July 16, 2012 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE (AP) Former South Dakota governors Bill Janklow, Frank Farrar and Harvey Wollman will be commemorated with statues as part of the state’s Trail of Governors project. Continue Reading
May 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
With a Bear Clan pipe on his left arm and a diamond willow walking stick in his right hand, Chief Bemidji stands poised, looking into the beyond. This is artist Gareth Curtiss’ interpretation of Shaynowishkung, who was given the honorary title of Chief Bemidji by early settlers. The resemblance between Curtiss’ vision and descendants of Shaynowishkung brought relatives to tears last week. Donnie Headbird, great-great grandson of Shaynowishkung, recalled how his cousin Bev Raish began crying as soon as Curtiss unveiled his models of what will be the city’s new Chief Bemidji sculpture. Continue Reading
October 12, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald
A statue of Christopher Columbus in Providence, R.I. was doused in red paint and a sign reading “murderer” was hung around its waist over the Columbus Day holiday.
October 6, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald
Expect a few of Sid Hartman’s close personal friends and maybe a few “geniuses” to gather when a bronze statue of the veteran sports columnist and radio personality is unveiled today in downtown Minneapolis. Continue Reading