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World War II
April 14, 2017
After surviving Holocaust horrors, Minn. woman shares story about coming to America
JASPER, Minn. — As she sits in her rocker, occasionally gazing out her window overlooking the front lawn of Sunrise Village in Jasper...
April 14, 2017 - 10:39am
April 9, 2017
Minnesota city remembers 75th anniversary of Bataan Death March
BRAINERD, Minn.—A ceremony Sunday morning marked the 75th anniversary of a Brainerd National Guard unit's part in the Bataan Death March...
April 9, 2017 - 6:37pm
February 19, 2017
75 years later, Japanese Americans recall pain of internment camps
NEW YORK—Joyce Nakamura Okazaki was 7 years old in 1942 when her family left their Los Angeles home and reported to a World War II internment...
February 19, 2017 - 8:30am
February 8, 2017
For MN resident, Trump's travel ban draws parallels from his past
WOODBURY, Minn. — President Donald Trump's recent ban on immigration from seven countries has one Woodbury man drawing parallels from...
February 8, 2017 - 4:54pm
July 12, 2016
Aircorps Aviation: On a mission to tell Loren's tale
BEMIDJI—It was only natural that Hans Wronka would end up working with Aircorps Aviation of Bemidji on his journey to find his grandfather's downed World War II warbird. Aircorps Aviation is known worldwide for the award-winning detail they bring to restoration, maintenance...
July 12, 2016 - 4:27pm
July 11, 2016
Finding Loren: Man teams up with Bemidji company, volunteers to find grandfather’s plane and tell his tale
There was a thick layer of ground haze near Bologna, Italy, the morning of April 21, 1945. Still, Loren Hintz could see the green, haze covered,...
July 11, 2016 - 7:52am
November 10, 2015
VETERANS DAY: Joe says goodbye. World War II veteran Joe Lausche dies at 101
BEMIDJI -- He never forgot how to shake hands, just how to let go. Joe Lausche would hold a hand for five seconds and then a minute, as if...
November 10, 2015 - 9:08pm
October 17, 2015
Sierra Sue’s story: Author digs into past of World War II fighter plane restored in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Sierra Sue II was parked outside the Bemidji Regional Airport, glistening beneath a sparkling blue autumn sky. A sky she once controlled...
October 17, 2015 - 7:09pm
June 15, 2015
Veteran learns to open up about WWII combat
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. -- Frank Soboleski's wife, Renee, never knew the extent of Frank's combat experiences during World War II. "He...
June 15, 2015 - 10:33am
December 31, 2014
Knight of Bemidji: Local WWII vet receives Legion of Honor for service
BEMIDJI -- After being presented the Legion of Honor on Tuesday, James Walker of Bemidji struggled to put into words how grateful he felt to...
December 31, 2014 - 8:40am
December 9, 2014
Local WWII vet to receive French honor
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji World War II veteran will receive France's highest decoration to a non-citizen at a ceremony later this month. James Walker, a private first class, saw action in WWII at Normandy, as well as in the Northern France and Central European campaigns, a press release...
December 9, 2014 - 6:05pm
VETERANS DAY: 'The kamikaze planes came like bees'; Bemidji man recalls hell on a hospital ship in the Pacific
BEMIDJI -- Dale McKenzie has a faded tattoo on his arm with a date from 1943: the day he joined the U.S. Navy during World War II. Although...
November 9, 2014 - 8:32am
November 8, 2014
VETERANS DAY: The odyssey of Sierra Sue II; Bemidji company restores a fabled masterpiece
BEMIDJI -- Sierra Sue II has been both a warrior maiden in America's most epic conflict and a femme fatale in a detective story that spanned...
November 8, 2014 - 10:47pm
July 18, 2014
Heritage Center obtains artifacts from WWII crash involving Kelliher Sgt.
Kelliher residents will now have a new way of remembering the man their Veteran’s of Foreign Wars post is named for. Sgt. Stanley O. Pearson...
July 18, 2014 - 2:42pm
June 2, 2014
Steve and Cokie Roberts: The pictures on the mantelpiece
Sen. Frank Lautenberg died last year at 89 -- an unremarkable event, except for one thing. The New Jersey Democrat was the last surviving World War II veteran in the Senate. Only two remaining House members, John Dingell of Michigan and Ralph Hall of Texas, served during that war,...
June 2, 2014 - 5:35pm