Mary Lethert Wingerd will do a reading/signing with Q & A from her book “North Country: The Making of Minnesota” and how it relates to the Dakota Conflict.


Mary Lethert Wingerd earned a PhD in history from Duke University. She is associate professor of history at St. Cloud State University, where she also directs the graduate program in public history. She is the author of two prize-winning books: Claiming the City: Politics, Faith, and the Power of Place in St. Paul (2000), which won the Urban History Prize; and North Country: The Making of Minnesota (2010), which won two Minnesota Book Awards.