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Public TV station in rural Appleton, Minn., keeps up with the times

Published 02/17/2011, West Central Tribune

45 years later, thinking younger than ever In 1966 commercial television ruled the airwaves by premiering shows like “The Monkees,’’ “Mission Impossible,’’ “Batman,’’ “Star Trek’’ and the “Newlywed Game.’’ On Feb. 7 of that year, a group of people flipped a switch and started broadcasting Educational Television from a 400-foot tower planted next to a rural school house holding all of its electronic gear.

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