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No pledge mandate for Sioux Falls high schools

November 13, 2013 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Middle school students in Sioux Falls will be required to recite the Pledge of Allegiance on a daily basis, but that mandate will not be expanded to high school students. That’s upsetting to some military veterans.

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No pledge mandate for Sioux Falls high schools

November 13, 2013 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Middle school students in Sioux Falls will be required to recite the Pledge of Allegiance on a daily basis, but that mandate will not be expanded to high school students. That’s upsetting to some military veterans.

Army vete…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Retiring the flag

October 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Boy Scout Pack 35 retires the flag that flies above The Dickinson Press on Wednesday. Continue Reading

Flag likely from Custer’s Last Stand housed in SD

July 5, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The South Dakota State Historical Society is in possession of a guidon a swallow-tailed flag carried by individual companies in a regiment that most likely is from the Battle of the Little Bighorn, popularly known as Custer’s Last Stand.
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In memory of

May 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Old Glory blows in the breeze in Dickinson at dozens of gravesites of deceased veterans of the U.S. military, remembered during Monday’s observance of Memorial Day. Continue Reading

Dickinson vet honors deceased vets

May 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Four grave markers in the Dickinson Cemetery serve as memorials to veterans who were killed in action during World War II, though their remains were never recovered. It’s their memory that counts to Vietnam veteran Brian Benesh, who has placed miniature American flags on their grave markers, as well as those of nearly 860 others for Memorial Day. Continue Reading

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

Special flag arrives at Silver Creek Early Learning Center

May 2, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

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Flags flown at half- staff to honor bombing victims

April 17, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

As a sign of respect for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, Governor Mark Dayton has signed a proclamation ordering all flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the state of Minnesota until sunset on Saturday, April 20. Continue Reading