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Journalists Roundtable ~ Midwest Tourism Challenges ~ Review: "Three Thousand Years of Longing" ~ Natural North Dakota

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Friday, September 2, 2022 - Our monthly Journalists Roundtable. Plenty to talk about this month. Host Alicia Hegland-Thorpe is joined by special guests Sydney Mook, managing editor of the Grand Forks Herald; and Steve Andrist, former president of Journal Publishing, and past executive director of the North Dakota Newspaper Association. ~~~ Labor Day weekend is the last chance for many people to squeeze in a summer vacation. Harvest Public Media’s Elizabeth Rembert explores how unexpected activities are being used to lure tourists to Midwestern states. ~~~ Matt Olien reviews “Three Thousand Years of Longing.” ~~~ In an episode of “TellTale, Dakota Folklife and Stories,” a group of elders in Jamestown converse about the joys and dangers of farming, especially threshing. ~~~ Chuck Lura shares a Natural North Dakota essay about the Maximilian Sunflower.