Personal items belonging to the late Sen. McGovern to be sold at South Dakota estate sale

  • by: KRISTI EATON , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 24, 2013 - 4:48 PM

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - George McGovern once gave his daughter a bookend made out of soapstone in the shape of a bear — a symbol of the "Terr the bear" nickname the former South Dakota senator often called Teresa, who froze to death 18 years ago in a snow bank near a bar where she'd been drinking.

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