broadcast from its downtown Fargo location after an 18-story building goes up. Developers of Block 9 have agreed to help pay to get Prairie Public’s radio and television signals around the building. A large crowd of Prairie Public supporters turned out for a public meeting last…

Remembering Ed Schultz: Local Broadcast Legend Who Made it National

From local play–by–play and sports shows to national politics, commentary and his very own prime time show

FARGO, N.D. – After passing away at the age of 64, people are remembering local broadcast legend, Ed Schultz for his unique personality and success. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen joins us live to tell us about his journey from co–workers and people from the community. This radio building off of 25th street in Fargo is where Ed Schultz’s once small broadcast…

“Tour De Craft” Lets People Explore Local Breweries

Organizers say the goal is to let people explore the rapidly growing craft beer scene

FARGO, N.D. — Midwest Radio of Fargo–Moorhead put on a craft beer tour so people could explore local breweries. Over 50 people were at the sold–out event, and a bus took tourists to four different local hot spots. They stopped at Kilstone, Flatland, Prairie Brothers, and Rustica. Organizers say the goal of the event was to get people to explore the…

Minnesota Public Radio Celebrates its 50th Anniversary at Rourke Art Museum

All three services broadcast live from the Rourke Art Museum in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota Public Radio made a stop at Rourke Art Museum in Moorhead as it continues to celebrate 50 years of broadcasting. This was the final MPR Day stop in the year–long, state–wide tour. The day includes live broadcasts on all three MPR regional services: MPR News, Classical MPR and The Current, as well as live concerts. MPR…

Minnesota Public Radio to Broadcast Live from Moorhead

Programming includes The Current, MPR News and Classical MPR

MOORHEAD, Minn — Minnesota Public Radio hits the road and heads to Moorhead for its final “MPR Day” of 2017. The stop on Thursday September 28 is in celebration of MPR’s 50th anniversary. The daylong event at The Rourke Art Museum will feature live broadcasts of all three MPR regional services: MPR News, Classical MPR and The Current. Kerri Miller…