Archive - Sep 6, 2006

History lesson

Arrived at the campus today to find that there was a traveling history exhibit parked outside the Student Center on the little-known internment of German-Americans in camps during World War II. I found out about the exhibit too late to bring my first class, but the second class spent 20 minutes there before the exhibit bus had to travel on to Warren.

Rollag

One of the activities for the family reunion this weekend was to attend the Steam Thresher's Reunion at Rollag, fifty miles south of here. Rollag, for those of you unfamiliar, features upwards of one billion dollars worth of antique machinery, most of it in working condition. Here is a typical scene.