Category: LauraPalooza 2015

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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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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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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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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What Should I Wear?

When I’m coming into a new situation one of my first questions is “What should I wear?” LauraPalooza is a mix of academic conference and Laura Ingalls Wilder fan meet-up so you might be even more confused about what to

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You asked, We answered: Dorm Updates for Laurapalooza 2015

Thanks to your feedback we have worked with South Dakota State University to provide Laurapalooza 2015 dorm residents with extended check-in and check-out hours. Check-in at Caldwell Hall will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15 and continue until

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