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Poet, Bart Sutter enjoys working in a variety of genres. He has published poems, essays, and stories in dozens of magazines and produced nine books, the most recent of which is "Nordic Accordion: Poems in a Scandinavian Mood".

He has written for Minnesota Public Radio, has had four verse plays produced, and often performs as one-half of The Sutter Brothers, a poetry-and-music duo.

After the Zoom meeting, a recording of this program will be available on the website.

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Fall Legacy Online

42nd St Band - NOVEMBER 29 3:00 pm

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Livestream concert with some of the best jazz musicians in the area. Kathie Brekke and Russ Peterson will take you on an exciting tour of several decades of jazz with the 42nd Street Jazz Band. Request a link to the concert by emailing us at

After the concert, a link to the recording will be hosted on our website.

Fall Legacy Online

Fred Keller has a passion for Minnesota history and local stories. He is also a professional musician whose songs will connect you to a Minnesota long past, but not entirely lost.

Songs and Stories from Fred Keller, Mandolin. Recorded on Zoom October 13, 2020

Spring Legacy Online

Singer-Songwriter, Elisa Korenne, was scheduled to perform one of her song and story shows in Wadena on April 24. Since that’s not possible, we are providing a link to a program created earlier by Prairie Public called “Minnesota’s Unsung History Stories”. The hour-long program features original songs by Elisa Korenne that are focused on little-known, but historically relevant events and people throughout Minnesota. Songs including "When Feathers Flew" (about Herman Fink of Wadena).Watch them all at once or enjoy one a day. Minnesota’s Unsung History Stories by Elisa Korenne

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Multi-instrumentalist, Todd Green, is a one-man band of original music performed on more than 30 acoustic string, flute and percussion instruments from around the world. Listen to Todd Green’s Music

Minnesota Voices Online

The work of 47 regional poets was selected for Minnesota Voices celebration of National Poetry Month. A booklet containing the poems will made available by mail and online. A link will be posted on this website.