October 16, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press
Since 1881, 207 Minnesota firefighters have died trying to save other lives. On Sunday, September 30, those brave people who died in the line of duty were honored at a ceremony at the State Capitol. Continue Reading
September 11, 2012 in The Daily Republic
CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL (AP) A steel fragment from the destroyed World Trade Center in New York City is part of a new monument at the Crazy Horse Memorial in South Dakota dedicated to the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
August 26, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe
Community dedicates monument, conducts memorial service for 1862 massacre
JACKSON The sound of raindrops hitting the roof and pavement outside provided accompaniment for the chorus of “Amazing Grace” sung by the assembled crowd of about 100 people Saturday morning in Ashley Park’s shelterhouse along the banks of the Des Moines River in Jackson. Continue Reading
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
August 23, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe
Festivities honor Pipestone site’s rich history, culture
PIPESTONE Pipestone National Monument Superintendent Glen Livermont has mixed feelings about Saturday’s weather forecast, which currently includes a 40 percent chance of rain. He knows the moisture is badly needed, but also doesn’t want it to rain on his facility’s celebration. Continue Reading
June 7, 2012 in West Central Tribune
A group of church historians look at items discovered in a time capsule on Thursday that was entombed in the Guri Endreson monument 105 years ago at the Vikor Lutheran Church near Lake Solomon. Continue Reading
May 25, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
FARGO (AP) A lawsuit opposing a Ten Commandments monument on Fargo city property can move forward, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday in reversing a decision by a federal judge. Continue Reading
April 8, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe
Photographs sought for anniversary exhibits
PIPESTONE The official date is still more than four months in the future, but preparations are already well under way for the observance of Pipestone National Monument’s 75th anniversary. Continue Reading
June 8, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun
It was at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001 the day that changed America. Soon it will be in Medina to form part of a monument honoring those who perished in the terrorist attacks.
August 19, 2010 in West Central Tribune
FARGO, N.D. (AP) – A U.S. magistrate judge said a lawsuit over a Ten Commandments monument in downtown Fargo should be thrown out of federal court.