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December 31, 2014
WWII veteran James Walker (right) was presented the French Legion of Honor on Tuesday morning for his involvement in the liberation of France during the war. To the left of Walker is his wife, Ethel, and Minnesota National Guard Col. Gregg Parks, who presented the award in the Beltrami County Commission boardroom.
Knight of Bemidji: Local WWII vet receives Legion of Honor for service
December 31, 2014 - 8:40am
December 9, 2014
Local WWII vet to receive French honor
December 9, 2014 - 6:05pm
Dale McKenzie reflects on his career in the military, which included service in three major branches and combat tour in World War II. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
VETERANS DAY: 'The kamikaze planes came like bees'; Bemidji man recalls hell on a hospital ship in the Pacific
November 9, 2014 - 8:32am
November 8, 2014
Tye Halvas of AirCorps Aviation in Bemidji does some fine-tuning on a P-51 Mustang, Sierra Sue II, before its special unveiling to the local veterans on Tuesday. (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer)
VETERANS DAY: The odyssey of Sierra Sue II; Bemidji company restores a fabled masterpiece
November 8, 2014 - 10:47pm
July 18, 2014
Pictured is Sgt. Stanley Pearson who was killed in a plane crash during World War II. Submitted photo.
Heritage Center obtains artifacts from WWII crash involving Kelliher Sgt.
July 18, 2014 - 2:42pm
June 2, 2014
Steve and Cokie Roberts: The pictures on the mantelpiece
June 2, 2014 - 5:35pm
May 4, 2014
SUNDAY LIVING: Felt visits Washington on Honor Flight
May 4, 2014 - 6:57am
SUNDAY LIVING: Treuer, Holocaust survivor, speaks at school
May 4, 2014 - 6:16am
November 18, 2013
Silence from Minn. man implicated in 1944 attack
November 18, 2013 - 2:02pm
November 9, 2013
Boyd Shadiow, 91, Bemidji, points at a picture of himself and fellow crew members of the B-17 bomber “Esky,” which flew 27 missions over Europe during World War II. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
From Bemidji to a B-17: Boyd Shadiow remembers his World World II experience
November 9, 2013 - 11:56pm