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About A Prairie Home Companion

The only live music and variety show aired nationwide today, A Prairie Home Companion is now in its 34th season of production.

Garrison KeillorLive every Saturday night, A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches, music, and host Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, The News from Lake Wobegon.

WUNCA Prairie Home Companion is produced and distributed by American Public Media.

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Coffee Shop

To the host: I need to name the new coffeeshop at the Lutheran School of Theology (without getting fired). Help? Ben... more


Dear Mr. Keillor: Merriam-Webster's 2014 Collegiate Dictionary will include the word "Yooper" for the first... more


Great show on March 29! You sang a song called "Argonne" and I wonder if you wrote it? Nancy G. Ashland, OR... more

The Empire Builder

Dear Mr. Keillor, I very much enjoyed your "There's No Place Like Home" essay in the February issue of the... more

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Memories of the early years of Prairie Home include "coming to you live from the World Theater in downtown St.... more

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Apr 12, 2014 - "It's been a beautiful week, the sun was shining and on Wednesday it got up to 70. There was a couple down by the lake, they were making out as if nobody could see them." A bear wakes from hibernation and wanders into town, the Swansons return for a visit after 30 years away, and Pastor Liz announces that she is leaving to become the pastor at a Lutheran Church in Rome.
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Apr 05, 2014 - "The fourth Sunday of Lent was last week and Easter is a couple of weeks away so that snow, that big snow that they got on Thursday was really tough on people." The town deals with an early spring snowstorm and Mr. Berge finds himself in a tricky situation out on the rapidly thawing lake.
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Mar 29, 2014 - "It's been beautiful this last week. The sun was shining. It's been a gorgeous, gorgeous winter. We got a little snow on Monday, Thursday, just a decorator snow." Mr. Berge tells a few jokes to ducks out on the lake, the Men's Prayer Group gathers at Bunsen Motors, and the Lutheran Church holds its Lenten soup suppers.
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Mar 22, 2014 - "Spring: spring came in on Thursday. We got little snow on Tuesday. No problem, no problem. Just a little decorative, designer snow on Tuesday." Thoughts on the sin of sloth and the 1965 World Series, Carl Krebsbach considers robbing a bank and receives a mysterious phone call, and Darlene worries that her cat may have rabies.
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Mar 15, 2014 - "It's been warm. It's in the 40s. The snow has been melting and the sidewalks are clear, and people are out walking around town after all these months of imprisonment." Clint Bunsen continues his fight to prevent Millet from becoming the county seat, the Lake Wobegon Whippets acquire a new center fielder, and Pastor Liz goes sledding after an energetic sermon.
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Mar 08, 2014 - "It's been a cold winter but now it's warmer, it's up in the 30s. So it's not all that bad as long as it's moving in the right direction." Mr. Magendantz tries a dangerous new method of snow removal, Father Wilmer catches Darlene napping at the Chatterbox Cafe, and Clint Bunsen tries to prevent Millet from replacing Lake Wobegon as the county seat.
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