Pioneer PBS is an award-winning, viewer-supported public television station dedicated to sharing local stories of the region with the world.
Pioneer PBS is a Non-Profit 501(c)(3) regional public television network in Minnesota, primarily serving the southwest and west-central portions of the state Minnesota, northwestern Iowa, eastern South Dakota, southwestern North Dakota and beyond. For more than 52 years, Pioneer PBS has served its rural audience through a mix of local and national programs rich in cultural heritage, diversity and educational opportunities. Pioneer PBS is currently based in Granite Falls, Minnesota. It's original operations, based in Western Minnesota: KWCM-Appleton, Minnesota, began in February of 1966, doing business as West Central Minnesota Educational Television Company. Now, operations also run in KSMN-Worthington and K08QE-D Fergus Falls together with Appleton and Granite Falls.