In Touch with Prairie Living, October 2022

Posted on Mon, 10/03/2022 - 08:34am

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

My October column features a heartwarming interview with Christina (Gross) Jundt on October 14, 1998, at Rugby, ND, conducted by her first cousin, Brother Placid Gross, Assumption Abbey, Richardton, ND. Access the complete transcription here: https://hdl.handle.net/10365/31673.

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, June 2022

Posted on Wed, 06/01/2022 - 08:08am

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

The mission of the Tri-County Tourism Alliance is to organize people to preserve and promote Germans from Russia heritage and culture to enhance tourism in Emmons, Logan, and McIntosh counties. These counties in south central North Dakota are the center of German-Russian country. The Tri-County Tourism Alliance is the embodiment of the names of these three counties.

In Touch with Prairie Living, May 2022

Posted on Mon, 05/02/2022 - 11:43am

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

On November 8, 1993, I interviewed Eva (Gross) Schatz at the Marillac Manor Retirement Center in Bismarck, ND. Eva was 89 at the time of the interview. She died on April 2, 2002. I have fond memories interviewing Eva. Her heartwarming complete oral history audio and transcription are at http://hdl.handle.net/10365/14243.

In Touch with Prairie Living, November 2021

Posted on Mon, 11/01/2021 - 12:28pm

By Michael M. Miller

Thanksgiving best regards to you and your family. Let us be grateful that our ancestors immigrated to the USA, Dakota prairies, Canada, and South America, from the former German villages in South Russia. Having visited these former Bessarabian and German villages near Odessa, Ukraine, I have seen what difficult lives the people experience today.

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