Pat, who is going on 107 years old, says she was surprised that her difficulty breathing was caused by a heart problem, not her lungs.
You can still see the Blegen name around Minneapolis. The University of Minnesota’s Blegen Hall was named after professor Theodore Blegen. But Britt Aamodt takes us to Asia Minor where another Blegen, Carl, carved his name on the legendary walls of Troy.
Headwaters School of Music and the Arts hosts its annual Fiddle Camp this week in Bemidji. Kids ranging from 7-16 years old learned dozens of fiddling songs, experimented with contra dancing, studied clans of Scotland and Ireland, and got to experience the Celtic band Caleigh! Click on the link to hear this Area Voices segment featuring Fiddle Camp Director Ginna Watson and some of the kids in attendance.