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 Big Muddy River Rendezvous 2011 was held the week of Oct 10th at Prairie Island Campground in Winona Minnesota.
The purpose of the Rendevous is to educate people about the pre-1840’s Fur Trading Era. School children attend, and people from the community come out to experience the way people lived, worked, dressed, survived, played and help shape our nation
On todays edition of Don’t Cha know we visit with Jeanne and Alison who have set up camp to educate attendees on dying fabric and fabric woodblock printing. The two will share with us why they enjoy the rendezvous, how it’s a family affair, and what life is like while taking part in the festivities.
The future of mining on Minnesota’s Iron Range continues to be a topic of discussion and debate throughout the region and beyond our state borders. A new book, “Taconite Dreams,” by Prof. Jeffrey Manuel, explores this topic in detail. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs spoke with Manuel recently to learn more.