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Crazy Horse sculpture matriarch, Ruth Ziolkowski, dies

May 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Carson Walker

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Ruth Ziolkowski, who carried on her late husband’s dream of honoring Native Americans by carving the massive likeness of warrior Crazy Horse into the Black Hills in South Dakota, has died. She was 87.

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T. Denny Sanford pledges $10M to Crazy Horse carving

December 13, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Dirk Lammers

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota philanthropist T. Denny Sanford has pledged a $10 million matching gift to accelerate work on the mammoth Crazy Horse Memorial mountain carving in South Dakota’s Black Hills, the memorial announc…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

T. Denny Sanford pledges $10M to Crazy Horse carving

December 13, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Dirk Lammers

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota philanthropist T. Denny Sanford has pledged a $10 million matching gift to accelerate work on the mammoth Crazy Horse Memorial mountain carving in South Dakota’s Black Hills, the memorial announc…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Blasts at Crazy Horse mountain carving honor vets

November 12, 2013 in Uncategorized

CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL (AP) — Two blasts at the Crazy Horse Memorial mountain carving have paid tribute to military veterans.

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Crazy Horse to celebrate Native American Day

October 7, 2013 in Uncategorized

CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL (AP) — The Crazy Horse Memorial plans to observe Native American Day on Oct. 14 with a weather-permitting mountain blast, a buffalo stew lunch and the season’s final lighting of a special effects laserand-light show on the mo…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Crazy Horse blast commemorates 65th anniversary

June 5, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The Crazy Horse Memorial on Tuesday commemorated the 65th anniversary of the monument’s dedication and the 15th anniversary of the completion of the warrior’s face with a 654-ton morning blast.
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Crazy Horse blast commemorates 65th anniversary

June 4, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) The mammoth Crazy Horse mountain carving in South Dakota’s Black Hills is commemorating the 65th anniversary of the monument’s dedication with a morning blast.
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Crazy Horse commemorates 65th anniversary

June 3, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Monday marks the 65th anniversary of the dedication of the Crazy Horse Memorial and the first mountain blast.
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First day of Crazy Horse hike draws 4,400 people

June 3, 2013 in The Daily Republic

CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL (AP) More than 4,000 people hiked to the top of the Crazy Horse Memorial on the first day of this year’s annual Volksmarch at the huge mountain carving in the Black Hills.
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Crazy Horse Volksmarch set for this weekend

May 28, 2013 in The Daily Republic

CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL (AP) This year’s Crazy Horse Volksmarch is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday at the huge mountain carving.
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