Stateside
4:12 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

How would Laura Ingalls Wilder describe this year’s winter?

How would Laura Ingalls Wilder describe the winter of 1880-81, when blizzard after blizzard pounded the settlement town of DeSmet, in what was then Dakota Territory?

National Weather Service meteorologist and climatologist Barbara Mayes Boustead joins us today to put that long, difficult winter into perspective.