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Stories made in Granite Falls

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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Walter "Super" LaBatte

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


Talon Wilson

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


Fern Cloud

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

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Meander 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


Creative Crosswalks

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


The best kept secret at Yellow Medicine East: the greenhouse

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


Granite Falls winter solstice

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


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

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


Joe Hauger

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


Postcards: Nicole Zempel, Mushroom Foraging

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

Prairie Sportsman

Woodland Bounty

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


The View From Here: Ashley Hanson | Artistic Infusion

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

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Creative 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.


Fagen Fighters & History Preservation

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


PlaceBase Productions

PlaceBase Productions is featured.


Volstead Fever: Prohibition in Minnesota

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


Bluenose Gopher House

Bluenose Gopher Public House inspires the community in Granite Falls.


Moving Lives Minnesota | Dear Minnesota | Les Bergquist

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


Granite Falls Popcorn Stand

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


Tamara Isfeld

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


A personal final farewell from a sheriff's deputy

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


This dough is so fresh, it's Doughp Creations

Michele Huggins' doughp bread making process and philosophy.

On Stage

Jerry Ostensoe

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

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Manhood in Rural America: Unmanliness

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

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The historic Roebling Footbridge lighting

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

Prairie Sportsman

Curt Soine

In Curt Soine's studio in Granite Falls.

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Ginger's Conservation Legacy

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

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Nick 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!