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Pledge Week Bonus Results
11:58 am
Thu November 14, 2013

MT Food Bank Network Challenge Results

Susan Israel and Linda Talbott, MTPR fall fundraiser

Here are the final results of the Montana Food Bank Network Challenge. Thanks to the thousands of people who are supporting MTPR!

$195,265 in pledges made or postmarked by November 8th.  

$9,763 is the 5% bonus going to the Montana Food Bank Network.

Thanks to Missoula Federal Credit Union, our co-sponsor of the bonus match.

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Support MTPR
10:14 am
Fri November 8, 2013

Wonderful Tally! $188,462 by 8pm Nov 8.

Smile! Michael Marsolek at the controls during Morning Classics.

Thank you, thank you!!! Our on-air fundraiser ended at 8:00 PM MST with a tally of $188,462 and over 2,450 pledges. If you missed the fall on-air week you can still Pledge now. Next week, we'll get the mail that was postmarked on Nov 8th and add that to our tally to determine the full bonus match for the  Montana Foodbank Network. More details to come Nov 12th or 13th. 

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Member Appreciation Event Cancelled
5:12 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

MTPR Nov 24th Benefit Cancelled - With Regret

Update - November 20, 2013

With regret, MTPR is cancelling the “Evening with Montana Public Radio” event scheduled for this Sunday, November 24th at the Wilma Theater in Missoula.

Our featured headliner, NPR’s Susan Stamberg, is unexpectedly unable to travel to Missoula this weekend.  Ms. Stamberg is very disappointed and has asked that we let all the MTPR listeners know that she really wishes she could be here. She sends her best wishes for the station and all MTPR supporters.

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MTPR Live Re-Creations
8:39 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

"War of the Worlds" Audio

If you missed the live broadcast on October 30th, 2013, there's no cause for alarm; here it is, tentacles, tote bags, and all: Montana Public Radio's 75 anniversary re-enactment of the 1938 Orson Welles-Mercury Theatre radio drama, "War of the Worlds," along with director Ray Ekness's

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Fangs and Stencils
10:29 am
Thu October 31, 2013

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween! NPR sends this greeting from their Balkans Bureau

And here are here are stencils for carving your NPR pumpkin, and an opportunity to submit photos of your masterpiece.

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Inside MTPR
5:29 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

Watch MTPR perform War of the Worlds LIVE!

This aired on October 30, 2013. For audio of the performance, please click here.

Tonight at 7:30 PM watch a live video stream of MTPR staff performing War of the Worlds.

If you have questions about the video stream please contact ivy.wells@mtpr.org

75th Anniversary of War of the Worlds
2:46 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

MTPR's Live Re-Creation of War of the Worlds

(from left) Ray Fanning, John Twiggs, Saxon Holbrook, Pattie Corrigan Ekness, Gus Chambers and Michael Marsolek

Original version repeats Thursday, Oct 31st at 1:00pm --- Montana version repeats Tuesday, Nov 5 at 1:00pm

Space ships crashing to earth—an alien invasion—a battle for the planet. On October 30th, 1938, the Orson Welles and the Mercury Theatre on the Air’s War of the Worlds broadcast caused panic, frightened some listeners, and entertained others, around the country. 

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Donate to MTPR Today!
12:38 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

Give to MTPR's Fall Campaign

Make a Pledge Today!

MTPR Fall Campaign
Through November 8, 2013

Thanks for donating to Montana Public Radio this fall. Tune into our on-air drive Nov. 5-8 to hear special programs and your favorite hosts. You can also call in your pledge during this time to talk to a friendly phone volunteer.

You make MTPR happen!

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Do Two Good Things!
12:37 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

Food Bank Community Premium

Make a Pledge Today!

Donate to MTPR by Nov. 8th and help the Montana Food Bank Network!

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Give a few hours to MTPR
12:36 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

Be a Volunteer

Sign up today!

Show your support for Montana Public Radio by donating a few hours of your time during our Fall Drive.  

Join fellow listeners and MTPR hosts in the phone room to answer pledge calls and enter the pledges online. You can sign up for a training session in advance of the drive.  Another volunteer opportunity is to help file pledge forms in the office.

Sign up today!  

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