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JFK visited Corn Palace

November 23, 2013 in Uncategorized

Friday marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy.
 
Three years prior to his death, the then-senator and presidential candidate made his only stop in Mitchell at the Corn Palace, with friend and supp…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

EPP: Mine or manufactured, memories of JFK’s death part of the rain of sorrow

November 22, 2013 in Uncategorized

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Northern Plains News

John F. Kennedy retrospectives in…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

EPP: Mine or manufactured, memories of JFK’s death part of the rain of sorrow

November 22, 2013 in Uncategorized

[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_preview","fid":"383358","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"180","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"180"}}]]  By Todd Epp

Northern Plains News

John F. Kennedy retrospectives in…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

GUEBERT: 50 years and no forgetting JFK

November 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_original","fid":"382939","attributes":{"alt":"Alan Guebert, Syndicated Columnist","class":"media-image","height":"236","title":"","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"170"}}]]  Like most Americans of 1955 or so vin…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

50 years later, Remembering JFK: TH man recalls role in Kennedy funeral

November 15, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

In 2001, Mike and Diane Holbeck of Two Harbors planned a trip to Washington, D.C. Mike, a history buff, was looking forward to seeing all of the museums and returning to the city he had last seen in the 1960s. Continue Reading

Ceremony marks 50 years since JFK dedicated Oahe Dam

August 18, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE Exactly 50 years after President John F. Kennedy dedicated the Oahe Dam, several hundred people gathered at the same spot Friday to marvel at how much the massive dam has changed life along the Missouri River. Continue Reading

Santorum calls for wider role for religion in public policy

February 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Speaking to a suburban Detroit chamber of commerce, Santorum said the interpretation of the Constitution’s freedom of religion provision has been “turned on its head,” and offered his own. “I’m for separation of church and state: The state has no business telling the church what do to,” the former Pennsylvania senator said. Continue Reading

Last secret tapes from JFK library a window into president’s final months

January 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The tapes include discussions of conflict in Vietnam, Soviet relations and the race to space, plans for the 1964 Democratic Convention and re-election strategy. There also are moments with John F. Kennedy’s children. Continue Reading

R. Sargent Shriver remembered for heritage, hugs

January 22, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

R. Sargent Shriver, who fulfilled his brother-in-law John F. Kennedy’s campaign promise by starting the Peace Corps, developed the aid organization into an international force. He also was George McGovern’s running mate in the 1972 Democratic Party’s bid for the presidency. Philanthropists and politicians who have worked to help others through charities were among hundreds honoring Shriver at a funeral Mass at Our Lady of Mercy Parish, the Shriver family’s church in Potomac, Md. Continue Reading

History Channel pulls plug on already completed Kennedy project

January 8, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A controversial miniseries on the Kennedy family will not air on the History Channel because the completed multimillion dollar project does not fit the “History brand,” the network said. Continue Reading