Kate Roberts

My name is Kate Roberts, and I will start by saying that I think I was born loving history. I am a native of Alabama and lived in Colorado for some years before moving to Minnesota twenty-four years ago, and yes, I still have my Southern accent. I have two

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Ken Rossow

Ken Rossow grew up on a family farm near Windom, Minnesota. He is a retired banker (35 years at the Nicollet County Bank). In addition, he has been active in many local and area organizations (past and present), including the St. Peter Area Chamber of Commerce, St. Peter Planning and

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Dana Melius

Dana grew up in the Winthrop community as part of a then-vibrant small town. Little did he know that he would return to that Sibley County town of 1,400 people to raise six kids with his late wife, Kim, who died in 2015. From 1980 through 1986, Dana owned and

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Jessica Becker

Jessica was born and raised on a farm in rural Madelia, Minnesota. After graduating high school with honors, she attended Minnesota State University, Mankato, working toward a history degree. While there, Jessica was an avid music student and participated in History Club activities. She graduated with her Bachelor of Arts

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Erica Smith

My name is Erica Smith and I work at the Treaty Site History Center on weekends as a Museum Assistant. I’m originally from Windom, MN and I currently live and work in Mankato. I obtained a Bachelor of Arts in history from Minnesota State University, Mankato in 2009. I’ve always

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Kate Martens

Growing up in Montana and South Dakota, Kate was raised with an enthusiasm for history and learning from the past. Family trips included ghost towns, monuments, battlefields, and buffalo jumps. This all fed into her insatiable reading of anything history–from archaeology to biographies to world-changing events. Of particular interest was

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