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Otter Tail society slates two events

FERGUS FALLS, Minn.

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - The Otter Tail County Historical Society is presenting guest speakers this month exploring the topic of why people choose to live in the county.

- On Friday, the society will show "Northstar: Minnesota's Black Pioneers." The documentary discusses blacks' contributions to Minnesota outside of the Twin Cites area.

Otter Tail County residents mentioned in the documentary include George Bonga, Prince Honeycutt, Dred Scott, Fred McGhee and the Tate family.

DVD copies of the documentary are available for purchase in the historical society museum's gift shop.

- On March 21, Chris Schuelke, president of the historical society, will make a presentation on the county's Norwegian churches.

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Both events begin at 10 a.m. at the historical society's museum, 1110 Lincoln Ave. W., in Fergus Falls.

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