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Time capsule entombed in granite more than a century ago is opened near Lake Solomon, Minn.

Published 06/08/2012, West Central Tribune

A time capsule entombed 105 years ago inside a granite monument in the wooded, country Vikor Lutheran Church Cemetery on Lake Solomon was opened Thursday. Placed there in 1907 by the state of Minnesota in memory of Guri Endresen for her “heroic deeds during the Indian massacre of 1862,” the time capsule revealed a snippet of time in the community back then –- newspapers, a letter written in Norwegian, a black and white photo of a state senator and an unusual amount of documents associated with banks.

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