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Fired chief cleared of child abuse allegations: ‘I’d love my job back’

December 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

LINCOLN –The fired police chief of this city near Bismarck said Monday he’s keeping his options open after being cleared of child abuse allegations made by his wife in September.

“I’d love my job back,” Marcel Sim said Monday.

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Fired chief cleared of child abuse allegations: ‘I’d love my job back’

December 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

LINCOLN –The fired police chief of this city near Bismarck said Monday he’s keeping his options open after being cleared of child abuse allegations made by his wife in September.

“I’d love my job back,” Marcel Sim said Monday.

Lincoln…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND man pleads not guilty in deadly domestic spat

July 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A Lincoln man accused of stabbing his brother’s fiancee and holding her against her will during a domestic dispute that left his mother dead has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and felonious restraint. Continue Reading

Image: Farmers need spring break, too

March 13, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

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COLUMN: Lincoln’s perfect gem recalled today, the 149th anniversary of Gettysburg Address

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

Buyer found for former Lincoln school building in Willmar, Minn.

October 17, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The Willmar School District has approved an offer to sell the empty Lincoln School building for $21,000.
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Offers for Willmar, Minn., school building may prevent its demolition

October 8, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The threat to tear down Lincoln Elementary School appears to have spurred some interest among potential buyers.
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Lincoln school building in Willmar, Minn., may be demolished

September 19, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR After generating little interest in three years on the market, the former Lincoln Elementary School in Willmar may be nearing its last days.
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Living history: Taylor’s ancestor played role in 1862 U.S.-Dakota Conflict

August 24, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

FLANDREAU, S.D. When Myron Taylor encountered an Abraham Lincoln impersonator a few years back at Pipestone’s Civil War Days, the two men had a lot to discuss. Myron is a direct descendant of one of the Native Americans the real Lincoln pardoned in the wake of the Dakota Conflict of 1862.
“I felt bad, because I’m confined to a wheelchair, and you’re supposed to stand in the presence of the president, don’t you?” recalled Myron about the meeting, adding that a friend later told him that “Mr. Lincoln said one of the most powerful moments he’d had was meeting a real survivor (of the pardon).” Continue Reading

PRESIDENTS DAY: Area has several places named for chief executives

February 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Consider James K. Polk. Not many people do. The 11th president served from 1845 to 1849, kept his promise to serve one term and then died of cholera three months after leaving office. On the second-to-last day of his term, he signed the act creating the Minnesota Territory, and for that, he got his name on one of the state’s 87 counties. Continue Reading