Month: July 2015

One More on the Way: Fast Food

I had one more One More on the Way posts ready to go, so I decided to go ahead and share it. This will be the last of this year’s series, but I think I will work on more of

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It Takes All Kinds of People to Make a Conference

It takes all kinds of people to make a conference. LauraPalooza 2015 had a lot of help.

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LauraPalooza 2015 Evaluation

We hope you have enjoyed your time in Brookings! The conference committee wants to make sure your LauraPalooza experience is always the best it can be. Please fill out our evaluation and tell us how we did. Fill out the evaluation here. Please

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Medical Issues at the Conference

Hopefully no one will need to know this information, but after an unfortunate allergic reaction at a conference I attended a couple of years ago I wanted to be sure that everyone knew the basic medical information. The campus does

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Manchester, SD: Connected to Laura, Wiped off the Map

“Where is the claim?” Pa inquired. “It is some little distance north of Manchester,” said Ma. Manchester was a new little town, west of De Smet. –These Happy Golden Years Manchester, South Dakota, was a neighbor to De Smet, established in

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And One More on the Way: Kirk Dirt

Another post in the series of places to add on to your Laura Ingalls Wilder trip, whether you’re headed to LauraPalooza or just on your own. If you know me you know I find a lot of different things interesting.

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Directions on the SDSU Campus

This information has already come your way, but I wanted to remind everybody about where to find things on campus. You will probably come into Brookings from either the east or the west on Highway 14 aka the Laura Ingalls

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Who is Harvey Dunn?

 This year the LauraPalooza conference welcome reception will be held at the South Dakota State Art Museum. The museum got its start when Manchester born, famous artist and illustrator, Harvey Dunn donated a large collection of his prairie paintings. His collection

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WiFi at the Conference

If you’re are coming to the LauraPalooza conference the South Dakota Student Union, where almost everything will be held, has a unique system for getting on their wireless system. In the student union: 1. Select “SDSU Guest” wireless server from

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And One More on the Way: Owatanna MN

As part of our conference countdown, I’m doing a series of postings of possible places you might want to add to your Wilder conference trip. Some will be Laura related, others are just kind of neat tourist spots. Enjoy! Owatanna,

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