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    • Hold That Line, April 22, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-04-22
    • The April 22, 1979, issue of Hold That Line is missing page 3-4. The newsletter reports on a request from utilities to increase armed patrols along the powerline, a firm caution against armed confrontation, negotiations with the governor's office...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, April 8, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-04-08
    • The April 8, 1979, issue of Hold That Line announces a change in publication schedule. News items include the sentence imposed on Jackie Thurk, motions regarding the Villard 3 trial, a meeting regarding the Delano to Mankato powerline, Kandiyohi...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, August 1, 1978, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1978-08-01
    • The August 1, 1978, issue of Hold That Line reports on court proceedings, construction progress, protest actions, Alice Tripp gubernatorial campaign, learning from the American Indian Movement, George Houim campaign for Pope County Sheriff. Names...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, August 12, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-08-12
    • The August 12, 1979, issue of Hold That Line reports on progress by the General Assembly to Stop the Powerline, GASP, court ruling on the Runestone Electric Association election, a challenge to eminent domain by the Southern Landowners Alliance of...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, August 26, 1978, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1978-08-26
    • The August 26, 1978, issue of Hold That Line reports on the cost of the powerline and of the protest, frustration with the legal process, damage to the powerline, court proceedings, construction update, Tripp campaign for governor, confrontations...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, August 26, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-08-26
    • The August 26, 1979, issue of Hold That Line reports on projections of electric demand and revenues, status of the Coal Creek power plant and power line energizing, geologic studies in the area, an update from Southern Landowners Alliance of...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, December 17, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-12-17
    • The December 17, 1979, issue of Hold That Line reports on the Christmas dance and fundraiser, an attempt by private investigators to relate the protest to communism, an investigation by the General Accounting Office and Office of Technology...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, December 1977, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1977-12
    • This December 1977 "Special Edition" of the Hold That Line newsletter is titled "Powerline News, Elrosa, MN." Articles encourage a moratorium on construction and a "science court" evaluation. Other articles address size of powerlines and...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, December 3, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-12-03
    • The December 3, 1979, issue of Hold That Line reports on court proceedings, Burns security replaced by American Security, an advertising campaign exposing the powerline coal scandal, United and Cooperative Power Associations request for funds from...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, February 18, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-02-18
    • The February 18, 1979, issue of Hold That Line reported that 65 misdemeanor charges against protesters were dropped. Names mentioned in this issue include: Simmons, Tom; Claeson, John; Fable, Tom; Hanson, Bill Sr.; Hanson, Bill Jr.; Martin,...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, February 1978, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1978-02
    • The February 1978 issue of Hold That Line is labeled as "Issue #2." The newsletter outlines the origins of the protest movement, progress to date, health effects of high voltage electric lines, questions need for the powerline, violations to civil...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, February 25, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-02-25
    • The February 25, 1979, issue of Hold That Line reported on proposed meeting between utility representatives and GASP representatives, energizing portions of the powerline with damaged insulators, starting a food cooperative, Northern States Power...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, February 4, 1979,  Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-02-04
    • The February 4, 1979, issue of Hold That Line outlines a proposal to Governor Al Quie for a public forum to investigate six elements of the powerline: health and safety, cost, need, social repercussions, alternative energies, and other factors...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, February 7, 1978,  Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1978-02-07
    • The February 7, 1978, issue of Hold That Line reports on an organizational meeting held in Lowry, Minnesota, on January 31, 1978. Several action committees were formed including News Sheet, Bail and General Fundraising, Media Relations, Speakers...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, February 7, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-02-07
    • Request Moratorium poster. Printed one side on legal size paper. Intended to encourage participation in a Capital rally, lobbying legislators and continue protesting. Hold That Line was the newsletter of the local movement to protest the...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, January 14, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-01-14
    • The January 14, 1979, issue of Hold That Line reports on correspondence with Governor Al Quie, change in security from local law enforcement to Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, condemnation proceedings in Traverse and Stearns County, and DREAM...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, January 20, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-01-10
    • The January 20, 1979 issue of Hold That Line reports on court proceedings, condemnation proceedings in Pope County, Federal eminent domain, the KTCA public television documentary "Power Play", guest appearance on KXRA radio's "Open Line", proposal...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, January 27, 1979,  Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-01-27
    • The January 27, 1979, issue of Hold That Line reported on court proceedings, the invitation for dialog with Governor Al Quie, Pope County condemnation proceedings, KXRA Open Line program, public television program "Power Play," the latest news from...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, January 8, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-01-08
    • The January 8, 1979, issue of Hold That Line reprints a letter to newly sworn Governor Al Quie requesting support for a moratorium on powerline testing until health effects can be investigated. It also reports on newsletter circulation of 1700,...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, July 15, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-07-15
