Have a Happy, Reflective, and Fruitful Fourth of July

July 4th, 2011

By Dan Miller Our history can guide our future if we will that it do so. Here are some words from a Fourth of July speech given by Theodore Roosevelt to the citizens of Dickinson, in the Dakotas, back in 1886.  Dickinson had a population of about seven hundred but many from other communities came […]


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Who Was Jackie Parr?

July 4th, 2009

The Fourth of July is a special “Americans only” holiday. For some reason I always think of Jackie Parr. Never knew or met him. He was older than me but still his mom and dad’s baby. I attended his funeral. Jackie was killed in action just as World War Two was winding down. If he […]


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