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View this collection of stories that were filmed throughout Granite Falls, Minnesota. Each individual story is worth a watch. If you know a good local Granite Falls story, please let us know


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Stories made in Granite Falls

Pioneer SpecialsLuck & Love: A Rodeo Story

Pro rodeo athlete, Tanner Aus balances his grueling schedule on the road with family life.

PostcardsWestern Fest Stampede Rodeo

Western Fest PRCA Stampede Rodeo is a world-class rodeo in the community of Granite Falls.

PostcardsGranite Falls Popcorn Stand

Les Berquist talks about the historic popcorn stand in Granite Falls, MN.

PostcardsCarl's Bakery

Traditions baked to perfection in Granite Falls, MN.

CompassPezihutazizi Oyate land return meeting

Public comment on a bill to return Upper Sioux homeland to the Pezihutazizi Oyate.

CompassDry (and wet) January drink recommendations

Bluenose Gopher on-tap drink recommendations for dry (and wet) January.

Prairie SportsmanA Hunt for Heroes

Join veterans on an annual pheasant hunt near Granite Falls.

CompassBuilding Bridges Memory Choir

Meet the choir in Granite Falls for people living with dementia and their care partners.

PostcardsRay Fagen Memorial Airshow

Ray Fagen Airshow in Granite Falls, MN is a biyearly event held at Fagen Fighters Museum.

PostcardsPaul Fynboh, WWII Oral History

Paul Fynboh is a US Navy veteran who served as Electrician and loader in WWII.

PostcardsFern Cloud

Fern Cloud is a Native American designer and Dakota hide painter.

PostcardsPostcards: Nicole Zempel, Mushroom Foraging

Nicole Zempel searches western Minnesota's prairies for fungi. Learn about spore print art

PostcardsWalter "Super" LaBatte

Artist Walter ”Super” Labatte Jr. of the Pejuhutazizi Kapi.

PostcardsTalon Wilson

Talon Wilson shares the story of how he has ended up learning folk arts in Sweden.

PostcardsDon McPherson

WWII Navy Ace Don McPherson shares his story.

Pioneer PBSMeander Opening Night Bridge Dance!

Check out this Meander Opening Night Bridge Lighting video by our own Dylan Curfman of Pioneer PBS featuring the Historic Roebling Footbridge!

with Department of Public Transformation, Fall in Love with Granite Falls, Granite Falls Economic Development Authority, The YES House, Meander: Upper Minnesota River Art Crawl

CompassCreative Crosswalks

Granite Falls' creative crosswalks are providing a little color to pedestrian safety.

CompassThe best kept secret at Yellow Medicine East: the greenhouse

From aloe to tomatoes to jalapeños — students grow plants that they can eat and use.

CompassGranite Falls winter solstice

It may be cold and dark, but Granite Falls still gets outside for the winter solstice!

CompassThe Great Evil: Christianity, the Bible & the Native America

The Great Evil: Christianity, the Bible, and the Native American Genocide

PostcardsJoe Hauger

Joe Hauger of Granite Falls crafted his own business out of his passion for woodworking.

CompassLiving at Home Block Nurse Program Evidence Based Class

Granite Falls' Living at Home Block Nurse Program introduces evidence based classes.

Prairie SportsmanWoodland Bounty

Foraging for wild plants and mushrooms in the Minnesota River Valley.

CompassThe View From Here: Ashley Hanson | Artistic Infusion

The View From Here: Ashley Hanson and small town artistic infusion.

Pioneer PBSCreative Community Design Build SWMHP

Learn about the creative community design build process that the Yes! House and the Polo's Building both utilize to make change happen.

PostcardsFagen Fighters & History Preservation

Learn more about Fagen Fighters WWII Museum in Granite Falls, Minnesota.

PostcardsPlaceBase Productions

PlaceBase Productions is featured.

PostcardsVolstead Fever: Prohibition in Minnesota

The home of Andrew Volstead, secrets about Bootleggers and local brewers.

PostcardsBluenose Gopher House

Bluenose Gopher Public House inspires the community in Granite Falls.

CompassMoving Lives Minnesota | Dear Minnesota | Les Bergquist

Les Bergquist shares his family history for the Moving Lives Minnesota project.

PostcardsGranite Falls Popcorn Stand

Les Berquist talks about the historic popcorn stand in Granite Falls, MN.

PostcardsTamara Isfeld

Tamara Isfeld believes in getting art out of the classroom and into the community.

CompassA personal final farewell from a sheriff's deputy

Tim Yerigan wrote his own obituary, or final goodbye letter, to his family and community.

CompassThis dough is so fresh, it's Doughp Creations

Michele Huggins' doughp bread making process and philosophy.

On StageJerry Ostensoe

Jerry Ostensoe performs at the Historic Opera Hall in Appleton, Minnesota.

Pioneer Digital StudiosManhood in Rural America: Unmanliness

Is there anything about yourself that some people might consider "unmanly"?

Pioneer PBSThe historic Roebling Footbridge lighting

The historic Roebling Footbridge in Granite Falls was adorned with lights and had its inaugural illumination on Dec. 6.

Prairie SportsmanCurt Soine

In Curt Soine's studio in Granite Falls.

Prairie SportsmanGinger's Conservation Legacy

Ginger Homme’s soil, water quality and energy conservation practices.

Pioneer PBSNick Molle Kayaking Adventure

Nick Molle Productions / Rocky Mountain Channel filmmaker Nick Molle got a taste of the Minnesota River from downtown Granite Falls to Kinney's landing!

CompassThis dough is so fresh, it's Doughp Creations

Michele Huggins' doughp bread making process and philosophy.

CompassCare for Caregivers event

Pioneer PBS recently hosted an event to provide resources for rural caregivers.

Prairie Yard & GardenS31 Ep5: Pioneer Public Television’s New Studio Landscaping

Learn about the landscape project at Pioneer Public TV's new studio in Granite Falls.

Pioneer SpecialsVeterans Day 2017

Special Veterans Day program recorded at the Fagan Fighters WWII Museum in Granite Falls.

Prairie SportsmanCurt Soine

In Curt Soine's studio in Granite Falls.

PostcardsEarl Orr

Memories from US Navy veteran, Earl W. Orr.

PostcardsWorld War II Veteran

Hear a story from a World War II vet told at the Fagen Fighters Museum in Granite Falls.

PostcardsNative American Art & Culture

Expressing culture through art: Native American dance and crafts.

PostcardsMinnesota Cactus & Potholes

LQP State Park Manager Terri Dinesen talks about MN native Cactus, and ancient glaciers.

PostcardsPostcards: Artist Ty Kotlowski

The abstract artwork Ty Kotlowski creates is based on his current “emotional vibe."

PostcardsJess Gorman

Artist, photographer, grant writer and reporter Jess Gorman.