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Archive for December 29, 2011

On This Day, December 29, 1890

On This Day, December 29, 1890

U.S. Army massacres Indians at Wounded Knee   On this day in 1890, in the final chapter of America's long Indian wars, the U.S. Cavalry kills 146 Sioux at Wounded Knee on the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota. Throughout 1890, the U.S. government worried about the increasing influence at Pine Ridge of the Ghost Dance spiritual movement, which taught that Indians had been defeated and confined to reservations because they had angered the gods by abandoning their traditional ... Full Story

Obituary: Thomas McGovern

Obituary: Thomas McGovern

  Thomas McGovern, 48, of Berthoud passed away Saturday, December 24, 2011 at his home. He was born on July 19, 1963 in Denver, Colorado to Kevin and Darlene (Malmquist) McGovern. He graduated from Thornton High School in 1982. He lived in Florida before moving to Berthoud in 1998. Thomas had worked for Pouley Construction since 2004 and at Mastec North America prior to that. He loved the Lord and knew the Lord loved him. He was a loving son, brother, and uncle to his family. He enjoyed ... Full Story

Eagle’s streak goes cold in Alaska

  ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The defending champion Alaska Aces defeated a short-benched Colorado Eagles team (just 13 skaters), 4-1, ending the Eagles' seven-game winning streak & 11-game point streak. Dan Kissel and Wes Goldie combined for six points on the night in the battle between the top two teams in the ECHL. Alaska scored the game's first goal -- as they've made a habit of doing this season -- just 3:30 into the opening period. The play developed when Aaron Schneekloth's pass from ... Full Story

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