Season 4

    Compass is a weekly discussion of public policy and important issues facing local communities in Pioneer's viewing area. Compass covers 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.

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    Ag Issues

    Learn what's ahead for farmers as they deal with bad weather, low prices and trade dispute

    Ag Issues

    Video thumbnail: Compass Opioids in Minnesota

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    Opioids in Minnesota

    Learn about the problem of opioid abuse.

    Opioids in Minnesota

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    Transportation

    Learn what's ahead for road construction in western Minnesota and eastern South Dakota.

    Transportation

    Video thumbnail: Compass Technical Education for K12

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    Technical Education for K12

    Learn about two innovative approaches for inspiring high school-aged students.

    Technical Education for K12

    Video thumbnail: Compass Rural Minnesota Workforce and Business Strategies

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    Rural Minnesota Workforce and Business Strategies

    Learn about the changing landscape of rural Minnesota's workforce.

    Rural Minnesota Workforce and Business Strategies

    Video thumbnail: Compass Southwest Minnesota Energy Producers: Wind, Solar

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    Southwest Minnesota Energy Producers: Wind, Solar

    Learn about the impact of renewable energy.

    Southwest Minnesota Energy Producers: Wind, Solar

    Video thumbnail: Compass State Archaeologist

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    State Archaeologist

    What does the state archaeologist do? Learn about archaeology in Minnesota.

    State Archaeologist

    Video thumbnail: Compass How Minnesota Politics Have Changed

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    How Minnesota Politics Have Changed

    A discussion about the book, "When Republicans Were Progressive."

    How Minnesota Politics Have Changed

    Video thumbnail: Compass Small Business Assistance

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    Small Business Assistance

    Compass looks at what it takes to start a small business with local experts.

    Small Business Assistance

    Video thumbnail: Compass 2020 Census

    Compass

    2020 Census

    How important is the 2020 census to rural communities?

    2020 Census

    Video thumbnail: Compass Rural Retail

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    Rural Retail

    Learn about the challenges and opportunities facing small town retailers.

    Rural Retail

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    Housing

    Learn about the Minnesota Housing Partnership's new State of the States Housing report.

    Housing

    Video thumbnail: Compass State of Our Kids: Grow Our Own

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    State of Our Kids: Grow Our Own

    Learn about programs to help southwestern Minnesota children out of poverty.

    State of Our Kids: Grow Our Own

    Video thumbnail: Compass Prison and Reentering Society

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    Prison and Reentering Society

    A discussion about the work to help people make a successful transition out of prison.

    Prison and Reentering Society

    Video thumbnail: Compass Recruiting for Rural Communities

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    Recruiting for Rural Communities

    Discussing innovative efforts to recruit individuals and families to rural communities.

    Recruiting for Rural Communities

    Video thumbnail: Compass Small Town Media

    Compass

    Small Town Media

    How small town media is changing, and what it means for rural communities.

    Small Town Media

    Video thumbnail: Compass Minnesota State Colleges

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    Minnesota State Colleges

    Public policy and important issues facing local communities in Pioneer's viewing area.

    Minnesota State Colleges

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