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  • Thursday, May 19, 2022 - Prairie Public production manager reflects on the life and career of Bob Dambach, long time television manager responsible for numerous award-winning projects. ~~~ Tom Isern shares a Plains Folk essay, “Rhubarb Challenge.” ~~~ A feature on Terry Shannon, treasure hunter. ~~~ This week in our Main Street Eats segment, Sue Balcom talks about seed germination.
  • Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - Ron Vossler is a humanities scholar and speaker, and his writing focus has been the Black Sea Germans, a minority group once located primarily in the Ukraine, but now scattered world wide. He joins us to share some of that history as he comments on the current conflict in today’s Ukraine.http://www.ronvossler.com/
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  • The Dakota Zoo got its start on the farm of Marc and Betty Christianson, which was located on the northern edge of Bismarck. What started as a boarding kennel for dogs gradually expanded to include a variety of domestic animals. People in the neighborhood regarded the farm as a safe haven for animals, so they brought stray and injured animals to the farm knowing they would be cared for.