Prairie PulseCategory: Public Affairs
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- May 10: John Harris interviews North Dakota Tourism Director Sara Otte Coleman about this summer’s upcoming tourism season and events in North Dakota. She also discusses impact on new hotel construction around state and other issues affecting tourism.
- May 17: John Harris interviews Dr. Mark Joy, Professor of History at Jamestown College talks about early railroads in Minnesota and North Dakota and how that impacted development. Also, profile of the final F-M Symphony Conductor search candidate, Kelly Corcoran.
- May 24: John Harris interviews Rolf Sletten, author of “Medora: Boom, Bust and Resurrection” is the guest. He has a fascinating, detailed, word and photograph, coffee table style book that’s a must for anyone interested in Medora, the Badlands and it’s history. Also, a tour of Icelandic State Park near Cavalier, North Dakota.
- May 31: John Harris interviews Kate Stevenson, German and French Professor at Jamestown College, who is also a Peggy Lee impersonator. Also, story on the Artists on Main project in Roseau, Minnesota.
- June 7: John Harris interviews Mary Beth Orn is here to talk about the Midland Continental Depot Transportation Museum featuring Peggy Lee, located in Wimbledon, North Dakota. This depot is the last standing depot used by railroads going from Canada to Gulf of Mexico. Also, The Sloughgrass Family Band from Birchdale, Minnesota gives a musical performance.
- June 14: John Harris interviews Eileen Lisko with the Jamestown Area Grief Support Team. She, along with others, established this network 11 years ago to help area residents deal with grief and loss of all kind. Also, Willmar, Minnesota sculptor Fred Cogelow is profiled as he displays his impressive work.
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