Remembering the victims of the U.S.-Dakota War but forgetting the conflict
NEW LONDON -- It was 150 years ago today that 13 early settlers in the Norway Lake and Monson Lake areas were killed in the prairie farmland in what is now northern Kandiyohi County and the eastern edge of Swift County.
The 13 members of the Lundborg and Broberg families were some of the earliest white settlers killed in the U.S.-Dakota War that left deep scars in pioneer families and in Minnesota's history, and forever changed the Dakota people and their culture.
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