Photography by Weiler featured at CLC Gallery
"Places that Sing," photography by Carol Weiler, is the featured exhibit during regular campus hours through Dec. 15 in the Central Lakes College Gallery on the Brainerd campus.
Weiler was born in Williamsville, N.Y., and a holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Pratt Institute. She has exhibit her photography since 1981. She is also a graphic artist and Web designer, and has taught students from elementary school to college.
Olson to give Book Talk
CROSSLAKE - Jim Olson, author of "Boomer," will give a Book Talk at 1:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Crosslake Community Center.
Admission is free and refreshments will be served.
The novel, which won the Midwest Book Award for general fiction this year, tells the story of Eugene Boomer and his friends during their carefree childhood in the 1950s, the turbulent Vietnam years, the conflicts of middle age and the healing powers of the golden years.
Olson grew up in Jackson, attended Hamline University and the University of Minnesota, served as a chaplain assistant in Vietnam, and taught English and drama at Osseo High School for 30 years before retiring in 2000.
NISSWA - "Oldtimers," by Nisswa historian Carl A. Zapffe, has been reprinted by the Nisswa Area Historical Society.
The spiral-bound 168-page book chronicles Native American culture, pioneer families and the logging industry in the Nisswa area. It will be for sale for $29.95 during the Nov. 28 City of Lights festival at the Nisswa Pioneer Village. It can also be ordered by calling 963-2432.
'Pirates' chronicles Halstad hoops team
NEW YORK - Eric Bergeson's "Pirates on the Prairie," chronicling the 1952 Halstad High School Pirates basketball team, has been published by Myers House LLC.
It is the fourth book from Minnesota historian Bergeson, who holds a master's in history from the University of North Dakota. The 330-page paperback, priced at $17.95, is for sale at (800) 278-1292 and www.piratesontheprairie.com.
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