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Prairie History Guild Program to Host Program

12/11/2006
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MITCHELL, S.D. – The Prairie History Guild Series is will present its monthly program on Monday, December 11 at 7:00 p.m. at the Dakota Discovery Museum. This month’s program will feature local historian, Lyle Swenson speaking on the History of Law Enforcement in Davison County, SD. Swenson, a retired county sheriff and retired US Marshall will talk about the colorful history of past county law enforcement agents and the intriguing crimes they investigated in Davison County. The Prairie History Guild program hosts monthly presentations of video or live speakers on the history, cultural make-up and diversified changes the upper Great Plains experienced, from the life and culture of the Native Americans through the Great Depression. Next month’s program will feature the film American Ace: The Joe Foss Story which looks at the life and time of this South Dakota hero. The group meets in the Thomsen Auditorium of the Dakota Discovery Museum the second Monday of each month, at 7:00 PM on the campus of Dakota Wesleyan University, 1300 McGovern Avenue. The Prairie History Guild programs are made possible by a Speakers Bureau grant from the South Dakota Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. They are open to the public and free of charge. For more information call 996-2122. -30- www.dakotadiscovery.com