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Sons of Norway Stavanger Lodge to celebrate 40th anniversary

September 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WINDOM — The Sons of Norway Stavanger Lodge will host a special meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Cottonwood County Historical Society Museum, located at 812 Fourth Ave. in Windom. This meeting will celebrate the 40th anniversary of th…continue reading on dglobe.com

Benson: Stalin and Khrushchev’s Great Purge

September 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

Although President Barack Obama has ordered airstrikes on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Pentagon is saying that “further strikes are needed in both Iraq and Syria to stop the militants from regrouping.” Then, from the Red Square…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

BACK IN TIME: Corn Palace Week 1942

September 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

This photo was taken during Corn Palace week in 1942 looking north on Main Street. Only Way Cleaners was located at 503 N. Main St., now trudy david’s Gift Shop. Kowall Tire Service was at 505 N. Main St. Mitchell Monument Works owned by W.P. Holle…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

BACK IN TIME: Corn Palace Week 1942

September 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

This photo was taken during Corn Palace week in 1942 looking north on Main Street. Only Way Cleaners was located at 503 N. Main St., now trudy david’s Gift Shop. Kowall Tire Service was at 505 N. Main St. Mitchell Monument Works owned by W.P. Holle…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Civil Air Patrol veteran to be honored with Congressional Gold Medal

September 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARMINGTON — If you ever want to get Thomas O’Connor involved in something, you might be well advised to start by convincing his friends.

When the Farmington resident joined the Civil Air Patrol in 1942 as part of the first cadet squadron nati…continue reading on dglobe.com

Portraits and landscapes

September 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Born in pre-war Vietnam, Liat Smestad has spent most of her life in urban Chicago.

But she also feels a connection to Worthington. It’s the hometown of her husband, Jim Smestad, Worthington High School Class of 1947.
“It was t…continue reading on dglobe.com

Hudson, Wychor return to KTD

September 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — It’s a command performance, of sorts.

The last time Lew Hudson and Jim Wychor assumed speaking duties for King Turkey Day was 2005, and their presentation was a literal washout.
It rained. It poured. The parade and Great Gobbler…continue reading on dglobe.com

Hudson, Wychor return to KTD

September 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — It’s a command performance, of sorts.

The last time Lew Hudson and Jim Wychor assumed speaking duties for King Turkey Day was 2005, and their presentation was a literal washout.
It rained. It poured. The parade and Great Gobbler…continue reading on dglobe.com

Janklow Papers collection to be posted online

August 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

VERMILLION (AP) — A collection of records spanning the political career of former Gov. Bill Janklow will be made public via the Internet later this year, the University of South Dakota announced.

The Janklow Papers collection includes almost 5…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

MERCER: SD senator led Congress to Labor Day

August 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Remember James Kyle?

He was South Dakota’s most improbable U.S. senator. Officially an independent, he served his first term with the Democrats and his second with the Republicans.

During that first term, Kyle sponsored the federal la…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com