Halenbeck Hall, completed in 1965, replaced Eastman Hall as St. Cloud State's home for physical education and athletics. The building was named for donor Philip Halenbeck. An addition was completed in 1980.
Interview with former Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice Russell A. Anderson on his life and legal and judicial career. Russell A. Anderson was appointed to the Minnesota Supreme Court in 1998. He was appointed Chief Justice effective in 2006 and retired in 2008. Subjects discussed: his childhood and family, his legal career, and his experiences as a judge. Interviewed by Susan M. Holden at the studio of Minnesota Continuing Education.
Bob grew up camping in the summer at Interstate State Park in a small tent with his parents and 5 brothers, while his father was a door to door salesman! Hear this story of literally living in a state park and others in this fun filled interview.
29 years of stories from managing Sibley State Park flow through this interview. From making friends with neighbors who would eventually donate land to the park to land acquisitions as recent as 2017; Dave Lais tells of the expansion of Sibley State Park yesterday and today.
The Saint Paul Almanac is an annual calendar and guide to take the curious urban adventurer through the year of 2017 in Minnesota's capital city. The Saint Paul Almanac brings the diverse Saint Paul community together via city-wide events and fostering individual artistic expression via the stories and poems featured in each issue.
Gary Buellemer not only worked at but also lived in Sibley State Park in the park residence for over 20 years! 40 years of service to the state of Minnesota are told in this interview. You will hear how he came to be Assistant Park Manager at Sibley State Park, guided by his love of the prairie.
Larry's lineage goes far back to some of the original homestead families in the park. He remembers the neighborhood that the park once was. Can you guess what one of the first movies to play in the New London Little Theater was- take a listen and find out.
Diane tells about living in the land of 10,000 lakes! From our small New London Mill Pond to the changing landscape of Lake Andrew, Diane paints a pretty picture of growing up in our local waters including a touching story about a wooden boat, "The Genevieve."
Husband and wife for 50 years the year of this interview, Wayne and Kathy Nordsted tell the story together of the past and present that will cause you to nod along, thinking it is your own aunt and uncle telling you the story.
If you remember a lifeguard watching over you at the Lake Andrew Beach at Sibley State Park in the 1980s or have ever played volleyball at the park- you owe a thanks to Gregg Luther. Past lifeguard at the park Gregg grew up on Lake Andrew on Como Beach and visits each year from Colorado on the 4th of July.
In this second interview of Wally Newstom with his granddaughter he talks about the changes his "Greatest Generation" has seen. His interview highlight below brings to light what diversity in the 1930s looked like in West Central Minnesota.
Roger Strand spent summers on Green Lake, growing up for a love for west central Minnesota. Some may know Roger as Dr. Strand, but if you knew him as kid you may have known him as the keeper of the Snake Den! Listen and learn more about adventures of a little Roger.