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Battlefield gains national designation


GRANITE FALLS -- The land where warriors and soldiers fought the final battle of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 will be recognized as a national historic site.

Wood Lake Battlefield has been approved to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Tom Hosier, founder of the Wood Lake Battlefield Preservation Association announced Sept. 25 at the organization's fifth annual symposium in Granite Falls.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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