THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Ghost Bridge to come down but not without a fight.
The news of the massive demolition of the historic bridges has raised several eyebrows and are leading to questions as to how to better protect historic bridges from neglect and pointless demolition... Posted on 1/22/13 at 9:30 AM
CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Speed limit increase hits a speed bump
Sen. LeRoy Stumpf offered a confession to the Senate Transportation Committee.
The Plummer Democrat said he sometimes speeds while traveling his northwest Minnesota district.
I bring this bill to ... Posted on 2/14/12 at 10:50 PM
OH LOOK! A SHINY THING Remembering the dead
By the time the Civil War ended in 1865, the United States had sustained severe casualties, with the total number of dead soldiers estimated at 620,000.
It has been our deadliest war, pitting family ... Posted on 5/27/11 at 12:00 AM
REPRINT 1960: You and the Civil War
Minnesota was just barely a state when the Civil War began, but I remember being told in my history class somewhere along the line that we were the first northern state to send troops. And we took h... Posted on 10/23/10 at 11:00 AM
U.N. implicates President Assad’s forces in the assault
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria’s 16-month bloodbath crossed an important symbolic threshold Sunday as the international Red Cross formally declared the conflict a civil war, a status with implications for potential war crimes prosecutions.
Re-enactors staged a Civil War-era battle between Union and Confederate troops as part of Pipestone Civil War Days, Aug. 14, 2010, but there was also 1860s music and entertainment. Even President Abraham Lincoln paid a visit to Pipestone and gave the Gettysburg Address.
Members of “theatreworks USA” of New York City presented the story of Harriet “Moses” Tubman in the play “Freedom Train” for area students Thursday at the Memorial Auditorium and Performing Arts Center in Worthington.
PIPESTONE — With the biennial Civil War Days event planned in Pipestone this summer, the Pipestone County Historical Society invited a Civil War re-enactor to speak at its annual meeting Saturday at the Calumet Inn.
Civil War re-enactors will be filmed next August for a documentary
PIPESTONE — Anyone who has dreamed of being a movie extra may have that chance in August — as long as they have a period costume from the Civil War.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — To mark the Civil War's centennial 50 years ago, some whites donned Confederate uniforms or hoop skirts and paraded to sentimental notions of the Old South, partly in answer to the civil rights struggle exploding around them. Blacks quietly met apart to celebrate the Emancipation Proclamation.
Phillip Rawls, The Associated Press
, August 13, 2009
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