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  • Thursday, August 18, 2022 - Lyndsay Ulrickson is a new grantmaking officer with the Bush Foundation, and her focus is North Dakota. Lyndsay is a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa. She grew up in north central North Dakota and lives in Minot. She joins us to discuss her new position, which allows her to further the foundation’s mission to provide “opportunities to people who think bigger and differently about problem solving in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and the 23 Native nations that share that geography.” ~~~ Sue Balcom joins us for a cover crop discussion on “Main Street Eats.”
  • Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - Youthworks North Dakota provides critical support for at-risk youth across the state – everything from anti-trafficking services to transitional housing. Here to explain this wide-ranging effort is Megan Lundborg, survivor, leader, and supervisor at YouthWorks in Fargo, which has an event coming up to help youth return to school with a back-to-school clothing giveaway. ~~~ Concordia College has joined the E-Sports ranks. We’ll find out why, and how it all works as we visit with the new e-sports coach, Lucas Campoverde. ~~~ Chuck Lura shares a Natural North Dakota essay about parasitic plants.
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  • On this day in 1980, the Bismarck Tribune reported on the tiny town of Jugville, which had a population of two. However, Sig and Josie Jagielski weren’t the holdouts in a dying town. In fact, they had built the town themselves. Sig loved to collect antiques and odds and ends. He soon filled up his basement with his vast collections. In 1968 he married Josie, and she brought collections of her own. She encouraged Sig to find a solution to the overstuffed basement, and thus Jugville was born.