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About Prairie Legacy - German Russian Country

We are working as a nonprofit called the Tri-County Tourism Alliance to promote the cultural and historic history of the Germans from Russia who settled in Logan County, Emmons County and McIntosh County.

Happy first day of Spring

There’s snow on the ground and a howling wind coming round the corner of my office. I am preparing to travel to Wishek today for another Tri-County Tourism Meeting. It’s been a busy year and difficult to keep up with … Continue reading

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Sooner or later its Spring

We are anxiously awaiting spring… in the meantime, it is time to grow some plants for the garden. My Grandma Meidinger had something growing in her kitchen always. In the spring she would take a carrot, cut it in half, … Continue reading

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Root Cellars and Carrot Casserole

I promised a tour of my root cellar and given the opportunity to make a casserole from some canned carrots… here is a short video about both. Thanks for your support.

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Happy Valentines Day

Rest assured the text messages are flying this morning as family and friends exchange “I Love Yous” and “Be My Valentine.” Children will lovingly carry decorated boxes to accept Valentines from their friends after spending time signing Valentines to give. … Continue reading

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Everlasting yeast… oh the soul of my loaf

Everlasting Yeast is the soul of my bread… indeed. I’m reading Cooked by Michael Pollen and after finishing the chapter on baking wild capture bread – I had to dig out my starter and do some baking. Everlasting Yeast, or … Continue reading

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Just looking to Kick Start our New Project

And I found this photograph. Can anyone supply me with the directions to this cemetery in German-Russian Country. The two dudes in the photo are my mother’s twin brothers Edgar and Ellon and they made the sign.

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It’s not all about Lawrence Welk

Please take the time to view our newsletter…. the Welk site purchase is not all about preserving a musician…. it is our way of life that is rapidly fading into history. We need to support this project…please let us know … Continue reading

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Enter the new Tri-County Tourism Officers

The annual meeting of the Tri-County Tourism Alliance was held in Napoleon at Rueben’s Restaurant in January. After a lively election the officers for the upcoming year will be: 2014 Tri-County Tourism Alliance Officers: (l-r): Vice President Verda (Ohlhauser) Seeklander, … Continue reading

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It’s about time

For everyone in the outside world, this is something the Tri-County Tourism supports. We are working frantically to try and save the culture of these homesteaders before it becomes watered down and forgotten. The State Historical Society voted to purchase … Continue reading

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Squash Soup

Squash soup is so simple and so good for you… everyone loves it too. Here is a little clip and recipe for squash soup. Of course, I raise my own winter squash. They store until June so you always have … Continue reading

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