NEW PLATEAUS The Elders Among Us
Speak to the elders in your life.
Last week I wrote about two conversations I had with each of my Granddads. Both men live vivid and classic lives exemplifying American/Minnesotan culture. It was awe... Posted on 11/23/11 at 9:50 AM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Honor Flight scheduled
About 90 World War II veterans will travel Friday to Washington, D.C., with the Roughrider Honor Flight.
More than six decades after participating in the largest military campaign in history, the vet... Posted on 9/9/10 at 1:57 PM
THE DULLUM FILE Northern Valley Honor Flight (People)
One of the interesting things about reporting is getting to meet the people we meet. Here are a couple I met on the Northern Valley Honor Flight to Washington.
* At the World Wa... Posted on 9/29/09 at 1:05 AM
Hyla Merin grew up without a father and for a long time never knew why. But on Sunday, decades after he won it, Merin received her father's Purple Heart, along with a Silver Star she never knew he'd won and a half-dozen other medals.
Israel's ambassador to the Vatican on Sunday backed off his praise of Pope Pius XII, the World War II-era pope blamed by some Jews and historians for having failed to speak out enough against the Holocaust.
A little more than a month ago, Jack Linquist surrendered his military uniform, along with a number of historic photos, charts, newspaper clippings, a training logbook and other artifacts that were used during his years in the United States Air Force.
Anna Walker consoled wounded GIs after D-Day On this Memorial Day weekend, Anna Walker of Grand Forks is thinking again about England, about the young men and women she lived and worked with nearly 70 years ago and the wounded who filled wards of her hospital after D-Day.
The theme of today's event - "Pacific War Memories: The Heroic Response to Pearl Harbor" - is something of a departure from the past.
Usually, the commemoration focuses on the attack on the USS Arizona, Pearl Harbor and several other installations on Oahu. But this year's remembrance ceremony will center more on the months following the raid, said Eileen Martinez, chief of interpretation for the National Park Service.
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