This preview of the 50th anniversary of Story City’s Scandinavian Days included a lot of local history with Mayor Mike Jensen and host Paul Wierson as they talked with Story City's own poet laureates, the Benson Brothers. Barry and Steve Benson will be at the Bertha Bartlett Public Library, 503 Broad Street in Story City on Saturday, June 6 at 2:00 PM, to read from their newest book, "Poems by the Skunk River Valley Boys." They discussed what makes a good poem and how they have succeeded in the very competitive market of poetry publication.
Co-host Susan Franzen played a recording of last year's kumla eating contest and a couple of songs from "The Little Shop of Horrors," the comedy, horror, Rock musical being produced by the Judge Story Theatrical Troupe at the Story City Grand Opera House.
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Originally broadcast 06/03/2015
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