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Soup’s On!

Click on blue type to go to links with additional information. Once upon a time in the pre-digital age people bought things called cookbooks. Then and now, the best cookbooks reflect local tastes, trends, and available food resources. Almost twenty years ago the Ephraim Historical Foundation published such a cookbook during its sesquicentennial year in …

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Chief Simon Kahquados: Potawatomi Leader in Changing Times

Ninety years ago Potawatomi Elder Kakanissiga died about 70 miles northwest of Marinette, Wisconsin. He was a timber cruiser by trade who dedicated his life to bettering the conditions of his people. If you’ve cruised into north entrance of Peninsula State Park, you’ve driven by his gravesite. Many remember him as Chief Simon Onanguisse Kahquados. …

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Anton Amundson

In 1924, Ephraim crowned Anton Amundson “The Champion Fisherman.” Amundson, his friends observed, had become captivated over the years with the “finned tribe … If he ever opens his mouth, it is to emit a low and sage remark on the state of the fishing weather.” Amundson’s pals continued, “He has committed assault and battery …

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