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Ride to Silence the Stigma
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Community calendar of events for July 14, 2018
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July 13, 2018
Blizzard topic of next Chat
The next Front Porch Chat at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 15, at the Stutsman County Museum will feature Clara Peterson, who will discuss the blizzard of 1888 that struck the Dakota Territory and Minnesota with significant hardship and loss of life. Christine Burchill spoke at the July...
July 13, 2018 - 7:57am
July 3, 2018
Burchill to speak at Front Porch Chat
Christine Burchill will speak at the next Front Porch Chat at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 8, at the Stutsman County Museum. Burchill will speak about the hammered dulcimer, an instrument that has a long history and is unique among laptop-sized stringed instruments.
July 3, 2018 - 6:40am
June 27, 2018
Lindberg to speak at next Chat
The next Front Porch Chat at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Stutsman County Museum will feature Tom Lindberg, who will speak about “Knife Sharpening,” one of his hobbies, that is a combination of science, skill and art.
June 27, 2018 - 6:53am
June 24, 2018
1968 changed America forever
GRAND FORKS—All within one year a half-century ago, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and presidential hopeful Robert Kennedy...
June 24, 2018 - 7:18am
June 20, 2018
Norman to speak on Dickey at Chat
The next Front Porch Chat at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 17, will feature Keith Norman, who will speak on his research into the life of Alfred Dickey, the benefactor of the local library. The event will be at the Stutsman County Museum.
June 20, 2018 - 6:59am
June 16, 2018
Flag honors Robertson
Members of the Honor Guard of Ernest Denault Robertson American Legion Post 14 raised the flag in Robertson’s honor Thursday at the Stutsman...
June 16, 2018 - 7:10am
June 13, 2018
Robertson topic of first Chat
The Stutsman County Museum held the first Front Porch Chat of the season with an account of the early life of Ernest Denault Robertson. The presentation is part one of a two-part series developed by Lyn Boyd. Robertson was a local resident who enlisted in the Marines during WWI and...
June 13, 2018 - 6:57am
June 11, 2018
Ya sure: Regional dialects persist across Upper Midwest
Jim Davis doesn't think he has a "North Dakota" accent. "Most people in North Dakota don't believe we have an accent," Davis said. "I'm sure...
June 11, 2018 - 8:05am
June 8, 2018
Civil War veteran gets grave marker 99 years after death
PARK RAPIDS, Minn.—Until last week, a Civil War veteran buried in the Lakeport Cemetery in Laporte had only a plain wooden cross to mark...
June 8, 2018 - 2:04pm
June 7, 2018
A lock of Custer's hair, Sitting Bull's rifle featured in auction of Little Bighorn collection
DALLAS, Texas—Capt. Frederick Benteen hated all things Custer. He shredded the reputation of his commanding officer, Lt. Col. George Armstrong...
June 7, 2018 - 7:48pm
Front Porch Chats to begin Sunday
The Stutsman County Museum will begin its summer long Front Porch Chats at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 10. The first chat will present information from research done by Lyn Boyd on the life of Ernest Denault Robertson, a Jamestown man who was killed in World War I. The local chapter of...
June 7, 2018 - 6:41am
June 2, 2018
Another room completed: Register of Deeds, Treasurer's Office restored at historic Courthouse
An unblemished white oak countertop runs the length of the Register of Deeds/Treasurer's Office, the latest room restoration completed at the...
June 2, 2018 - 7:43am
May 29, 2018
Dennis Gilbert has been participating in Memorial Day programs in the area for about 30 years and says the message of honoring fallen service...
May 29, 2018 - 6:52am
May 28, 2018
Montpelier to France
On May 25, 1918, Hans Anderson and 36 fellow new draftees marched from what is now known as the 1883 Stutsman County Courthouse to the old armory...
May 28, 2018 - 6:46am
May 26, 2018
Workshop for museums, sites here
A free workshop to help people create engaging and authentic programming for visitors to their museum or historic site is planned in Jamestown starting next week. Learn how to develop educational programs, demonstrations and tours for your site. Bring your laptop and samples of your...
May 26, 2018 - 7:52am