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Column: A general’s farewell

August 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — I’ve observed many funerals over the last decade in Arlington National Cemetery’s Section 60, where war dead from Iraq and Afghanistan are buried.
Last week I went for what, God willing, was the last.
It was the burial of Harold …continue reading on

Korean War soldier identified after 63 years buried in North Dakota

July 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

JAMESTOWN — A Korean War veteran who was unaccounted for 63 years was laid to rest Thursday in a cemetery in New Rockford.
Army Cpl. Cletus R. Lies, a Bremen native who was killed at age 26 in the 1950 Battle of Chosin, was identified last year by…continue reading on

Teen dies in 3-car accident involving school bus

July 23, 2013 in The Daily Republic

ARLINGTON (AP) A 17-year-old Badger girl has died following a three-vehicle crash near Arlington that involved a school bus carrying students.
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Factory moving from Arlington to Madison after zoning dispute

November 15, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Global Polymer decided to relocate after city officials in Arlington rejected the company’s request to rezone property it bought last year from residential to industrial use.
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Honor Flight to lay wreath at Arlington

September 13, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

LUVERNE The fourth and final journey of Honor Flight Southwest Minnesota will be special in many ways, not only for the veterans and guardians, but for the staff people who have accompanied our World War II heroes on each of the journeys to Washington, D.C. Continue Reading

Troops photograph every Arlington grave

August 26, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) Night after night this summer, troops from the Army’s historic Old Guard have left their immaculately pressed dress blues, white gloves and shiny black boots at home to slip into Arlington National Cemetery in T-shirts and flip-flops to photograph each and every grave with an iPhone.

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1 person in custody in investigation at Pentagon

June 17, 2011 in INFORUM

ARLINGTON, Va. One person was taken into custody early Friday in connection with an investigation into a suspicious vehicle near the Pentagon, authorities said. Continue Reading

Arlington opens graves, finds 3 misplaced bodies

September 15, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

WASHINGTON (AP) Three people were buried in the wrong graves at Arlington National Cemetery, the Army said Wednesday as it followed up an investigation into bookkeeping problems and burial mix-ups at one of the nation’s most hallowed sites. Continue Reading

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