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Main Street, hosted by Ashley Thornberg and Craig Blumenshine, keeps its finger on the pulse of Prairie Public's broadcast region.
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  • Wednesday, March 29, 2023 - It’s called a searing, adventurous memoir about the cold, hard realities of pursuing the cowboy way. “Twenty Miles of Fence” is a new book that recounts a decade of transformation as Bob West leaves his life as an architect to become a rancher. He joins us from his home in Wyoming. ~~~ Pulitzer Prize winning poet Tracy K. Smith was one of the featured guests at last week’s UND Writers Conference. She visits with Bill Thomas about the importance of poetry and how it works.
Today's Dakota Datebook
  • Monuments and tributes to the past are sprinkled throughout North Dakota towns and parks. Many towns have veteran and war memorials. Mandan, Minot and Medora have a statue of President Theodore Roosevelt. Grand Forks has a sculpture commemorating the 1997 Red River Flood. Some towns pay tribute with a local symbol, like Salem Sue in New Salem and Tommy the snowmobiling turtle in Bottineau.