Column: Recalling a remarkable regional woman

January 10, 2014 at 10:06 pm in Uncategorized

By Ray Crippen

WORTHINGTON — We have talked now and again about how young is this land of ours, these far reaches of Minnesota and Iowa.
I knew Bessie Whelan. Bessie lived at 1112 Grand Ave. for decades. Bessie knew Emma Randall Lawrence and Em…continue reading on