Claus Lembke on "Koming to Amerika" ~ Robert Bly Remembered ~ Steve Andrist on Bismarck Tribune Sale
Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - Claus Lembke of Bismarck has written a memoir titled “Koming to Amerika: An Immigrant's Story.” It covers his life growing up during World War II in Nazi Europe and his emigration to America. He farmed with an uncle in western Minnesota, then moved to Fargo and began a career in real estate before relocating to Bismarck to become the CEO of the North Dakota Association of Realtors. He was also a longtime Burleigh County Commissioner. ~~~ We replay a story from All Things Considered about Minnesota poet Robert Bly, who has passed away at age 94. ~~~ Chuck Lura has a Natural North Dakota essay about the Slade National Wildlife Refuge. ~~~ A hedge fund is making a bid to buy the company that owns the Bismarck Tribune and many other papers. Joining us with some analysis is the former executive director of the North Dakota Newspaper Association, Steve Andrist.