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August 23, 2013
Memorial ceremony scheduled Sunday for soldiers, settlers killed during U.S.-Dakota War
August 23, 2013 - 3:46pm
July 8, 2013
Great-great-granddaughter Fern Cloud speaks Saturday during a ceremony in Hutchinson  honoring Chief Little Crow, who was killed in on July 3, 1863, in Meeker County, and other Dakota killed during the U.S.-Dakota War and its aftermath. Cloud now lives in Granite Falls and is a pastor at the Pajuhutazizi Presbyterian Church. (Tribune photo by Kelly Boldan)
Little Crow, other Dakota killed in war and its aftermath honored at Hutchinson, Minn., ceremony
July 8, 2013 - 4:27am
November 24, 2012
Lorin Bakken walks on his family homestead Oct. 21 near the site of the Henry O. Bakken well near Tioga, N.D. The well gave the Bakken oil formation its name. Lorin, who never married, still owns the homestead and has never considered selling it. He said he didn't keep in touch with relatives who moved out of the area, so he's not aware of other surviving Bakken family descendants. Forum Communications photo by Amy Dalrymple
Famous formation named for homesteaders in N.D. with ties to Granite Falls, Minn.
November 24, 2012 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
Hector, Minn., dies in truck rollover near Gardner, N.D.
October 17, 2012 - 1:09pm
October 8, 2012
Carolyn Schommer, left, makes a point as Harry Running Walker listens during a discussion held as part of the traveling exhibit "Why Treaties Matter'' at Prairie's Edge Casino Resort. Schommer and Running Walker grew up speaking Dakota as their first language. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
For the Dakota, now is a time for revitalization
October 8, 2012 - 12:00am
September 24, 2012
Reggie LaBatte, left, and Patrick Moore lead approximately 60 people walking Sunday from the Chippewa County Historical Society in Montevideo to the Camp Release Monument as part of a commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the freeing of hostages at Camp Release. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Camp Release remembered
September 24, 2012 - 12:00am
Fern Cloud was one of six panelists who spoke Sept. 17 at Ridgewater College during a "Gathering of Descendants" event. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Descendants of Minnesota's 1862 war say the truth needs to be taught
September 24, 2012 - 12:00am
September 15, 2012
Descendants of U.S.-Dakota War survivors to tell their families' stories
September 15, 2012 - 11:19am
September 14, 2012
In this 2009 photo, Boomer, a 180-pound Landseer Newfoundland dog, drinks water from the kitchen sink at Caryn Weber's home near Casselton. Forum file photo
7-foot-long dog dies from cancer
September 14, 2012 - 6:49am
September 4, 2012
Leah and Reid Lebeau of Andover along with their children Rhett, from left, Owen and Luke read one of the interpretive history panels Saturday on the Birch Coulee Battlefield historic site near Morton. A Birch Coulee Unity Day event Saturday at the Morton City Park included tours of the U.S.-Dakota War historic site. Lebeau's ancestors were Sisseton Sioux, and the family has been visiting historic sites around the state. Unity Day also featured a cultural expo highlighting the Dakota, the Irish, Filipino...
A visit to Birch Coulee
September 4, 2012 - 12:00am
August 30, 2012
A permanent historic site marker is dedicated Wednesday on the location of the Acton Battlefield near Litchfield where a battle between U.S. soldiers and the Dakota Indians took place in 1862 during the U.S. -  Dakota Conflict.
Video: Acton Battlefield Marker Dedication
August 30, 2012 - 5:44pm
August 20, 2012
Stefan Oster, center, his son Jacob, left, and Stefan's sister Christina Oster, of Gottenburg, Sweden, are shown Sunday at the Old Log Church  where they attended a service as part of the 150th anniversary of the U.S.-Dakota War. Their family members were involved in the conflict in what is now Monson Lake State Park. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)
Remembering the victims of the U.S.-Dakota War but forgetting the conflict
August 20, 2012 - 12:00am
Dakota sun dancers from the Santee Sioux Tribe, from left, Lydia Conito, Gail Watterson, Terry Remick and Cecelia Kitto, perform Sunday during an outdoor prayer service at the historic Ness Church near Litchfield. Part of the observance of the 150th anniversary of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, the event was organized as a day of hope and healing. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Hope for an era of healing: Organizers hope Ness Church ceremony will wipe away tears
August 20, 2012 - 12:00am
August 18, 2012
Prayer service slated Sunday at rural Litchfield, Minn., church to honor all U.S.-Dakota War dead
August 18, 2012 - 12:00am
August 17, 2012
Editorial: Pain of Dakota-U.S. War continues: The time is here to work for healing
August 17, 2012 - 9:28am
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