STAFF BLOG EH? PLUS Nolan to honor vets
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan will be visiting the Hoyt Lakes VFW Post 8144 on Saturday.
To mark the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which propelled the United States into World War II, Nolan ... Posted on 12/3/13 at 11:00 PM
THE PERIPHERY A Native Memorial
On Sunday I was driving south on County Road 18 near Red Wing, MN. Hilly and green, I was enjoying the scenery despite the lousy weather when I saw a middle-aged woman in military gear standing along ... Posted on 5/29/13 at 7:16 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Dayton backs clean energy
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey
Gov. Mark Dayton said Minnesota should move toward cleaner energy and set a goal to eliminate power use from coal-fired plants, he told hundreds gathered at the Capito... Posted on 4/22/13 at 4:56 PM
STAFF BLOG NEWS TRIBUNE ATTIC 68th anniversary of D-Day
American troops and supply vehicles splash ashore on the French coast during the D-Day invasion, in the wake of long lines of soldiers already moving inland (visible in the distance) on June 6, 1944. ... Posted on 6/6/12 at 8:33 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Fit to Fight
I just got done watching an installment on a television morning show. The title of the piece was Unfit to Fight. It told how a high percentage of America's population does not fit into the mil... Posted on 3/11/12 at 5:59 AM
Lanny Martinson’s story has touched lives all over the world. The Lake County native, now living in Sugar Land, Texas, was just a young Marine Corps platoon sergeant when he and his men walked into a mine field in southeast Asia. His is a story of loss, survival, redemption and a struggle against painful memories.
The American Legion recently launched a new project - applying decals and new paint to some of the tables at the post in Two Harbors. The project began a week prior to Heritage Days and focuses on reconnecting the veteran’s organization to its military roots in a very creative way.
The mortar was lying smack-dab in the middle of the dusty road. From his vantage point, Tech. Sgt. Bill Williams sized up the lethal explosive and quickly knew what he had to do. But getting to the mortar meant running through a shooting gallery.
Coming to Duluth was something Matt Cullen considered 15 years ago. As a native of Virginia and a Minnesota Duluth hockey fan idolizing players like Brett Hull and Matt Christensen, he listed UMD among his top college choices in 1995.
World War II veteran Al Cismowski is looking forward to making the Northland’s second Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., this week. So much so that the former U.S. Army Air Corps pilot jokes that he will help fly the chartered plane if necessary.
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