In the featured story for the episode, Compass producer Laura Kay Prosser travels with Alan Setrum from the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDOT) to learn about recent improvements to Highway 23 near Clara City. Pioneer’s General Manager, Les Heen, hosts an in-studio discussion with Ottertail County Engineer for the Highway Department Administration, Rick West and District 4 MNDOT District Engineer, Jody Martinson.
For the featured regional author spotlight, Prosser interviews Joan Jarvis Ellison of Pelican Rapids about her children’s book “How to Paint a Sheep” and her farm mystery book “Tangled Web.”
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Joan Jarvis Ellison’s web site.
Compass is recorded, produced and edited by Laura Kay Prosser, Pioneer’s public affairs journalist. Corporate support for the program is provided by contributions from the Leo P. Flynn Estate and the Southwest Minnesota Private Industry Council. Viewers with story ideas and issues they would like to see discussed on Compass are encouraged to contact Pioneer Public Television via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the station at 1-800-726-3178.
Previous Compass programs about Distracted Driving and other regional issues are all available for online viewing at www.pioneer.org/compass.
About Pioneer Public Television
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