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Remembering the Late Larry Woiwode ~ Plains Folk Essay ~ ND State Historical Society ~ Nodakian Studios

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Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - North Dakota poet laureate Larry Woiwode passed away last Thursday after a short illness. Joining us to reflect on his life is associate poet laureate Jamie Parsley. ~~~ Tom Isern shares a Plains Folk essay, “Railroad Corral.” ~~~ Speaking of history, there are a number of attractions to consider when traveling the state this summer. Bill Peterson, the executive director of the State Historical Society of North Dakota, shares some highlights in an excerpt of the Prairie Pulse television show as he visits with host John Harris. ~~~ There is a new opportunity to get your hands dirty in Bismarck. Shelly Sayler has recently opened part of her ceramics studio to the public, including classes and workshops for those interested in learning more about working with clay. Brandi Malarkey visits Shelly's studio to learn more about her work.