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Fargo Ten Commandments monument case awaiting oral arguments in US appeals court

December 17, 2013 in Uncategorized

FARGO — More than a decade on, the legal battle over the Ten Commandments monument outside the Civic Center here continues.
The Red River Freethinkers’ case against the city is in the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals — yet again — awaiting …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Fargo Ten Commandments monument case awaiting oral arguments in US appeals court

December 17, 2013 in Uncategorized

FARGO — More than a decade on, the legal battle over the Ten Commandments monument outside the Civic Center here continues.
The Red River Freethinkers’ case against the city is in the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals — yet again — awaiting …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Fire and honor: AFD members attend memorial dedication service

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

Crazy Horse Memorial dedicates 9/11 monument

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.
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Jackson takes care of unfinished business

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

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

National monument celebrates 75 years

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

Video: Vikor Church Capsule Opened

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

Appeals court reverses decision on Fargo monument

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

Pipestone monument marks 75 years in August

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