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LIW Birthday Celebrations Across the Country.

Help celebrate the 150 th anniversary of the birth of Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the beloved Little House series of books at these Libraries. Laura was born on Feb 7, 1867. Laura enthusiast, Judy Green will bring Laura and

Posted in 150 Years of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Announcements, Uncategorized

LAURAPALOOZA 2017
Little Houses, Mighty Legacy: Celebrating 150 Years of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Announcing LauraPalooza 2017  Little Houses, Mighty Legacy: Celebrating 150 Years of Laura Ingalls Wilder The Laura Ingalls Wilder Legacy and Research Association is pleased to sponsor the fourth LauraPalooza conference, to be held at the University Plaza Hotel in Springfield,

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Posted in 150 Years of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Announcements, Laura's Legacy, LauraPalooza 2017, Mansfield

Preserving the Legacy Through Unwavering Support

Have you ever been the lucky winner of an item at one of the Laurapalooza Auctions?  Ever wondered where the money raised by these auctions goes?  Do you know how the Laura Ingalls Wilder Legacy and Research Association actually supports

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Posted in Administrivia, Announcements, Crafting, Cultural Impact, De Smet -- General, De Smet -- LIWMS, Homesites, Museums and Attractions, Laura's Legacy, LauraPalooza 2010: Legacies, LauraPalooza 2012, LauraPalooza 2015, Little House in the News, LIW-Related Items, LIWLRA Communication, Mansfield, People, Uncategorized

Smile! Laura is on Amazon

Amazon Smile Amazon has created a program where if you go in through Amazon smile instead of straight a small percentage of every purchase (taken off Amazon’s share – the price you pay won’t increase) and donate it to your

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Posted in Announcements, Burr Oak, De Smet -- General, De Smet -- LIWMS, Malone, Mansfield, Walnut Grove

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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Posted in Administrivia, Announcements, LauraPalooza 2015

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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Posted in Administrivia, Announcements, LauraPalooza 2015

Registration Materials Are Ready!

An email with a link to registration materials for LauraPalooza 2015 (also available here) has been sent to all who registered for the conference. If you don’t see an email from the LIWLRA within the next few hours, check your

Posted in Administrivia, Announcements, LauraPalooza 2015

Going to LauraPalooza? Read This, Please!

Some last-minute, important details for those planning to attend LauraPalooza 2015.

Posted in Administrivia, Announcements, LauraPalooza 2015

Are You Ready for the Silent Auction?

The second Silent Auction of Laura Ingalls Wilder-related items will be taking place at LauraPalooza 2015. Here’s all you need to know in order to donate—or bid for your own treasures.

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Single Day Registration for LauraPalooza 2015 Now Open

If you’ve been holding off on registering for the conference because you can’t come the full time – Good News! The option of registering by the day (Thursday or Friday) is now open on the site. They’ve been added to

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