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Child vandals damage Round Lake Cemetery

July 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

ROUND LAKE — Holle Spessard used a child-sized broom and a bucket of soapy water to clean up the headstone marking the grave of her infant son, Declan, Tuesday morning at Round Lake Cemetery, removing the remnants of destruction caused by a trio of …continue reading on

Land swap to preserve Stanley Co. pioneer cemetery

June 6, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The unmarked Meers town site cemetery is in the middle of farmland owned by Fargo, N.D.-based RDO Equipment Co.
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Stanley County working with ND company to save cemetery

May 17, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The largely unmarked Meers cemetery sits in the middle of a sea of corporate cropland on what was once the McQuiston Ranch. Continue Reading

2 families battling over Deadwood burial plot

April 18, 2013 in The Daily Republic

DEADWOOD (AP) Two families are battling over a burial plot in a Deadwood cemetery and the City Commission is caught in between.
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Pioneer cemeteries fall under plow’s threat

January 5, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

A small grove of trees at the Boerner family cemetery is gone. When investigators got a search warrant they found evidence of what Minnesota’s state archeologist says is a growing concern, the destruction after years of abandonment of one of the state’s thousands of small cemeteries. Continue Reading

Much of old cemetery in Lead in disarray

October 8, 2012 in The Daily Republic

LEAD (AP) Much of the century-old West Lead Cemetery has fallen into disarray, with thick patches of weeds, half-toppled headstones, mossy concrete and deteriorated retaining walls.
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VA to pay for veterans cemetery at Pine Ridge

September 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PINE RIDGE (AP) The Department of Veterans Affairs has approved the creation of a new tribal veterans’ cemetery on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation with a multimillion grant, the Oglala Sioux Tribe has announced.
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Cemetery for tribal veterans at Mission nears completion

September 18, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) Construction is ahead of schedule for a cemetery for military veterans who are members of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, and the project should be completed in the next two months, the project’s construction manager said.
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Audit: No pattern of misburials at Rapid City cemetery

August 28, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) A new report shows there is no pattern of caskets being buried in the wrong place at a city-owned cemetery in Rapid City.
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Fixing up Fairview

August 12, 2012 in West Central Tribune

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