ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — At age 11, Sam Wessels has already hobnobbed with a lot of important political figures — all the presidential candidates in the last two elections — but he’s quick to quash any speculation about a future in politics.
“I don’t think I’m going to be a politician when I grow up,” he offered without even being asked the question. “I’m into politics, but it’s too tough for me.”
Sam’s campaign trail stumping has all been on behalf of people with autism — people like himself. His message will reach a broader audience with the release of a documentary, “The United States of Autism,” next week. Sam and his parents are one of 20 families featured in the film.
LUVERNE — Fantastic, real good, great and awesome.
Those were the words of World War II veterans reacting to the special presentation of the Pioneer Public Television documentary on the inaugural Honor Flight Southwest Minnesota Saturday morning at the Historic Palace Theatre in Luverne.
APPLETON — In coordination with the Luverne Area Chamber of Commerce, Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce, Rock County and the Daily Globe, Pioneer Public Television will present a regional premiere of a local documentary — a tribute to our World War II veterans — titled “Honor Flight Southwest Minnesota” on Oct. 16 at the Palace Theater in Luverne.
Civil War re-enactors will be filmed next August for a documentary
PIPESTONE — Anyone who has dreamed of being a movie extra may have that chance in August — as long as they have a period costume from the Civil War.
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