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It has been more than 150 years since the U.S.-Dakota War broke out in the Minnesota River Valley.

The war started on Aug. 17, 1862, when four young Dakota men murdered five white settlers near Acton Township in Meeker County. It ended on Sept. 26, 1862, when the Dakota Peace Party surrendered white hostages at Camp Release at Montevideo.


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