Don Boese

John Bauer

  

A radio series produced by historian Don Boese.   Don is the author of eight books dealing with local history in Itasca County, including "John C. Greenway and the Opening of the Western Mesabi", and the main source for this series,  "Papermakers: the Blandin Paper Company and Grand Rapids, Minnesota".

Boese History Series

Nov 28, 2018
John Bauer

Northern Community Radio, KAXE 91.7, KBXE 90.5 announces local radio series about the unique history of Grand Rapids with the logging industry and the Blandin Paper Company.  Historian and producer Don Boese tells the story of how a remote wilderness outpost in the 1870s became a prosperous town with a world class paper mill. 

John Bauer

Program 73  "A Close Call": Setbacks and the High Cost of Rebuilding the Dam, 1948 - 49

A radio series produced by historian Don Boese.   Don is the author of eight books dealing with local history in Itasca County, including "John C. Greenway and the Opening of the Western Mesabi", and the main source for this series,  "Papermakers: the Blandin Paper Company and Grand Rapids, Minnesota".

John Bauer

Program 72:  Dam Break! September 3, 1948

A radio series produced by historian Don Boese.   Don is the author of eight books dealing with local history in Itasca County, including "John C. Greenway and the Opening of the Western Mesabi", and the main source for this series,  "Papermakers: the Blandin Paper Company and Grand Rapids, Minnesota".

John Bauer

Program 71:  "What Happened to the Blandin Foundation?" A Worthy First Project, 1943 - 48

A radio series produced by historian Don Boese.   Don is the author of eight books dealing with local history in Itasca County, including "John C. Greenway and the Opening of the Western Mesabi", and the main source for this series,  "Papermakers: the Blandin Paper Company and Grand Rapids, Minnesota".

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