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Minn. Soldier’s Civil War Grave To Be Re-Dedicated

The grave of a Minnesota soldier killed in the Civil War will be re-dedicated this weekend. Pvt. Edmund Sampare of St. Paul died in the Battle of Antietam on Sept. 17, 1862.

09/21/2012

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Minn. Event Marks 150 Years Since Civil War Battle

Former Gov. Al Quie is marking the 150th anniversary of a major Civil War battle with a send-off for a contingent of Civil War re-enactors headed to Maryland.

09/05/2012

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Ceremony Marks 150 Years Since Minn. Soldier Death

A Minnesota soldier killed in battle during the Civil War will have a special ceremony in his honor 150 years later. Secretary of State Mark Ritchie and members of the Minnesota Civil War Commemoration Task Force planned to hold a grave rededication ceremony for Lt. David Oakes at a St. Paul cemetery as part of Monday’s Memorial Day observance.

05/27/2012

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Obama Extends US Stay For Liberians By 18 Months

A Minnesota congressman is applauding the decision by President Barack Obama to allow most Liberians living in the United States since that country’s civil war 20 years ago to stay another 18 months.

08/16/2011

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Minnehaha Academy Students Relive Civil War

Some local students got a taste of what it might have been like to fight in the Civil War this week.

05/28/2011

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Group To Honor Minn. Residents Of US Civil War

Just three years into statehood, Minnesota in 1861 was anxious to prove itself.

04/30/2011

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Minn Gov Starts Civil War Commemoration Task Force

Gov. Mark Dayton has set up a Civil War Commemoration Task Force.

04/09/2011

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Small Town To Finally Get Civil War Memorial

Residents of the tiny southern Minnesota town of Wasioja will mark Veteran’s Day by dedicating a Civil War memorial that was first proposed for construction 143 years ago.

11/11/2010

Center Stage – 9/26/10

To start off this edition of Center Stage, Jearlyn took a couple of minutes to catch up with songstress Patty Peterson, who has put together the “Hope for Tomorrow” Benefit Concert to benefit theVEAP (Volunteers […]

09/27/2010

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