Compass is a weekly discussion of public policy and important issues facing local communities in Pioneer PBS' viewing area. Compass covers issues facing our religious and faith communities, local road transportation needs, changing times in city and county government and how Minnesota’s court system addresses rural needs to provide equal justice in our diverse state. If you have an idea about a topic or issue that you would like to see discussed on Compass, click here to contact us.
Covering Coronavirus: May 28, 2020
Organizations helping to rural farmers and families experiencing crises & trauma.
Resources from Recent Coronavirus Specials
Covering Coronavirus: May 21, 2020
COVID-19's impact on historical societies & how to document this historic time.
Covering Coronavirus: May 7, 2020
Pandemic impacts on Goodwill-Easter Seals MN, retirement planning, the JBS plant & TVFH.
Covering Coronavirus: April 30, 2020
Educational service cooperative & students on distance learning & an anniversary parade.
Covering Coronavirus: April 23, 2020
School workers, superintendents and an ag econ professor on how COVID-19 impacts.
Covering Coronavirus: Wellbeing
Wellness practitioners and cultural support as the novel coronavirus spreads.
Covering Coronavirus: Farming and Ag
How coronavirus and how the pandemic is impacting the farming and agriculture sector.
COMPASS AT FARMFEST
Compass at Farmfest: Lynn Ketelsen
Lynn Ketelsen from Linder Farm Network talks future farming challenges and exciting trends
Compass at Farmfest: Sen. Gary Dahms
Sen. Gary Dahms provided a legislative perspective to ag issues including mental health.
Compass at Farmfest: Whitney Place
Whitney Place, from the MN Department of Ag, on the diversification and future of farming.