Bob Looks Back: The Klossner Bank Robbery

The Klossner Bank RobberyBy Bob Sandeen Who says small towns are boring? The tiny town of Klossner, MN in Lafayette Township would certainly disagree and here’s why.  The Klossner State Bank (founded in 1919) was the scene of a bold robbery on November 6, 1923. Thanks to detailed writing at

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Asgrim K. Skaro Grand Army of the Republic Post Number 37, St. Peter, Minnesota

By Bob Sandeen Formation of the GAR After the Civil War, many communities in the United States formed posts of an organization known as the Grand Army of the Republic (often referred to as the G. A. R.).  Founded in 1866, men who had served in the Union Army, the

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