Joe Balach, age “92 and a half,” signed up for the Aviation Cadet Program in 1942 at age 20. He was taking advantage of a new rule that said would-be pilots didn’t need college degrees, just a high school diploma.
Shannon Redbrook spent a year homeless in Duluth. Finding housing has been difficult the past eight years she’s lived here. With four children, she’s struggled to afford a rental large enough for her family. There are application fees and, worst of all, too many apartments and homes “not in good shape.”