Government and Politics

Major recording updates were done in April 2015.



Last Name First Name Click to Hear Recording Description Click for Transcript
BEAUCHAMP DAVID 1986 Beauchamp served in the Minnesota State Legislature from 1974 to 1978. In his interview, he discusses his political experiences in local and state office, and the issues in Minnesota government during his career. 7/20/2017
BRANTNER CHARLES "CASEY" 1986 The interview focuses on Brantner's service with Clay County Board of Commissioners from 1965 to 1986, and the political issues of Clay county during this period. Transcript
DAVIES MARY 1985 Mrs. Davies has been active in the League of Women Voters since 1966 and was elected to the Moorhead City Council in 1979 and re-elected in 1983. She discusses her experiences in the League and responsibilities as an elected official.  
HOLLANDS MURYEL 1985 Mrs. Hollands discusses her husband's position as alderman and mayor of the city of Moorhead.  
INGERSOLL JOHN WILLIAM 1985 Mr. Ingersoll discusses business in Moorhead, his Black Hawk Cafe, and his involvement in local politics. 7/20/2017
INGERSOLL WAYNE 1986 Mr. Ingersoll was elected mayor of Moorhead in 1978 and served on term. He discusses his political background, duties as mayor, and issues with which he was confronted. 7/20/2017
KINGSBURY WILLIS 1985 Mr. Kingsbury has served as community development director of the city of Moorhead and director of the Red River Valley Interpretive Center. He describes his experiences as a city employee. 7/20/2017
LANNING MORRIS 1986 Mr. Lanning was elected mayor of Moorhead in 1980. He discusses his service as mayor and background in politics. Transcript
LECY EVERETT 1985 Mr. Lecy works in various capacities for the city of Moorhead from 1954 to 1985. He discusses his responsibilities as city clerk and experiences working with elected officials.  
MACLEOD MILDRED 1985 Mildred MacLeoad discusses her positions on the Moorhead City Council, State Planning Commission, and National Planning Committee. 7/20/2017
RICHARDSON KATHERINE 1985 Mrs. Richardson discusses her long interest and involvement in the Republican part. She tells of her position as one of the first presidents of the local Federation of Republican Women.  
SANDER LINDA 1985 Mrs. Sander discusses her husband's work as a produce inspector for the local area from 1927 to 1937.  
STENERSON INGEMUND T 1985 Mr. Stenerson describes his civic positions which include serving as Moorhead Public Service Commissioner an as mayor. He discusses growth and change in Moorhead.  
STORDAHL RAY 1985 Stordahl reflects on his years in Moorhead government, including his service on the City Charter Commission and Public Service Commission, and his years as mayor, 1964-1972. Transcript
WEFALD MAGNUS 1985 Wefald discusses his law practice in Hawley, Minnesota, and his service in the Minnesota State Senate for 12 years. Transcript
WELLS THORNLEY 1985 Wells reflects upon his many years in Moorhead government, including service as an alderman and as mayor. He also discusses his terms of office as a member of Clay Country Board of Commissioners. Transcript
WENSEL RUTH 1985 Mrs. Wensel discusses her many years of service on the Moorhead City Council from 1953 to 1977. 7/20/2017