April 10, 2013 in The Daily Republic
GETTYSBURG (AP) Residents of the Gettysburg School District have overwhelmingly agreed to raise property taxes to fund a new school.
November 19, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune
The Supreme Court is poised to decide blockbuster cases about affirmative action, the constitutionality of the Voting Rights Act and, possibly, marriage equality. Let’s hope the justices remember how President Lincoln captivated the nation and helped transform the Constitution from a slaveholders’ charter to a document that affirms liberty, equality, and democracy. They should all see “Lincoln,” then reread his “perfect gem” of a speech. Continue Reading
September 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic
GETTYSBURG (AP) Authorities say father and son died in a work-related accident near Gettysburg. Continue Reading
September 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic
GETTYSBURG (AP) One person has died and another is hospitalized after a suspected gas leak at a recreation area near Gettysburg. Continue Reading
August 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic
GETTYSBURG (AP) A man drowned in Lake Oahe over the weekend after diving off a bridge near Gettysburg. Continue Reading
January 11, 2012 in West Central Tribune
The Gettysburg Address is less than 300 words in length. It can be recited in under two minutes. But Abraham Lincoln was wrong when he said in his speech that “the world will little note, nor long remember what we say here.”
In fact, it’s one of the most famous speeches in history, given to remember the 50,000 American soldiers who lost their lives at the Battle of Gettysburg. Last year marked the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, and to observe the sesquicentennial, the Willmar Public Library is hosting an Abraham Lincoln and Civil War exhibit now through Feb. 17.
November 19, 2011 in The Daily Republic
Ellefson Implement in Mitchell, one of the last single-family-owned John Deere dealerships in South Dakota, has been sold to C&B Operations, of Gettysburg. Continue Reading