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Cremation trend lifts Crookston columbaria maker

July 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

When the Universidad del Sagrado Corazón in San Juan, Puerto Rico, decided a few years ago to build a campus memorial to hold the remains of its alumni, the university turned to a firm 2,700 miles away in Crookston. Continue Reading

ASK YOUR GOVERNMENT: Cremation regulated by state law, board

May 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A reader from Thompson, N.D. wonders about the extent of state regulation for cremations. Continue Reading

Political Notebook: State Board of Funeral Service regulates crematoriums

May 26, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Dear Teri,
With the recent passing of an elderly family member, cremation was discussed as a burial option. Continue Reading

SD Senate clears way for cremation in deaths of indigent

February 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE The state Senate decided Wednesday that county commissions should have the option of cremation for indigent people who die while in their jurisdictions. Continue Reading

Bill on cremation for indigent SD residents passes

February 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) South Dakota counties could choose to cremate deceased indigents if an amended House bill becomes law. Continue Reading

Cremation becoming more common in Mitchell; Graceland Cemetery adding columbarium

October 27, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Making arrangements for people who choose to be cremated is increasingly part of operating a cemetery, according to the man in charge of Mitchell’s city graveyard. Continue Reading

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Cass County changes policy on indigent burials

September 21, 2010 in INFORUM

Cremation is now the first choice for Cass County when it comes to taking care of the indigent dead.
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