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This Week on KMOS-TV 6.1
NEW to KMOS-TV!
Market to Market
Sundays at 6 p.m., beginning August 31
This weekly series covers the 100 plus billion dollar business of food, and those issues affecting the 56 million citizens of rural America. Each week the program examines the trends that confront main street, from the growth of rural outlet malls, to community-based economic development efforts, the dispersion of health care, and the growing demands of environmental regulation. Market to Market continues to provide expert analysis of major commodity markets, and its experienced analysts provide thoughtful insight to price trends, and strategies to help producers and processors cope with changing times. A production of Iowa Public Television, Market to Market receives production funding from Pioneer Hi-bred International and public television stations nationwide.
Earthflight: A Nature Special Presentation
August 27 at 7 p.m.
Snow geese, pelicans, and bald eagles fly over the Great Plains, the Grand Canyon, Alaska and the Golden Gate Bridge as they encounter and engage with bears, dolphins, bison, and spawning fish.
August 28 at 7 p.m.
This documentary follows Jerry Dunbar's natural beekeeping practices and showing the life cycle of a healthy colony of bees. Natural Beekeeping fascinates people of all kinds and will broaden the horizons of anyone interested in ecological, health, and nutritional matters.
Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning
August 30 at 8 p.m.
American Masters explores, through Lange's granddaughter's eyes, the life story of the influential "Migrant Mother" photographer. Never-before-seen photos and film footage, family memories and new interviews reveal the artist who challenged America to know itself.
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
September 14-20 on KMOS-TV
The lives of the three great Roosevelts - Teddy, Franklin and Eleanor - are captured in this series. Ken Burns and producer, Paul Barnes describe the lives and times of these three American icons who influenced 20th century American history more than perhaps any other family. Through wars, revolutions, depressions, movements, the three led the country through what was called America's century. At times they had little in common but for one thing they always had in common . . . their ability, desire and conviction to lead.
Bill's Hat is Very Stuck is a National Winner!
This story, written by KMOS Kid Karsten Eckhoff of Stover, Missouri, won 2nd place within his grade in the national PBS Kids Writers Contest with his story about a misplaced cowboy hat! His story was one of the twelve stories selected as winners by an acclaimed panel of judges in the PBS KIDS Writers Contest this year. The winning entries in the Contest were chosen from thousands of submissions from 62 participating PBS stations across the country.
KMOS-TV and other PBS stations throughout the country collaborated with schools, public libraries and other community-based organizations to present the PBS KIDS Writers Contest in local communities. Local winners were entered into the national contest, where a panel of esteemed judges ranked the top 12 entries.
The national winners will receive prizes courtesy of national prizing sponsor, LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. Winners will receive a prize package that will include LeapFrog's award-winning LeapReader Reading and Writing System along with educator-developed LeapReader books, maps and more to help children on every step of their reading and writing journey.
Congratulations to Karsten and all the writers!
Read his story and those of the other national winners.
Read all the winning KMOS Contest entries
KMOS-TV receives first place in Children's Programming at the Missouri Broadcaster's Association
At the ceremony, which took place on June 7 the MBA recognized KMOS-TV for the production of an episode of the KMOS-TV weekly outdoor sports program Season to Season Outdoors, hosted by Tony Edgar. The program, which aired Sept. 13, 2013, featured area youth participating in the annual hunting and fishing clinic. The program was part of the series produced by KMOS-TV in cooperation with Edgar's Outdoor Sports in Versailles, Mo.
KMOS-TV partnered with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Missouri Department of Conservation to have Edgar host the event in Clinton with challenged youth from mid-Missouri. With assistance from the Lakeland High School FFA, conservation agents provided instruction in archery and gun safety using air rifles and conducted a casting contest. The Corps of Engineers water safety program provided instruction on the importance using personal flotation devices, and Edgar and professional crappie fisherman Gregg Pennington provided championship fishing lessons. Prizes were awarded in a variety of categories.
KMOS-TV and its partners were recognized by the Missouri Broadcasters Association with first place in Children's Programming for the September 13, 2013 episode of Season to Season Outdoors. Pictured with the award are, left to right, Koi Henderson, Truman Lake park ranger with the U.S. Corps of Engineers; Tony Edgar, producer and host of Season to Season Outdoors; Roy Millen, videographer; Dorothy McGrath, manager of TV and community programming; and Christy Millen, editor and producer.
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