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Column: The real fight is among Democrats

December 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Old habits die hard. The media are so enamored of the continuing (and largely contrived) story about the great Republican civil war that they fail to appreciate that the real internecine fight is being waged on the other side of the ai…continue reading on

Zwart to speak at lunch program

September 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIPESTONE — Judy Zwart of Edgerton will be the speaker at the Pipestone County Museum’s Brown Bag Lunch program at noon Sept. 18
Zwart began quilting with Civil War reproduction fabric and became intrigued by the history of the fabric itself —…continue reading on

LETTER: Should we take down Old Glory, too?

May 10, 2013 in The Daily Republic

I suppose if a couple of Lakota or Arapahoe veterans were to complain of the atrocities committed under Old Glory, Rep. Noem would be willing to take IT down, too? Continue Reading

LETTER: Confederate flags should have stayed

May 10, 2013 in The Daily Republic

I am very upset over the Confederate flag removal.
I agree 100 percent with Bruce Gillam Sr., and certainly not with the editorials that have been in your paper. Continue Reading

Civil War artifact pokes through Moorhead remodeling project

January 31, 2013 in DL-Online

Denman Weis was doing remodeling work in his south Moorhead home last week when he stumbled upon a piece of American history. Continue Reading

Rounds donates Civil War-era rifle to Culteral Heritage Center

January 21, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The Model 1861 Springfield rifle was used by the former governor’s great-great-grandfather, Leopold Joseph Balza. Continue Reading

Red Cross: Syria conflict a civil war

July 15, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

U.N. implicates President Assad’s forces in the assault
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) Syria’s 16-month bloodbath crossed an important symbolic threshold Sunday as the international Red Cross formally declared the conflict a civil war, a status with implications for potential war crimes prosecutions. Continue Reading

Civil War veteran recognized

May 15, 2012 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

A Hewitt civil war soldier’s previously unmarked grave finally received a government issue Civil War memorial, more than 90 years after his death. Continue Reading

Minn. Civil War soldier to honored with marker

May 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A Civil War soldier from Minnesota will be honored with a marker placed on his grave. Continue Reading

Tombstone finally marks Civil War veteran’s grave in Yankton

September 12, 2011 in The Daily Republic

YANKTON (AP) A Civil War veteran from South Dakota who died in obscurity more than a century ago has received an official military send-off.
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