Season 3

    Pioneer Public Television's public affairs program. This season, Compass turns to issues facing our religious and faith communities, local road transportation needs, changing times in city and county government and how Minnesota’s court system addresses rural needs to provide equal justice in our diverse state.

    Video thumbnail: Compass The Voice of Pioneer — Don Egert

    Compass

    The Voice of Pioneer — Don Egert

    A touching story about the man known as “the voice of Pioneer,” Don Egert.

    The Voice of Pioneer — Don Egert

    Video thumbnail: Compass Faith Communities

    Compass

    Faith Communities

    Examine the status and challenges of our various faith communities.

    Faith Communities

    Video thumbnail: Compass Rural and Urban Economic Development

    Compass

    Rural and Urban Economic Development

    Jane Leonard and Brett Buckner talk about the economic developmental needs in MN.

    Rural and Urban Economic Development

    Video thumbnail: Compass Green Environment Initiatives

    Compass

    Green Environment Initiatives

    Learn about two organizations to help green up Minnesota.

    Green Environment Initiatives

    Video thumbnail: Compass Robotics Competition

    Compass

    Robotics Competition

    Examine the fast-growing high school competitive learning experience of robotics.

    Robotics Competition

    Video thumbnail: Compass Recycling on the Farm

    Compass

    Recycling on the Farm

    Ways that agriculture is changing, including the increased practice of recycling.

    Recycling on the Farm

    Video thumbnail: Compass Banned Books

    Compass

    Banned Books

    The history of banned books and how to teach literature to students.

    Banned Books

    Video thumbnail: Compass Anthony Neil Smith and Little Library

    Compass

    Anthony Neil Smith and Little Library

    Marshall author Anthony Neil Smith and the story of a little library in Milroy.

    Anthony Neil Smith and Little Library

    Video thumbnail: Compass Local Authors, Part 3

    Compass

    Local Authors, Part 3

    Interviews with authors Patsy Shannon and Christopher Schmitz.

    Local Authors, Part 3

    Video thumbnail: Compass Local Authors, Part 2

    Compass

    Local Authors, Part 2

    Local authors Royal Hettling and Dean Urdahl talk about their most recent books.

    Local Authors, Part 2

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    Compass

    Local Authors

    Celebrating reading with local authors and residents' favorite books.

    Local Authors

    Video thumbnail: Compass Farming Innovation and Economy

    Compass

    Farming Innovation and Economy

    Learn about farming entrepreneurial innovation and current farm economy.

    Farming Innovation and Economy

    Video thumbnail: Compass Willmar Lakes Area Vision 2040

    Compass

    Willmar Lakes Area Vision 2040

    Progress-to-date and the future of the project Willmar Lakes Area Vision 2040.

    Willmar Lakes Area Vision 2040

    Video thumbnail: Compass Minnesota's Court System

    Compass

    Minnesota's Court System

    Learn about the functionality of and the challenges facing Minnesota's court system.

    Minnesota's Court System

    Video thumbnail: Compass Rural Dentistry

    Compass

    Rural Dentistry

    The future of rural dentistry accessibility on Compass from Pioneer Public TV.

    Rural Dentistry

    Video thumbnail: Compass Rural Road Improvements

    Compass

    Rural Road Improvements

    The complicated system which funds streets, highways and bridges rural Minnesota.

    Rural Road Improvements

    Video thumbnail: Compass Local Government

    Compass

    Local Government

    Examining the functionality of local government.

    Local Government

    Video thumbnail: Compass Steve Hunegs

    Compass

    Steve Hunegs

    Steve Hunegs speaks to why the area has seen a rise in anti-Semitic acts.

    Steve Hunegs

    Video thumbnail: Compass Rural Media Today: Challenges and Opportunities

    Compass

    Rural Media Today: Challenges and Opportunities

    How do our communities effectively communicate during a time when the press is under fire?

    Rural Media Today: Challenges and Opportunities