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Tribute to the past

August 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIPESTONE — Hundreds of Civil War re-enactors from the upper Midwest, New Mexico, Florida and Colorado will attend the Pipestone Civil War Days on Saturday and Sunday at the Hiawatha Avenue Park with the gates opening at 8 a.m. both days. 

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Area fire departments battle blazes

November 6, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Five towns respond to rural Fulda fire; 3 paged to Bigelow Township blaze
WORTHINGTON Multiple fire departments spent their Sunday afternoon cleaning trucks and equipment after a busy Saturday afternoon and evening in Nobles and Murray counties. Continue Reading

Positive attitude helps cancer battle

October 20, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Tammy Hall is now fundraising to buy digital mammography machine
WINDOM According to Tammy Hall of Windom, attitude is everything when it comes to a battle, which is why she surrounded herself with positive people when she was diagnosed with breast cancer last winter. Continue Reading

Killdeer Mountain hike to commemorate historic battle

July 27, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

Land in Dunn County that is now known as pasture and buttes was the site of a significant conflict 147 years ago. Today marks the commemoration of the battle at Killdeer Mountain.
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Dylan: ‘I’m sorry, Mom’ Police reports detail what led up to teen murder-suicide

April 27, 2011 in DL-Online

BATTLE LAKE, Minn. It seemed like a normal night despite the fighting. While there had been bickering back and forth between 17-year-old Dylan Cox and the mother of his baby, 16-year-old Tabitha Belmonte, it was nothing new. Continue Reading

Custer’s ‘Last Flag’ sold at auction for $2.2 million to private collector

December 10, 2010 in West Central Tribune

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) After spending much of the last century in storage, the only U.S. flag not captured or lost during Custer’s Last Stand at the Battle of Little Bighorn sold at auction Friday for $2.2 million.
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Little Bighorn flag up for auction in NYk today bought for $54 in 1895, now valued up to $5 million

December 10, 2010 in West Central Tribune

Frayed, torn and maybe even a little bloodstained, the only U.S. flag not captured or lost during George Armstrong Custer’s “Last Stand” at the Battle of Little Bighorn sold for $54 when it first surfaced in the 1890s. Continue Reading

Deputy: Reported contact with dog-knifing suspect false

November 12, 2010 in DL-Online

A 23-year-old from Battle Lake, Minn., accused of slitting his dog’s throat has had no contact with Denver police, and if he had, he’d have been extradited, Otter Tail County officials say. Continue Reading

Man accused of knifing dog may be in Colorado — Warrant for his arrest does not allow for extradition in animal cruelty case

November 12, 2010 in DL-Online

A 23-year-old man on the lam after being accused of felony-level animal cruelty may be in Denver, where a warrant for his arrest does not allow for extradition. Continue Reading

Video: Pipestone Civil War Days 2010

August 17, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

Re-enactors staged a Civil War-era battle between Union and Confederate troops as part of Pipestone Civil War Days, Aug. 14, 2010, but there was also 1860s music and entertainment. Even President Abraham Lincoln paid a visit to Pipestone and gave the Gettysburg Address. Continue Reading