2012 Media Coverage

Saberi speaks at Eagles

October 20, 2012

Pierce County Tribune

Roxana Saberi intended to write a book about Iranian culture and society from her perspective as an American of partly Iranian descent. Read more here…

Off Center

October 20, 2012

By Chris Bieri, Editor, Pierce County Tribune

I was especially impressed that the community was able to bring, with the help of native daughter Kristi Rendahl… Read more here…

Former Iranian captive Saberi to speak in Rugby

September 5, 2012

Benson County Farmers Press

Prairie Talks, a speaker series started by North Dakota native Kristi Rendahl, will feature Roxana Saberi at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7 at the Eagles Club in Rugby. Read more here…

Prairie Talks comes to Rugby

June 8, 2012

Pierce County Tribune

A new addition to the culture in Rugby is a series entitled “Prairie Talks” which is being brought to Rugby by RHS alum Kristi Rendahl. The first or inaugural talk was presented on Sunday, June 3 at the Eagles by Alan Bjerga, a journalist who has won several awards for his writing. Read more here…

Geographical center is site for Prairie Talks series

May 9, 2012

Benson County Farmers Press

Prairie Talks, a lecture series started by North Dakota native Kristi Rendahl, will host its first event on June 3, 2012 in Rugby, the geographical center of North America. Read more here…

Prairie Talks: Lecture series in Geographical Center

Alan Bjerga and Roxana Saberi are first two speakers

April 23, 2012

By Staff, Pierce County Tribune

Prairie Talks, a lecture series started by North Dakota native Kristi Rendahl, will host its first event on Sunday, June 3 in Rugby, the Geographical Center of North America.

The series was started to connect common sense people in north-central North Dakota with common sense people from all around the world. Rendahl was born and raised in Benson County, and attended school in Pierce County. Read more here…

Just a thought…

Rugby has a lot to offer

April 23, 2012

By Terri Kelly Barta, Editor, Pierce County Tribune

It never ceases to amaze me how much Rugby has to offer its residents. Not only that, but the quality of the alumni from Rugby High School and nearby schools is outstanding. Alumni continuing to live in Rugby as well as those whose careers have taken them elsewhere have their city as a priority. Read more here…