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World War II veteran Bob Givens, who received a Purple Heart and U.S.A.A.F. Air Medal, will tell his story before today’s St. Louis County Board meeting. Through 2013 at each of the board’s primary meetings, chairman Chris Dahlberg will set aside up to 10 minutes at the start of the meeting for the board to hear a little history.
Tuesday, January, 22, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Honor Flight Northland is flying about 90 WWII vets to Washington, D.C., today to tour the nation’s capital and its monuments.
Tuesday, October, 09, 2012 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Ken Nyreen has been evicted from his apartment in Port Wing in part because he won’t say what’s in his safe-deposit box.
Wednesday, November, 21, 2012 - Wisconsin Public Radio - News
Author Sheila Isenberg decided several years ago that a largely forgotten American journalist deserved more than a footnote in history.
Friday, April, 12, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Northland veterans of World War II recently returned from a May 15 trip to see the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. The trip was organized by the nonprofit organization Honor Flight Northland.
Sunday, June, 03, 2012 - Duluth Budgeteer News - Budgeteer
The flight from Duluth is scheduled for June 8, and the organization is looking for World War II veterans from northern Minnesota and northern Wisconsin who have not seen the World War II Memorial.
Thursday, February, 14, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
World War II Navy Veteran Wilbert A. Jarvi, 91, of St. Paul, passed away July 27, 2012.
Sunday, July, 29, 2012 - Duluth News Tribune - None
“Celebrating Their Service,” pays homage to movies made about or during World War II.
Monday, November, 26, 2012 - Duluth News Tribune - News
For the first time since the end of World War II, Wisconsin voters are heading to the polls in August.
Sunday, August, 12, 2012 - Superior Daily Telegram - News
Whooping cough hit Minnesota residents hard this year — with the biggest number of cases since World War II.
Wednesday, December, 26, 2012 - Associated Press - News
Honor Flight Northland has a few seats available for World War II veterans on its next two flights to Washington, D.C.
Wednesday, August, 29, 2012 - Duluth News Tribune - News
World War II Tuskegee Airman Joe Gomer of Duluth will speak at Tuesday’s St. Louis County Board meeting at the county courthouse in Duluth.
Monday, May, 13, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
During World War II, the United States awarded 464 Medals of Honor, the nation’s highest military honor — and Duluthians received two of them.
Saturday, April, 27, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
A Duluth native who piloted B-29 bombers, including the “City of Duluth,” on World War II combat missions over Japan has died.
Sunday, September, 02, 2012 - Duluth News Tribune - News
On Wednesday, World War II Tuskegee Airman Joe Gomer watched the projected image of a second statue being unveiled in his hometown of Iowa Falls, Iowa.
Thursday, April, 25, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Whenever George “Pecky” Smilanich, a two-time state basketball champion and World War II veteran, recently celebrated his 90th birthday.
Thursday, July, 12, 2012 - Duluth News Tribune - Sports
Wisconsin and Minnesota were hit hard by whooping cough in 2012, with Minnesota reporting its biggest number of cases since World War II.
Saturday, December, 29, 2012 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Alan Wood never claimed to be a hero, but he did play a supporting role in one of World War II’s most stirring moments.
Sunday, April, 28, 2013 - Los Angeles Times / MCT - News
Amid red, white and blue balloons, several hundred World War II veterans, family members and friends from the Northland gathered at the Denfeld High School commons on Saturday in a reunion for this year’s Honor Flights.
Sunday, October, 28, 2012 - Duluth News Tribune - News
World War II veterans Robert Ballou, Steve Balach and Robert Watts will talk about growing up during the Great Depression and their different military experiences during WWII on Thursday in the next History in a Pint program.
Thursday, June, 28, 2012 - Duluth News Tribune - Entertainment