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    • 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, 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 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, 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, 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, September 10, 1978, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1978-09-10
    • The September 10, 1978, issue of Hold That Line covers court proceedings, damage reports, the National Energy Conference and stray current testing. Names appearing in this issue include: Olson, Calvin; Thurk, Jackie; Woida, Gene; Woida, Gerald;...
    • Pope County 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
    • 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, September 3, 1978, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1978-09-03
    • The September 3, 1978, issue of Hold That Line reports on Runestone Electric Association's rules regarding meeting minutes and release of other information, protest actions on the Dale Massman farm, stray current testing, protest in support of...
    • 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, 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
    • 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 Hervey Richardson

    • 1977-12-07
    • BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Richardson resided in Morris, Minnesota. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Agralite Cooperative board of directors. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Development of telephone cooperatives. Development of Rural Electrification...
    • 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 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 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 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 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
    • Hold That Line, September 2, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-09-02
    • The September 2, 1979, issue of Hold That Line reports on the GASP business meeting, a feature article on health effects of electricity, toppling an eighth tower, update of court cases, SLAM activities, alcohol fuel production and other news from...
    • 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 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, October 22, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-10-22
    • The October 22, 1979, issue of Hold That Line reports on new indictments, a meeting between the Rutledge eight and a legal defense team, a tally of protester arrests, confrontation with construction workers, contributions by Save Our Countryside,...
    • Pope County Historical Society
    • Hold That Line, September 17, 1979, Pope County, Minnesota

    • 1979-09-17
    • The September 17, 1979, issue of Hold That Line covers court proceedings, continued BCA harassment, update from SLAM, agenda for the GASP general meeting, planning for the Public Energy Forum, and governor's statement on vandalism. Names mentioned...
    • 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, 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
    • 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 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
    • 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 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 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

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