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Ku Klux Klan once widespread in Red River Valley

March 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Three mischievous fans of the Roughriders’ hockey team flouted a taboo when they recently wore hooded Ku Klux Klan robes to taunt the opposing squad. Continue Reading

Scholars: Former ND Gov. Sorlie likely was Klan sympathizer

March 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Arthur Gustave Sorlie is remembered today as the namesake for the Sorlie Memorial Bridge spanning the Red River here. Continue Reading

Red River fans dress as Ku Klux Klan for hockey game

February 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS A photo appearing to show Grand Forks Red River High School hockey fans dressed in white hoods and robes similar to those of the Ku Klux Klan surfaced on the social media site Twitter on Friday evening. Continue Reading

Judge orders meeting in KKK surgery scars case

August 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) A judge in a civil lawsuit filed by a Native American man who claims the letters KKK were carved into him following surgery at a South Dakota hospital has ordered the two sides to come together to try to come to a resolution in the case. Continue Reading

Hospital pleased with finding in surgery scar case

August 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) Officials at a Rapid City hospital say they are pleased but not surprised that state officials have found no evidence that the hospital mistreated a man who claims the letters “KKK” were carved into his chest during heart surgery. Continue Reading

Seattle lawyers allowed to join SD surgical scars case

July 31, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) A South Dakota judge is allowing three lawyers from Washington to help represent a Native American man who has filed a civil lawsuit claiming the letters KKK were carved into his stomach at a hospital.
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Lakota man sues Rapid City hospital over surgical scars

July 17, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) A lawyer for a Native American man who claims the letters KKK were carved into his stomach during surgery has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the South Dakota hospital where the operation took place, the hospital’s board of directors and others.
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Surgical scars some see as racist provoke SD march

May 23, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY Hundreds of people marched Monday in support of a man who says the letters KKK were carved into his stomach by a surgeon at a South Dakota hospital.
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