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Minnesota music legend Peter Ostroushko dies at 67


Celebrated fiddler, mandolinist and Minnesota music legend Peter Ostroushko has died. He was 67. Ostroushko's career and range was widespread and eclectic -- he appeared on Bob Dylan's legendary 'Blood on the Tracks' album, played with the Minnesota Orchestra and was a regular on A Prairie Home Companion for 40 years.

Black History Month on Radio Heartland


Observe Black History Month with Radio Heartland. Each weekday in the 9 a.m. (Central) hour, host Mike Pengra will highlight a musical icon who helped shape the sound of American music.

Radio Heartland's Winter Solstice special


Mike Pengra hosts a musical celebration of the Winter Solstice, featuring Mandolin Orange, Rodney Crowell, The Beatles, Bill Withers, Peter Mayer and more.

Listen to Tre Burt's powerful song, 'Under The Devil's Knee'


Tre Burt's anthem about Black lives continues the tradition of outspoken political folk songwriters by telling the stories of George Floyd, Eric Garner, and Breonna Taylor. 'I wanted to immortalize their dignity,' Burt says.