LOCAL TALK 9 December 2022
Local Talk for Friday, December 09, 2022 started with recap of the news for this week from the Ames Tribune by Dennis Hart.
Perry Little from the Ihanktonwan or Yankton Sioux Nation told about this year”s Exile Memorial Horse Ride from Lower Brule, South Dakota to Mankato Minnesota. This 278 mile, 16 day trek is in memory of thousands of native people exiled from Minnesota and forced to South Dakota in 1862. The ride ends at Mankato where 38 plus two native men were hung on December 26, 1862 for grievances concerning the War of 1862 in SW Minnesota. It is widely felt in the native nation that these men were unjustly persecuted for being Indian. Further information can be found at P.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Merry Rankin Sustainability Director for the City of Ames and Iowa State University included City of Ames Energy Services Interns, Shelby Nechkash and Grant Buresh were included with Merry. As well as introducing these two fabulous team members to listeners and reminding listeners of the City of Ames Smart Business Challenge, the upcoming Smart Business Challenge Recognition Luncheon was discussed. The luncheon will take place January 19 at Reiman Gardens. Further information is at CityOfAmes.org
Katherine MacKenzie Story County Iowa State University Extension Ag and Natural Recourses Outreach Coordinator discussed Cultivating Hope Farms 4-H club will be held December 13 at 4 pm at the Extension office. At 414 South Belle in Ames. Working on program plans for January – May.