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THU 7:30PM & SAT 4:30PM / true community:


KSMQ Public Television Groundbreaking Ceremony

SAT 10PM / roy orbison forever

Celebrate the life and career of a five-time Grammy Award-winner.

SUN 5PM & MON 7PM / daniel o’donnell and special guests

The Irish singer performs his best-known songs.

SUN 6:30PM / ken burns: hemingway

The life of the iconic author Ernest Hemingway.

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KSMQ 2021 Legacy Survey

 
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Some of our programs are made possible with the support of the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Funding from the Clean Water, Land, and Legacy Amendment is making it possible for Minnesota public television stations to make an impact. We invite you to take our annual survey which helps to inform future programming at KSMQ.

 
 

2021 Pledge Drive

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Your tax-deductible donation ensures we can continue bringing you quality programs and services that only member-supported public television provides. Donating online is safe, secure and convenient! 

 

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Groundbreaking

 
GROUNDBREAKING FOR NEW KSMQ BROADCAST CENTER
 
KSMQ Public Television began its construction on a new multimedia broadcast facility in downtown Austin by holding a ceremonial groundbreaking event Thurs. Oct 7. In attendance were local and state business and political leaders, the Austin Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, as well as members of the public.
  Speakers included KSMQ CEO Eric Olson; KSMQ Producer Annie Krenik; Elaine Hansen, President of the Austin Area Chamber of Commerce; from the KSMQ Board of Directors, Fred Bogott; from The Hormel Foundation, Chair Jeff Ettinger and Vice Chair Bonnie Rietz; Mayor of Austin, Steve King; Mayor of Rochester, Kim Norton; Senator Dave Senjem; Former Representative Jeanne Poppe; and Former Senator Dan Sparks.
 
 
 
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Care Under Fire

 

Bill Strusinski, longtime friend and champion of Minnesota PBS stations, stopped by the KSMQ studio to talk about his book Care Under Fire which was recently selected as the best work of “Military Nonfiction” by the National Indie Excellence Awards. The book recounts Bill’s experiences as a medic during the Vietnam War.

 
 

KSMQ LOCAL SHOWS

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Channel 15 Dish Network, Direct TV, MetroNet or Antenna.
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