Garrison Keillor

Andra Suchy

Andra Suchy
Andra Suchy spent her childhood on a farm near Mandan, North Dakota, the daughter of two talented singers. By the time she was in grade school, sh...

Motherhood: A Radio Collection

Motherhood: A Radio Collection
From Garrison Keillor: “She brought you forth out of the cloud of genetics and fed and clothed you and taught you to wipe yourself and say Please...

Prairie Home: The True Story

Prairie Home: The True Story
Chris Monroe is an author, illustrator, and cartoonist. She is the creator of the long-running weekly comic strip "Violet Days," which can be see...

Jokes, Jokes, Jokes and more Jokes

Jokes, Jokes, Jokes and more Jokes
A few weeks back, we featured the A Prairie Home Companion Joke Show. . . it is a 2 hour laugh fest featuring jokes that were submitted by fans on ...

Dakota Dave Hull

Dakota Dave Hull
Fargo native Dakota Dave Hull strummed his first guitar chord when he was about 10. He's still at it. After moving to the Twin Cities in the late '...

We Are Still Married by Garrison Keillor

We Are Still Married by Garrison Keillor
EXCERPT:  How To Write a Letter  from Garrison Keillor's book 'We Are Still Married'  We shy persons need to write a letter now and then, or else ...

Joe Newberry

Joe Newberry
  Missouri native and North Carolina transplant Joe Newberry has made music most of his life. He grew up in a family full of singers and dancers, ...

An interview with Suzy Bogguss

An interview with Suzy Bogguss
Interview by David Edin for APHC From her earliest years growing up in Aledo, Illinois, Suzy Bogguss loved music. She joined the church choir at ...

Kate Mackenzie: Bluegrass Royalty

Kate Mackenzie: Bluegrass Royalty
Kate MacKenzie has been a favorite guest of A Prairie Home Companion since 1981. For many years, she was lead singer of Stoney Lonesome, with wh...

Dan Newton - Accordian Player

Dan Newton - Accordian Player
After winning the Nebraska State Accordion Contest at the Czech Festival in Wilber in 1987, Dan "Daddy Squeeze" Newton moved to Minnesota and has ...

From the Archives: Garrison Keillor's The News from Lake Wobegon - 1980

From the Archives: Garrison Keillor's The News from Lake Wobegon - 1980
From the Archives: Garrison Keillor's News from Lake Wobegon - 1980 When A Prairie Home Companion went national in 1980, Garrison Keillor started ...

Seriously Silly with Sue Scott

Seriously Silly with Sue Scott
Sue Scott: Amazing Vocal Talent A Prairie Home Companion cast member Sue Scott's connection with Minnesota Public Radio started in late 1988 when ...