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Dan Bielinski: “Voices of Dakota Prairie” ~ Tom Isern: "Bachelors' Lament" ~ Chuck Lura on Milkweed ~ Weather Folklore with Sue Balcom

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Thursday, October 7, 2021 - The University of Mary is staging an original theater production that draws upon stories of the Homesteaders of North Dakota. Joining us is writer and director Daniel Bielinski. ~~~ NDSU history professor Tom Isern shares a Plains Folk essay, “Bachelor’s Lament.” ~~~ They’re called milkweeds, but are they a weed? We learn more about them in a Natural North Dakota essay from Chuck Lura. ~~~ Sue Balcom discusses weather folklore in today’s episode of Main Street Eats.