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Sue Scott and Tim Russell perform a skit on stage for A Prairie Home Companion. They will be performing APHC with Garrison Keillor when it broadcasts live Feb. 12 from the John Glas Fieldhouse in Bemidji. Submitted Photo

A Prairie Home Companion: Actors describe experiences with famous show


It's 5 p.m. on a Saturday night, and if you're like about four million other people, you're tuned in to A Prairie Home Companion.

Since Garrison Keillor began national broadcast of the show Feb. 17, 1979, fans from around the country and the world have listened to the Powdermilk Biscuits and Bertha's Kitty Boutique advertisements, and a variety of music, skits and News From Lake Wobegone.

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