Prayer service slated Sunday at rural Litchfield, Minn., church to honor all U.S.-Dakota War dead
LITCHFIELD -- Ness Church in rural Litchfield will conduct an outdoor prayer service at 1:30 p.m. Sunday as part of the observance of the 150th anniversary of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862.
The prayer service will include a traditional Dakota "Wiping of the Tears'' ceremony led by the Rev. Alan Kitto, a Dakota and ordained Presbyterian minister from Lincoln, Neb.
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