Featuring the Rural Economic Development Roundtable
held in Plainview, Minnesota, on December 1, 2015.
With Rochester and Mayo Clinic’s Destination Medical Center promising to alter the dynamics of small communities throughout southeast Minnesota, four individuals active in growing sustainable rural economies weigh-in on a wide range of issues.
Dean Harrington, Sheila Kiscaden, Gary Smith and John Torgrimson drill deep into the many issues affecting sustainable rural economic development.
Contributors: Sheila Kiscaden. John Torgrimson. Gary Smith. Dean Harrington. Dan Munson. Roger C. Morris. Judi Bergen. Merle Hanson. Larry Johnson. John MacLean. Arnetta L. Lane. Andy Roberts. Sean Lause. Mark Metzler. Ron Hardy. Molly McDonald. Tom Farrell. Tom Driscoll.
Lanesboro. Shipwreckt Books Publishing Company is proud to introduce readers to the first issue of Lost Lake Folk Opera magazine. The arts heartbeat and journalistic pulse of rural Mid-America is available in stores and online now!
LLFO V1-N1 features a close look at LAC’s John Davis through our special Folk Opera Glasses. John talks about the Arts Campus vision being realized right now in Lanesboro.
A post-Romantic lyric clipped from Commonweal resident artist Scott Dixon‘s play, A Midnight Dreary.
Stunning photography by David Tacke.
Enjoy poems – wild geese on iron wings – by Robert Morris, Haley Thompson, Jon Welsh, Anne Barngrover & Eddy J.Rathke.
Mind-bending fiction from Mary Lewis, Solveig Blegen & Lisa Lundquist.
A bramble of essays knitted by Shipwreckt authors Pixie Youngdahl & Nancy Overcott, PLUS an operatic duet, The Nuterator, by Peggy Hanson & Frank Wright.
And Folk Opera editor, Tom Driscoll, digs behind the Dam Mystery of Lost Lake, and offers as well his humble opinion about Opinion.
Guilty literary, graphic and journalistic pleasures from folks you probably thought you knew.