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Trish Short Lewis
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Writer, Researcher, Genealogist, & Historian
Writer, Researcher, Genealogist, & Historian

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Union Family
L ena Cameron Mortimer was born into a farming family in St. Vincent, Minnesota.  She became a Socialist Party activist and married the Journeyman Tailors Union of America (JTUA) union leader,  John Mortimer in Winnipeg in 1901.  They had several children b...
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KCND-TV: How it Came to Be
This excerpt is from a long article about the early years of TV along the border in our area.  There was a race who got their transmitting tower up first (Pembina won by a day...), and some called KCND a "bargain basement" station.  Maybe so, but they did t...
KCND-TV: How it Came to Be
KCND-TV: How it Came to Be
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1907 St. Vincent Main Street
The carriage looks suspiciously like our ' Mystery Man ' again!  Could it be?! Source:   Digital Horizons , State Historical Society of North Dakota, via Pembina Historical Society This shows the main street in St. Vincent, Minn. in 1907. Many buildings lin...
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Shadow Smash Hit: Feathers of Fire
Feathers of Fire: A Persian Epic is a visually breathtaking cinematic shadow play for all ages, created and directed by Hamid Rahmanian , a 2014 Guggenheim fellowship-winning filmmaker/visual artist. The play unfolds an action-packed magical tale of star-c...
Shadow Smash Hit: Feathers of Fire
Shadow Smash Hit: Feathers of Fire
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Headlines: New Year 1908, Bullet Dance, & Ferry Franchise
Pioneer Express January 3, 1908 The New Year was ushered in by the bells of the city echoing with those of St. Vincent and Emerson, assisted by about a half dozen locomotive whistles, at the roundhouses, proclaiming twelve o’clock. There are not many places...
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Frank "Chicken Stalker" Dickens & Fort Dufferin
Francis J. Dickens, second from the right From Wayne Arseny, former mayor of Emerson: I think of the latrine at Fort Dufferin and once read something about it being a 3-hole toilet. To me that was a rare oddity, and kooky as it sounds to write about, some...
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Water Cooler VII: School Memories - Bullying
H umboldt-St. Vincent School, like any other school, had its share of bullying and bullies... Michael Rustad : I remember when Dave Boatz sang the Beatle's song, "He is a real nowhere man." He adapted it to Walter Petruska. "He's a real no-hair man!" Dave w...
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PROFILE: Captain John A. Vanstrum
C aptain John A. Vanstrum, register of deeds for Kittson county for the past decade, a pioneer citizen of the great northwest and a valiant soldier of the Civil war, is now a resident of Hallock, Minnesota, where he enjoys the esteem and confidence of a wid...
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Pembina County at 150: Ferries & Bridges
L ast year, Pembina County celebrated its Sesquicentennial.  In celebration of this, local historian Jim Benjaminson wrote an ongoing series of historical essays for the local newspaper entitled Pembina County at 150.  Jim has shared some of them with us he...
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Pembina County at 150: Ferries & Bridges
L ast year, Pembina County celebrated its Sesquicentennial.  In celebration of this, local historian Jim Benjaminson wrote an ongoing series of historical essays for the local newspaper entitled Pembina County at 150.  Jim has shared some of them with us he...
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