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USD hosting exhibition about Janklow

February 18, 2013 in The Daily Republic

VERMILLION (AP) The University of South Dakota is hosting an exhibition showcasing documents and materials belonging to former Gov. Bill Janklow. Janklow died in January 2012 at age 72 from brain cancer.
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Janklow Archives have wide scope

January 15, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Collected information will date back to former governor’s public defender days.
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Augustana College center to enhance art, archives

November 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) The Center for Western Studies on the Augustana College campus in Sioux Falls is wrapping up a five-year effort to raise money for its archives and library, art program and educational exhibits.
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SD Historical Society-Archives gets $57,120 grant

August 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE The South Dakota State Historical Society-Archives recently was awarded a $57,120 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, a division of the National Archives and Records Administration. Continue Reading

USD establishes funds to memorialize late Gov. Janklow

July 19, 2012 in The Daily Republic

VERMILLION (AP) The University of South Dakota Foundation has established two memorial funds in the name of former South Dakota Gov. Bill Janklow.
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Days Gone By 1912: 1912: RUTHLESS PRICE CUTTING KNIFE MAKES LOCAL MERCHANDISE CRY FOR MERCY

April 4, 2012 in Park Rapids Enterprise

100 years ago (1912)
March 25, 1912
An announcement was made in the papers last week that there would be something doing at the Cooperative Store soon. The dates have been set for the sale to begin Friday, March 26, 1912, and continuing unabated for 10 solid days. Continue Reading

Days Gone By 1912: FIRE BURNS M.M. LORING’S STORE, POST OFFICE

March 14, 2012 in Park Rapids Enterprise

100 years ago (1912)
Jan. 18, 1912
Fire last week at Hubbard: M.M. Loring’s store, post office burn
On Thursday last the store and post office owned by M.M. Loring was burned. Continue Reading

DAYS GONE BY 1962: Mystery hole in Eagle Lake prompts search for unknown objecr

February 29, 2012 in Park Rapids Enterprise

EAGLE LAKE HOLE MYSTERY REMAINS UNSOLVED
Another probe planned when ice goes out
Sunday was not a good day for area residents who like to see mysteries solved in a hurry. Continue Reading

DAYS GONE BY: 1962: LUNKER NORTHERN SPEARED ON ISLAND LAKE

February 1, 2012 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Excerpts taken from the Park Rapids Enterprise. These entries are taken verbatim to preserve the flavor of the stories. That includes spelling errors and often, missing names. Continue Reading

Days Gone By :1911: AREA’S TOURISM TOUTED IN MINNEAPOLIS TRIBUNE

December 24, 2011 in Park Rapids Enterprise

100 years ago
Oct. 19, 1911
Commercial Club has arranged for advertising
One page in Minneapolis Tribune Secured.
Entire Page will be Devoted to Advertising Park Rapids as a Summer Resort. Continue Reading