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Trundlebed Tales host Sarah S. Uthoff will look at Laura Ingalls Wilder and other classic children's literature and social history including historic foodways and one-room schools.

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Join host Sarah S. Uthoff as she interviews Prof. Julie Williams about Carrie Ingalls Swanzey and her life as a journalist on the frontier. Williams has done more work on this period of Swanzey's life than anyone else I've found... more

Join us for an update of Laura Ingalls Wilder events in November 2011.

Join host Sarah Uthoff as she interviews Sherrie Hansen author and keeper of the Blue Belle Inn Bed and Breakfast in St. Ansgar, Iowa. We'll talk about visiting bed and breakfasts, what to expect, and how to get the most out of the... more

Tonight we talk about how 19th Century people would adjust their houses as they move into a new season.

Join us as we talk about one of the less known Laura Ingalls Wilder sites, Spring Valley, Minnesota. We're going to talk about both the history of the connection and what you can see in Spring Valley today. We'll talk to Julie Mlinar and... more

An update on what's going on in Laura Ingalls Wilder fandom during October 2011.

Iowa historian and author Paul Juhl joins us as we talk about Abraham Lincoln's family connection to Iowa and the important role of Mt. Pleasant statesman James Harlan played in shaping this country.

Join host Sarah S. Uthoff as she interviews avid baseball fan and collector Jen Paulsen Uthoff about the hits and misses of attending a professional baseball game.

Day 2 of my trip to Laura Ingalls Wilder Days in Pepin, Wisconsin.

Join our roving reporter Sarah S. Uthoff as she gets to Pepin, Wisconisn for Laura Ingalls Wilder Days.