Author Ryn Pitts: “Deadly Benefits” ~ Digitally “Chronicalling America” ~ Horticulturist Ron Smithposted on 08/20/2013
Tuesday, August 20 – Using her extensive background in health administration, pharmacy and insurance, Ryn Pitts has crafted a whodunit murder tale, “Deadly Benefits.” Set in Fargo, it’s sure to keep the reader guessing. We’ll hear about her adventures in writing and about the issues in healthcare that provide a rich backdrop for the story. Find the e-book at Smashwords. And the paperback at Amazon. ~~~ In today’s Natural North Dakota essay, Chuck Lura of Dakota College in Bottineau tells us about badgers. ~~~ The national Digital Newpaper Program is creating a nationwide online digital database for historical newspapers published between 1836 and 1922. We’ll learn about the “Chronicling America” project and how you can access it for free from Ann Jenks, state archivist with the State Historical Society of North Dakota, and Shane Molander, deputy state archivist. ~~~ Horticulturist Ron Smith stops by to discuss some of the current lawn and garden issues folks are facing.