DAR members tour historic Peterson
(Community News ~ 06/29/16)
Thirty-eight Iowa members of the Daughters of the American Revolution and Questers International honored Jim Hass, creator of the Jim Hass History Barn, in Peterson on June 28. The group will also tour the historical sites in Peterson, which include the Heritage House, Clay County's first frame house built by Peterson's first settlers; the Kirchner family; the Gus Kirchner house built by a Kirchner son and also restored and furnished accurately for its period; the French Memorial Museum, a collection of over 200 dolls, toys, china and glassware; an original blockhouse from Fort Peterson, constructed in 1862 after an Indian uprising in Minnesota; and an Antique Farm Machinery building which also houses a covered wagon, a sheepherder's wagon, a fence making machine and more.. ...
Christensen trial moves to closing arguments
(Local News ~ 06/29/16)
Three things will be on an Emmet County jury's agenda Thursday. They'll hear closing arguments. They'll receive jury instructions from Judge David Lester. And, if Thursday goes as planned, they may adjourn to a jury room to decide whether or not 19-year-old Lee Christiansen is guilty of first-degree murder...
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