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Deadwood taps into its long-lost Chinese history

June 12, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Census figures show that 221 Chinese people lived in Lawrence County more than a century ago, though some historians estimate that more than 400 Chinese people lived in Deadwood’s Chinatown alone. Continue Reading

Deadwood museum opening marred by wagon crash

May 28, 2013 in The Daily Republic

4 taken to hospital after spooked horse causes accident.
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ND Oil Patch no Wild West, researcher says

May 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON Police activity is busier in western North Dakota, but it’s not the Wild West, says a researcher studying the impact of the oil boom on law enforcement. Continue Reading

No hangings in Medora; mayor withdraws request

March 26, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

No one will swing from a gallows in Medora.
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Deadwood balances rough image with modern gambling

March 21, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

DEADWOOD, S.D. (AP) The store signs of this Old West village are drawn with a typeface reminiscent of “Wanted: Dead or Alive” posters. The streets are paved with bricks that evoke the dusty 1800s. Continue Reading

Bad writing abounds in ‘The Hero of a Hundred Fights’

December 3, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Literature is full of flamboyant B.S. artists, right up to James Frey. All of them tried to pass off pure fiction as non-fiction. Frey didn’t want to be found out, but Ned Buntline seems not to have cared. Continue Reading