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Watch the WHEELS Special! Out Now! 

This new show explores the interesting connection that people have with wheels by featuring interviews with enthusiasts from Ortonville, Tracy, Buffalo, Morris, Montevideo, Pennock, Madison and Watson. The stories are available for online viewing on our stations video portal website and YouTube Channel

Since the creation of the wheel around 3500 B.C., there have been steady improvements and uses for the wheel. Today, wheels are used in cars, trucks, airplanes, bicycles, trains, toys and many more devices.

Pioneer PBS Executive Producer Timothy Hale Bakken traveled to regional car shows, threshing bees, farm shows, museums and specialty shops in search of the stories featured in this new program. Interviewees featured in WHEELS include Dan Dripps of Morris, Ed Lipinski of Watson, Marcy Schramm of Tracy, Vaughn Veit of Buffalo, Kevin Backstrand of Ortonville, Virgil Fults of Morris, Lyle Hoidal of Montevideo, Doug Schriener of Pennock, Lorwin Zahrbock of Madison and Wally Kill of Morris.


WHEELS: Classics & Collections

Explore the interesting connection that people have with wheels.


Funding for WHEELS is provided by

The program is made possible by contributions from the voters of Minnesota through a legislative appropriation from the

Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.