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Native American film to air at Culture Corner

April 4, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON At 6:30 p.m. Monday, the Culture Corner will show Dakota 38, a documentary about a group of Native Americans that journeyed to the site of the Dec. 26, 1862, mass hanging in Mankato. Continue Reading

No hangings in Medora; mayor withdraws request

March 26, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

No one will swing from a gallows in Medora.
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Medora, N.D., mayor wants to build gallows, stage mock hangings

March 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Mayor Doug Ellison wants to erect a gallows on his property to stage mock hangings for tourists, and he has taken his request to the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission. “The matter was not on the agenda and they were a little taken aback,” Ellison said. “There was about five seconds of stunned silence and at first I think they thought I was joking.” Continue Reading

Medora mayor will have to wait to hang

March 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

MEDORA The jury is out on whether Mayor Doug Ellison will be hanged.
The Medora Planning and Zoning Commission tabled Ellison’s proposal to erect a gallows to stage hangings during a Tuesday evening meeting at the Medora Community Center until concerns are addressed. Continue Reading