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.
The Pennington County Historical Society has created quite a history of its own. The group marked its 80th anniversary with an event called “Cheers to 80 years.” Director Jamie Bakken previews the event and gives an audio tour of what can be seen at Engelstad Pioneer Village in Thief River Falls.
By Amy Friedman. The Cold War standoff between the Soviet Union and the U.S. was a war of ideologies. To counter the conforming proletariat of state-sponsored Socialist Realism, U.S. officials turned to jazz musicians to serve as cultural ambassadors of freedom and individuality. The problem is that many of these musicians were denied certain freedoms the U.S. sought to promote. To hear the rest of this story, and other arts and culture reporting from the Twin Cities and beyond, tune in to Culture Queue, Sunday evening at 6PM. Or listen online at radiok.org.