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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.


Join us at the 90th annual Wishek Sauerkraut Day for the first public opening Catch of glimpse of life on the prairie through the lens of women who grew up on or raised their families on farms in German-Russian Country. … Continue reading

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The stories they tell

Funny how people begin to recall their life on the farm as the best time ever. Yes, the work was difficult, daily, strenuous and sometime dangerous; but they wouldn’t trade the experience for anything. In fact, they hang on to … Continue reading

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Violet Diegel Interview

Here is another video interview for Women Behind the Plow… the exhibit will be on display in Wishek Oct. 14… time for a debut party…

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News from Home….

TCT newsletter Spring 2015 Please download and share our latest newsletter… it has important dates and upcoming events as well as updates on our projects. ENJOY.

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Women Behind the Plow

We have been working on our newest project Women Behind the Plow – stories and photos of the German-Russian women who worked beside their spouses on the farm, or sometimes as a single parent, receiving little or no acknowledgement for … Continue reading

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Let’s dance the cold away…

I found this video while looking for some photos yesterday… it was taken in Jamestown at the Arts Center during a German Russian weekend. Thought you might be able to warm up to this toe tapping song in German.

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2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 4,700 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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