    • The July 15, 1979, issue of Hold That Line reports on increased reward for information on powerline protesters, synopsis of the June 30 celebration at the Ron Stoen farm, court reports on Matt Woida, Bill Hanson, Darus Ehlers and Dwight Nelson, and...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, July 30, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-07-30
    • The July 30, 1979, issue of Hold That Line reports on court proceedings, charges dropped, progress on a public energy forum, security at the Coal Creek Power Plant, and a lending library. Names mentioned in this issue include: Fabel, Thomas;...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, June 14, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-06-14
    • The June 14, 1979, issue of Hold That Line covers the trial of Bill Hanson, increased BCA patrols, public meeting on health effects of powerline, startup of Coal Creek power plant, Southern Minnesota powerline update, Larry Long request for poems...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, June 3, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-06-03
    • The June 3, 1979, issue of Hold That Line describes the first powerline related felony trial, links between powerlines and cancer, and encounters with Bureau of Criminal Apprehension agents. Names mentioned in this issue include: Lindstrom, John;...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, March 1, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-03-01
    • The March 1, 1979, issue of Hold That Line reported on the meeting between utility and GASP representatives, "Today" show coverage, denial of permits for the Tyrone Nuclear Power Plant in Wisconsin and Black Hills mining. Names mentioned in this...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, March 11, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-03-11
    • The March 11, 1979, issue of Hold That Line reported on accomplishments of the last year, Jackie Thurk's pending trial, a tour of the Falkirk mine and power plant in North Dakota, Pope County condemnation awards, response from the Minnesota Energy...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, March 18, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-03-18
    • The March 18, 1979, issue of Hold That Line reported on a March 15 meeting with a governor's representative, the Barry Report on the North Dakota power plant and news from around the country. Names mentioned in this issue include: Stevenson, Rob;...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, March 1980, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1980-03
    • The March 1980 issue of Hold That Line is labeled Volume 2, Number 10. It reports on response to an Environmental Quality Board survey, a general meeting of GASP, Dakota Electric Association's exclusion of women from co-op member votes,...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, March 25, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-03-25
    • The March 25, 1979, issue of Hold That Line reported on Jackie Thurk's conviction, the sixth tower to fall, the Runestone Electric Association annual meeting, and a special insert on uranium mining. Names mentioned in this issue include: Thurk,...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, March 5, 1978, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1978-03-05
    • Peaceful March For Justice Flyer, printed one side only on goldenrod color paper as a poster. Hold That Line was the newsletter of the local movement to protest the construction of an 800 kilovolt direct current powerline across rural Minnesota by...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, May 20, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-05-20
    • The May 20, 1979, issue of Hold That Line presents a summer events calendar, peak demand revisions, Hanson trial, Chimelewski legislative resolution, Maryknoll magazine feedback, energizing the line, DREAM Runestone Electric Association court...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, May 6, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-05-06
    • The May 6, 1979, issue of Hold That Line reports on new security guards, tower repairs, private tower site negotiations, dangers of coal energy, legislative resolutions condemning vandalism, and other national news. Names mentioned in this issue...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, November 12, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-11-12
    • The November 12, 1979, issue of Hold That Line reports on court proceedings, the Karen Silkwood memorial, the Virginia power protest, and the Delano twenty trail. Names mentioned in this issue include: Arceneau, Dean; Marthaler, Tom; Gout, Greg;...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, November 19, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-11-19
    • The November 19, 1979, issue of Hold That Line reports on court proceedings, acquittal of the Delano 19, list of proposed electric projects across the nation, powerline related health issues, and release of summary results of Minnesota...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, November 5, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-11-05
    • The November 5, 1979, issue of Hold That Line reports on court proceedings, condemnation hearings, excerpts from a speech comparing centralized energy policy and centralized power, a rally at Delano, and a request for coverage by Soviet news...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, November, 26 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-11-26
    • The November 26, 1979, issue of Hold That Line reports on financial costs of "protest vandalism" according to UPA/CPA, and was mailed with an insert issue of Twin Cities Northern Sun News. No specific names were mentioned in this issue. Hold That...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, October 1, 1978,  Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1978-10-01
    • The October 1, 1978, issue of Hold That Line reports on court proceedings, security company harassment, a resolution from the National Citizens Conference on Energy Facility Siting, and an update from the "DREAM Machine," (Determined Runestone...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, October 1, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-10-01
    • The October 1, 1979, issue of Hold That Line reports on a press tour of powerline impact, An increasing number of powerline related health symptoms reported, a book review of "Shutdown", and the September general assembly meeting. Names mentioned...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, October 15, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-10-15
    • The October 15, 1979, issue of Hold That Line appears to have been published on October 9. It reports on a protest press conference on the steps of the CPA office, publishing of "Lines Across the Lands," monitoring livestock for powerline related...
    • Pope County Historical Society

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