MAY CITY, Iowa — Standing at the entrance to the 1888 Mennonite Cemetery near the intersection of two Iowa crossroads, a visitor can see for miles in all directions. There’s a smattering of farms, groves of trees and acres upon acres of farmland.
RUSHMORE — A sign, since rotted and in disrepair, once stood atop the hill overlooking the smallest county park in Nobles County — an in-the-middle-of-nowhere, lesser-known locale that is home to some of the last remaining acres of untouched, virgin prairie in all of Nobles County.
JEFFERS — Nine years ago as the president of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary in Jeffers, Sharon Evers wanted to compile the names of veterans and auxiliary members who were buried in the Jeffers Cemetery.
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Night after night this summer, troops from the Army's historic Old Guard have left their immaculately pressed dress blues, white gloves and shiny black boots at home to slip into Arlington National Cemetery in T-shirts and flip-flops to photograph each and every grave with an iPhone.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three people were buried in the wrong graves at Arlington National Cemetery, the Army said Wednesday as it followed up an investigation into bookkeeping problems and burial mix-ups at one of the nation's most hallowed sites.
PAULINE JELINEK,Associated Press Writer
, September 15, 2010
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