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"Hutterites: The Nine" added to book collection

The book Hutterites the Nine: Our Story to Freedom has been added to the Institute for Regional Studies Archives book collection.  The book focuses on nine former members of Hutterite colonies, from the Forest River colony in Fordville, and Hillside Colony in Manitoba, Canada. The book goes about chronicling their lives as Hutterites, and detailing their decisions to leave their communities.

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Pladson family history added to book collection

The family history book The Pladsons of Newburgh Township has been donated to the Institute for Regional Studies Archives book collection by one of its co-authors, William Teie.  Other authors were Andrew John Teie and Julie Pladson Stroh.  The book traces the family of Osten Halvorsen Pladson who came from Nes, Hallingdal, Norway.  The family settled in Newburgh Township near Hatton, North Dakota.  The book is 534 pages long and features a number of ph

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