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 8:16 AM
THE NEW FORTY Futures lost and futures won...
Those who are currently serving or have served in the military, those who have a loved one who is serving or has served in the military, and those who have lost a loved one that served in the military... Posted on 5/27/13 at 10:30 AM
STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! Veterans Day Word Search
Here's a word search puzzle I created in honor of Veterans Day. Enjoy and remember to thank a veteran.
Click here to download the word search puzzle. http://legacy.grandforksherald.com/pdfs/VETERANS%2... Posted on 10/31/12 at 3:56 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Corporal James Sund follow-up
Here is a link to a new article about James Sund's funeral. You may have to scroll down a bit. I have also provided a link to a page that a friend of mine believes to be the battle that Sund was invov... Posted on 7/24/11 at 8:25 AM
The seven young women sat straight-backed in the chairs at the retirement home in New London. Wearing immaculately pressed Air Force uniforms, they quietly and respectfully turned the pages of photo albums and scrapbooks of another woman who — 70 years earlier — also wore an Air Force uniform as she served our country during World War II.
The Marines were out in force Wednesday in Jackson, Tenn., to help bury Troy Mitchell, the Grand Forks native, decorated Marine veteran of the First Gulf War and survivor of the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon, who was shot and killed Oct. 28 in Jackson as he tried to help a woman with her car.
Paul Campbell grew up on a farm near Grafton, N.D., and spent the harvest season helping his family with the potato crop. But when he was 20, he joined up with the war effort and had a few remarkable years in Europe doing a job that not long before seemed unimaginable to a boy from the Midwest.
A weekly roundup of news from the region: Orlin Ostby lives a far piece from Edinburg, N.D., at least as the oxen roam. But the rural Gatzke, Minn., farmer who recently completed a 420-mile oxcart trail trek from Pembina, N.D, to St. Paul — with an oxcart pulled by a 2,600-pound ox named Pum — has been honored in Edinburg, which is nearly 90 miles west of Gatzke.
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