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Korean War soldier identified after 63 years buried in North Dakota

July 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

JAMESTOWN — A Korean War veteran who was unaccounted for 63 years was laid to rest Thursday in a cemetery in New Rockford.
Army Cpl. Cletus R. Lies, a Bremen native who was killed at age 26 in the 1950 Battle of Chosin, was identified last year by…continue reading on

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Madonna: Not Happy About M.I.A’s Halftime Gesture

February 10, 2012 in WDAZ

NEW YORK (AP) The British hip-hop artist M.I.A. has apologized to Madonna for making an obscene gesture during the Super Bowl halftime show, Madonna’s spokeswoman said. Continue Reading

M.I.A. flips bird during Super Bowl halftime show

February 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

There was no wardrobe malfunction, nothing like that glimpse of Janet Jackson’s nipple eight years ago that caused an uproar and a government scrutiny. Instead, it was an extended middle finger from British singer M.I.A. during Sunday night’s performance of Madonna’s new single, “Give Me All Your Luvin.'”
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LETTER: POW/MIA flags should be flown at the top

January 20, 2012 in The Daily Republic

I would personally like to express my appreciation to Gov. Daugaard for making the change to fly the POW/MIA flag above the South Dakota state flag at the rest stops and roadside parks in the state of South Dakota. Continue Reading

Soldier killed in Korea, comes home to Minnesota

May 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Sgt. Ralph Carlson is coming home, 60 years too late. Carlson left his hometown of Braham, Minn., in September 1950 and arrived in Korea three months later. A tank driver for the Army’s 25th Infantry Division, Carlson was stationed about 10 miles north of Seoul. He was 22. Continue Reading

Mia Farrow tells court Naomi Campbell got diamond

August 9, 2010 in West Central Tribune

EIDSCHENDAM, Netherlands Naomi Campbell told Mia Farrow that she received a “huge diamond” from the former president of Liberia, the actress said from the witness stand today, contradicting the model’s testimony that she didn’t know the value of the gift from accused war criminal Charles Taylor. Continue Reading

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