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    • 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 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
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Roger Strand

    • 1978-02-02
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Strand was raised in Cyrus, Minnesota. He was a farmer in Cyrus and was elected to the state Senate in 1976. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Background. Initial involvement with powerline project. Pope County's involvement. Corridor...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Roger Strand

    • 1978-02-02
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Strand was raised in Cyrus, Minnesota. He was a farmer in Cyrus and was elected to the state Senate in 1976. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Background. Initial involvement with powerline project. Pope County's involvement. Corridor...
    • 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
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with John R. Stone

    • 1979-02-21
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Stone was the editor of the Pope County Tribune. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Background. Pope County Tribune. Coverage of the powerline controversy. Getting information on issues from the cooperatives and the utilities. Effect of...
    • 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 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 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 Peter Vanderpoel

    • 1978-03-17
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Vanderpoel was an editorial writer and reporter for the Minneapolis Tribune and the St. Paul papers before becoming the director for the State Planning and Agency and Minnesota Environmental Quality Board. SUBJECTS...
    • 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 Alice Tripp

    • 1977-12-06
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Tripp was a farmer from Belgrade in Stearns County. She was a protest leader and a candidate for Governor in 1978. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Learning about the powerline project. Involvement in Keep Towers Out, Counties United...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with James Nelson

    • 1977-05-31
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Nelson was born and raised on a farm and at the time of the interview was a farmer in Grant County, Minnesota. After graduating from high school, he earned a undergradute degree in physics at the University of Minnesota...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Wendell Bradley

    • 1978-03-19
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Bradley was a professor of physics at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. He was involved in Coalition of Rural Environmental Groups. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Background; involvement with Coalition of Rural...
    • Minnesota Historical Society
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Robert S. Banks

    • 1978-03-13
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Banks earned a graduate degree in environmental health at the University of Minnesota. While earning his degree, he began working part-time for the power plant siting staff of the Environmental Quality Board. After...
    • 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 George W. Crocker

    • 1979-02-21
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Crocker was from Minneapolis and graduated from Stillwater High School. He attended the University of Minnesota for several years when he became involved in the anti-war movement. He worked as a draft counselor and...
    • 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 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 Wayne Schumacher

    • 1977-05-31
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Schumacher was a farmer in Glenwood, Minnesota. He served as State Representative from District 15a during the 1975-1976 session and served on the Health and Welfare, Higher Education, and Transportation committees. ...
    • Minnesota 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
    • 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, 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
    • 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 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
    • Hold That Line, September 17, 1978, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1978-09-17
    • The September 17, 1978, issue of Hold That Line reports on court proceedings, construction progress, Wisconsin, corporate mismanagement, and court updates. Names mentioned in this issue include: Olsen, Calvin; Mauzy, Bill; Ballard, Paul; Reif;...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • 2007 Saint Paul Almanac

    • 2007
    • The Saint Paul Almanac is an annual calendar and guide to take the curious urban adventurer through the year of 2007 in Minnesota's capital city. The Saint Paul Almanac brings the diverse Saint Paul community together via city-wide events and...
    • Saint Paul Almanac
    • 2008 Saint Paul Almanac

    • 2008
    • The Saint Paul Almanac is an annual calendar and guide to take the curious urban adventurer through the year of 2008 in Minnesota's capital city. The Saint Paul Almanac brings the diverse Saint Paul community together via city-wide events and...
    • Saint Paul Almanac
    • 2009 Saint Paul Almanac

    • 2009
    • The Saint Paul Almanac is an annual calendar and guide to take the curious urban adventurer through the year of 2009 in Minnesota's capital city. The Saint Paul Almanac brings the diverse Saint Paul community together via city-wide events and...
    • Saint Paul Almanac
    • 2010 Saint Paul Almanac

    • 2010
    • The Saint Paul Almanac is an annual calendar and guide to take the curious urban adventurer through the year of 2010 in Minnesota's capital city. The Saint Paul Almanac brings the diverse Saint Paul community together via city-wide events and...
    • Saint Paul Almanac
    • 2011 Saint Paul Almanac

    • 2011
    • The Saint Paul Almanac is an annual calendar and guide to take the curious urban adventurer through the year of 2011 in Minnesota's capital city. The Saint Paul Almanac brings the diverse Saint Paul community together via city-wide events and...
    • Saint Paul Almanac
    • 2012 Saint Paul Almanac

    • 2012
    • The Saint Paul Almanac is an annual calendar and guide to take the curious urban adventurer through the year of 2012 in Minnesota's capital city. The Saint Paul Almanac brings the diverse Saint Paul community together via city-wide events and...
    • Saint Paul Almanac
    • 2013 Saint Paul Almanac

    • 2013
    • The Saint Paul Almanac is an annual calendar and guide to take the curious urban adventurer through the year of 2013 in Minnesota's capital city. The Saint Paul Almanac brings the diverse Saint Paul community together via city-wide events and...
    • Saint Paul Almanac
    • 2014 Saint Paul Almanac

    • 2014
    • The Saint Paul Almanac is an annual calendar and guide to take the curious urban adventurer through the year of 2014 in Minnesota's capital city. The Saint Paul Almanac brings the diverse Saint Paul community together via city-wide events and...
    • Saint Paul Almanac
    • Focus Point (Minneapolis, Minnesota), 1997-12-10

    • 1997-12-10
    • Volume 4, Number 29, Issue 184. Focus Point was published and edited by Craig Lindahl-Urben. It included articles of interest to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) communities of Minnesota, especially the Twin Cities of Minneapolis...
    • Quatrefoil Library
    • 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
    • Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Harold C. Hagen

    • 1977-06-01
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Hagen was a farmer from Pope County and was president of Counties United for a Rural Environment (CURE). SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Background. How Hagen first learned about the the powerline project. Routing of line. Power...
    • Minnesota Historical Society

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