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The Bukovina Society in the News

This page contains links to News media articles about the Bukovina Society or about Bukovina/Genealogy related activities by our members. Whenever possible, copies of the articles will be stored on the Bukovina website.


Multiple Dates

Bukovina Society of the Americas News published in:

The Hays Daily News, 507 Main St., Hays, KS 67601  -  Ph: 785-628-1081 or 800-657-6017

January/February 2005

Bukovina Society of the Americas - Brief History of Germans from Bukovina and Immigration to America - by Oren Windholz, President - Publ. in DANK German-American Journal Jan-Feb 2005

December 27, 2004

Bukovina Society Life-member Min Hamann Steininger celebrates her 95th birthday at St. John United Church of Christ in Naperville, Illinois - December 2004
  • Born in 1909 in Mitoka-Dragomirna, Bukovina, Min Hamann Steininger immigrated to Naperville, Illinois in 1910 with her parents. 

August 13, 2002

The West begins near the beautiful Bush ranch, too - Bud Kennedy commentary in DFW, Texas Telegram - August 13, 2002
  • Van Massirer, Crawford, TX neighbor to President George W. and First Lady Laura Bush,  interviewed about his repair work to Canaan Church, near the Bush ranch.


Hays Daily News, Front Page July 21, 1996

July 21, 1996

Bukovina Germans Help trace heritage - Hays Daily News - July 21, 1996
  • Ellis man wants to keep 200 years of history alive for others
  • Chance encounter leads to information on woman's family

Published in the Hays Daily News as coverage of Bukovinafest 1996 in Ellis and Hays, Kansas


July 1992

Bukovina Society Promotes Recognition of a German Group which settled in Western Kansas - Kansas Country Living - July 1992
  • Ellis, Kansas is home of Bukovina Society of the Americas

June 13, 1991

Bukovina Society Gets New Headquarters - Ellis county Star - June 6, 1991
  • Former First Congregational Church building in Ellis designated as new Bukovina Society Headquarters

Published in the Ellis County Star, Ellis, KS


June 6, 1991

Bukowina heritage bridges the miles - Ellis Review - June 6, 1991
  • Ellis Delegation visits fellow Bukovina descendants in Canada

Published in the Ellis Review, Ellis, KS


July 15, 1990

Bukovinans trace roots, meet distant relatives - Hays Daily News - July 15, 1990
  • John Aust Losee, great-grandson of 1886 Bukovina to Ellis, KS immigrant returns to Ellis to trace his roots

Published in the Hays Daily News, Hays, KS


July 8, 1990

Freedom in Eastern Europe helps trace heritage - Hays Daily News - July 8, 1990
  • Program for  Second Annual Meeting of Society announced
  • Some Bukovina Church records to be available for research

Published in the Hays Daily News, Hays, KS


August 10, 1989

Bukovina Society Board Announces Plans for 1990 Festival
  • Board Members pictured with article

Published in the Ellis Review, Ellis, KS


June 19, 1989

Windholz travels to West Germany - Ellis Review - June 19, 1989
  • Attends 40th Anniversary meeting of Bukovina Kongress in Augsburg

Published in the Ellis Review, Ellis, KS

  September 28, 1988 Bukovinan Germans also represented in area - Hays Daily News - Sept. 28, 1988
  • Paul Polansky-Schneller talks about Bukovina at St. Mary, Ellis, KS

Published in the Hays Daily News, Hays, KS



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