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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

Students prepare for FFA Week in western North Dakota: Special dress-up days planned

February 16, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

National FFA week kicks off next Monday for many area students, and program advisors aim to honor the event by engaging in unique activities.
Belfield students involved in Future Farmers of America will have something fun to do every school day next week.
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