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    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Nancy C. Barsness

    • 1979-02-20
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Barsness was a farmer from Cyrus, Pope County. She freelanced as a reporter on the powerline controversy for KMRS Radio and several newspapers in Pope County. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Getting involved in the powerline...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Willard Anderson

    • 1978-01-03
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Anderson was manager for Agralite Cooperative in Benson, Swift County. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Role as manager for Agralite Cooperative; function and structure of Agralite as a cooperative; how cooperatives have planned for...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with John Millhone

    • 1978-04-10
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Millhone received his degree in journalism from the University of Missouri in 1950. He was the director of the Iowa Energy Policy Council. In 1975, he was appointed director of the Minnesota Energy Agency. Millhone was...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Louis Sieling

    • 1977-05-18
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Sieling was a farmer from Perham, Minnesota and was director of the Lake Region Cooperative Electrical Association.SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Background. Background of Lake Region Co-op. How co-op expanded service. Assessing...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Paul Jost

    • 1979-02-14
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Jost was a farmer near Morris in Stevens County. He was vice-president, board of directors of Cooperative Power Association and a member, board of directors of Agralite Cooperative. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Background. History...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Philip O. Martin

    • 1978-07-27
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Martin was born and raised on a farm in North Dakota. He served in the Air Force for four years and then attended the University of North Dakota where he received a degree in business administration with a major in...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Deborah Pick

    • 1979-02-13
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Pick was a native of Wisconsin. She moved to Minneapolis in 1975 to attend school and work. While attending school on and off, she taught in special programs for emotionally disturbed children, worked in the theater, and...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Lawrence B. Hartman

    • 1978-02-27
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Hartman was a project manager for the Minnesota Environmental Quality Board. He received his undergraduate degree in History and Economics and a master's in Urban and Regional Planning. Prior to working for the Minnesota...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Richard A. Hanson

    • 1979-02-13
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Hanson was raised on a farm and is a farmer in Pope County. He attended Alexandria Tech School and at the time of the interview was pursuing a degree at the University of Morris. In 1978, Hanson was the manager of Alice...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Ed Schrom

    • 1978-02-01
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Schrom was a native of Albany, Minnesota, where he lived and owned a farm at the time of the interview. In 1970 he was elected to the State Senate. He served on a number of commissions including Agriculture, Natural...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Richard A. Hanson

    • 1979-02-13
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Hanson was raised on a farm and is a farmer in Pope County. He attended Alexandria Tech School and at the time of the interview was pursuing a degree at the University of Morris. In 1978, Hanson was the manager of Alice...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Wayne Olhoft

    • 1977-12-29
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Olhoft was a state Senator from Herman, Minnesota. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Background. The Power Plant Siting Act-reason for creating; problems with act; amendments. Environmental Quality Board-effectiveness of; role of;...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Donald Olson

    • 1978-04-18
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Olson earned a degree from the University of Minnesota in international relations. While he was in graduate school, he became involved in the anti-war movement of the 60s. He was a potter and taught pottery in a...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with C. David Nelson

    • 1977-04-22
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Nelson had been a resident of Glenwood, Minnesota since 1964. He became Pope County attorney in 1966. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: How he became involved in powerline issue. Role in hearings. Sheriff Emmons and enforcement of...
    • Minnesota 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
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Nancy C. Barsness

    • 1979-02-20
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Barsness was a farmer from Cyrus, Pope County. She freelanced as a reporter on the powerline controversy for KMRS Radio and several newspapers in Pope County. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Getting involved in the powerline...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, September, 24, 1978, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1978-09-24
    • The September 24, 1978, issue of Hold That Line includes reports on court proceedings, construction progress, the southern Minnesota protest, a new line proposal, issues with construction clean up, and a special insert on documenting harassment....
    • 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
    • 1940 Atlas of the City of Minneapolis, Minnesota

    • 1940
    • Includes a complete set of surveys and plats of properties in the city of Minneapolis, compiled and drawn from official records and actual surveys by the Minnesota WPA, sponsored by the City of Minneapolis.
    • Hennepin County Library, James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library
    • Thorpe Brothers Real Estate Map and Business Directory, Minnesota

    • 1946
    • This large, folded double-sided map features advertisements for local businesses, a directory of phone numbers, a small map of the Minneapolis Street Car and Bus System, and a large map of South Minneapolis and its first ring southern and western...
    • Richfield 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, October 29, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-10-29
    • The October 29, 1979, issue of Hold That Line reports on court proceedings, coal mines owned by power companies, local, state and federal elections, protest events at Delano, tally of insulator losses. Names mentioned in this issue include:...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line: The Protester Report, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979
    • This special edition of Hold That Line from early 1979 is titled "The Powerline Will Affect You or The Protestor Report." It summarizes the impact of the powerline - financial, political, environmental, health and safety and long term operation. ...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, October 15, 1979-B, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-10-15
    • The October 15, 1979, issue of Hold That Line, published as dated, reports that the Minnesota Environmental Quality board will begin a powerline investigation resulting in the possible revocation of construction permits, cleanup of construction...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Wallace Hayenga

    • 1978-03-14
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Hayenga was the staff assistant at the Blue Earth-Nicollet-Faribault Cooperative Electric Association in Mankato, Blue Earth County. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: His background. Background of BENCO. Structure of CPA and UPA....
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Charles L. Anderson

    • 1979-02-14
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Anderson was President, board of directors of Cooperative Power Association. He was a farmer in Litchfield, Meeker County. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Background. Impact of powerline on the area. Structure of Meeker Cooperative...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Robert Sheldon

    • 1979-08-07
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Sheldon was born and raised in Minneapolis. In 1970, he graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in journalism. After graduating, he was the editor of two weekly newspapers and was with Associated Press...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Paul Tollefson

    • 1978-03-20
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Tollefson was a a farmer in Northfield, Minnesota. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: First knowledge of powerline; petition for powerline. Health and safety. As member of the Citizen's Advisory Committee. Problems with 1973 siting...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Ronnie Brooks

    • 1979-08-09
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Brooks was originally from New Jersey. She earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan and did her graduate work in political science at Michigan State. After graduating, she taught at Michigan State and...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Interview with Ken Tilsen, Judges and Lawyers Oral History Project, Hudson, Wisconsin

    • 2009-06-22
    • In this interview, Ken Tilsen gives a brief account of his life as a Jewish Minnesotan and lawyer, touching also on Minnesota politics. He was born in Leipzig, North Dakota, to parents of eastern European heritage. An account is given as to why...
    • University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
    • 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, 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, 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, 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
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with David Fjoslien

    • 1978-02-01
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Fjoslien was a native of Brandon, Minnesota and he owned and operated a farm nearby. He was elected to the state legislature in 1972. He also served on numerous committees including the Environment and Natural Resources...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Kenneth Wald

    • 1978-03-24
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Wald received his master's degree in forestry. Immediately upon obtaining his degree, he began working as a environmental use planner for the State Department of Natural Resources. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Background....
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Ted V. Lennick

    • 1978-09-12
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Lennick was born and raised in Minot, North Dakota. After graduating from high school, he worked for a utility company in the area and then joined the Army where he was a first lieutenant in the artillery. He attended...
    • Minnesota 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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