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Historical society leader turns a new page
By Jo Colvin firstname.lastname@example.org Rachel Bardusons career is history. On September 14, she officially retired from her position as executive director of the Douglas County Historical Society (DCHS) ...
10/29/12 at 11:40 AM
Home Sweet Home: China in Minnesota
All of you who've read my posts are awesome. Thank you for following along. While I'm sad to see this journey end, I'm excited with anticipation because this was just my first try. I'll be writing man...
10/27/12 at 11:31 AM
Free History Center day for Dakota Indian celebration
The Minnesota History Center, near the state Capitol, will host a free-admission day Sept. 29 to honor Dakota Indians. The event will feature Dakota artwork, flute music, a drum and dance expo, a coo...
9/10/12 at 11:11 AM Minnesota history exhibit features dark episode 7/6/12 at 4:50 AM
Civil War's 150th anniversary noted at Minnesota Capitol 5/18/11 at 6:49 PM
Areavoices Digest #69 - Duluth scratches the history itch
Back when I worked for WDAY-TV, they used to send me to the dungeon. But I liked it. Actually it wasn't so much a dungeon, more like a vault - a place where the station's past was kept. Going down the...
3/28/12 at 10:07 AM A childhood passion continues to thrive for "The Bridgehunter" 11/11/11 at 11:47 AM
Areavoices Digest #44 - Share your September 11th stories 8/31/11 at 9:37 PM
The Elders Among Us
Speak to the elders in your life. Last week I wrote about two conversations I had with each of my Granddads. Both men live vivid and classic lives exemplifying American/Minnesotan culture. It was awe...
11/23/11 at 9:50 AM Stomping-Ground Culture 2: Our Grandparents 11/19/11 at 12:31 AM
Stomping Ground Culture, part 1 11/11/11 at 2:09 PM
Wistful Wednesday : 1924 or thereabouts
I have this photograph. It got me to thinking about Grandma Tracies brothers..she had four brothers. She didnt talk about them as far as I can remember. This is all the menfolk. I can on...
8/3/11 at 6:26 AM Wistful Wednesday : 1953 6/15/11 at 6:13 AM
Wistful Wednesday :1915 9/29/10 at 11:57 AM
Sweet Potato Pie Has Deep Roots
My friend, Rose McGee, has a passion for life, a passion for people, and a passion for food, especially sweet potato pie. I met Rose several years ago when I first joined Women Who Really Cook, a Twi...
2/25/10 at 4:08 AM