In Touch with Prairie Living, April 2023

Posted on Mon, 04/03/2023 - 11:30am

In Touch with Prairie Living, April 2023
By Michael M. Miller

The Germans from Russia Heritage Collection, NDSU Libraries, premieres the new traveling exhibit, “Building Life and Home on the Prairie: German-Russian Homesteads of North Dakota” on April 18, 5-7pm at St. Paul’s Newman Center, Fargo, ND. This event also includes a panel discussion about the exhibit and the life of Father William C. Sherman. Please RSVP by April 7th if you plan to attend.

Building Life & Home on the Prairie: Traveling Exhibit and Panel Discussion | April 18, 2023

Posted on Tue, 03/21/2023 - 09:44am


We are excited to present the new traveling exhibit, Building Life and Home on the Prairie: German Russia Homesteads of North Dakota, highlighting the work of Father William C. Sherman, a celebrated reverend, scholar, and educator in North Dakota.

Father Sherman, a 'well-loved priest,' remembered for his important research on ethnic groups in North Dakota

Posted on Fri, 05/06/2022 - 09:10am

By Pamela Knudson
Grand Forks Herald

GRAND FORKS – Father William Sherman, well-known and beloved parish priest who led St. Michael’s Catholic Church for 27 years, died Wednesday afternoon, May 4, at Valley Living Center. He was 94....

Father Phillip Ackerman, of Holy Cross Catholic Church, West Fargo, served as an associate pastor with Sherman from 1980 to 1984 at St. Michael’s Church.

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