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Local DAR sponsors essay contest


The local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is working to recruit more members and to promote kids' interest in the nation's beginnings.

The DAR wants young people to realize where their freedom to participate in activities and to attend school originated.

"We want to encourage kids to understand what our American way of life is all about," said Carol Mason of the Fort Sidney DAR.

The local DAR is working on a project to encourage 5th and 6th graders at West Elementary to participate in an American History essay contest. In the essay, the kids must imagine they a...

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