Listen in to the Weekly Radio Readings by Sheila Winstead, RCHS Board Member
Recorded January 2017
January 1 reading is from the entertaining writings of Robert Wicklund, known as the Pencer Sage. Sheila reads one of his Pencer news columns written for publication in the Roseau Times-Region of December 19, 1946.
January 8 reading comes from the booklet relating the history of Roseau County rural schools called “Footsteps in Education, 1894-1970” contained many stories of the good and bad parts of life in the schools of those years. One story written by Wanda Olson was called “The Terrible Blizzards”.
January 15 Sheila tells Gilmore Flaten’s experience when he was one of the many people stranded by a 1950 storm.
January 22 reading comes from Arnold Grefthen’s part two of “A Land of Howling Wolves” printed in 1975, part one was printed in 1973.
January 29 continues the story of the wood-cutting camp near International Falls from Arnold Grefthen’s part two of “A Land of Howling Wolves.”
Thank you to Wild102 FM for letting us share the history of our county with your listeners.