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4:20 pm
Tue June 26, 2012

"My Life as Laura" ~ Summer Movie Update ~ Plains Folk

Tuesday, June 26Kelly Kathleen Ferguson needed to know – was connecting with her lifelong heroine the key to knowing herself? She decided to find out. She donned a prairie dress and retraced the pioneer journey of Laura Ingalls Wilder. From Wisconsin to Minnesota, South Dakota to Missouri, she explored Laura’s past and her own. Ferguson, an Ohio University doctoral student in creative nonfiction, was interviewed for the Montana Public Radio show, “The Write Question,” about her book, “My Life as Laura.” ~~~ Matt Olien stops by with a summer movie box office update. ~~~ NDSU history professor Tom Isern has this week’s Plains Folk Column, “Return to Highway 200”