In Touch with Prairie Living, August 2022

Posted on Mon, 08/01/2022 - 08:29am

In Touch with Prairie Living, August 2022
By Michael M. Miller

The Northwest Blade, Eureka, SD, published a wonderful article in August 2020, “Granddaughter keeps grandmother’s precious chamomile seeds,” by Cindy Schumacher. Cindy wrote about the experiences of Judy Hooff. Judy was a resident of Eureka, founded in 1887, once called the “Breadbasket of the World” for its many wheat elevators and the trains that transported the grain to the rest of the country.

In Touch with Prairie Living, July 2022

Posted on Thu, 06/30/2022 - 10:05am

In Touch with Prairie Living, July 2022
By Michael M. Miller

I look forward to visiting the Eureka Pioneer Museum on July 13 with a bus tour traveling from Aberdeen, SD, during the 51st Germans from Russia Heritage Society Convention, July 13-16. I will also attend the 53rd American Historical Society of Germans from Russia Convention, July 27-30, in Lincoln, NE.

In Touch with Prairie Living, April 2021

Posted on Thu, 04/01/2021 - 08:52am

Our Germans from Russia community has lost one of its shining stars, Eugene Weidenbach, Scotland, South Dakota, born December 17, 1920, and died February 27, 2021. Elizabeth Weidenbach Peterson, a granddaughter, wrote for his 100th birthday on December 17, 2020, “Our grandpa is the cornerstone of our family and has taught us about hard work and the importance of family.”

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