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November 11, 2017
World War II veteran, Bill Killian, 98, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, in Woodbury, Minn., talks about his war experiences, including surviving a Japanese kamikaze attack. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
WWII vet shares story of surviving kamikaze attack
November 11, 2017 - 5:30am
September 20, 2017
Craig Simonson and his sister Karyn Danielson examine the water heater in the Hermantown home they were raised in. The heater is decades old. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
From a different era: Northland family’s water heater is dependability incarnate
September 20, 2017 - 6:48pm
September 1, 2017
A tent covers the area around an unexploded British World War Two bomb which was found during renovation work on the university's campus in Frankfurt, Germany, September 1, 2017. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski
Frankfurt to evacuate thousands as huge WWII bomb defused
September 1, 2017 - 12:45pm
July 15, 2017
A horse-drawn caisson carries the remains of Marine Sgt. James Hubert to the site of the funeral at Calvary Cemetery in Duluth on Saturday morning. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)play button
'The ultimate sacrifice': Long lost Duluth Marine killed in WWII interred
July 15, 2017 - 4:55pm
July 14, 2017
Holocaust survivor Judy Meisel holds a photo of her parents Osser Beker (father) and Mika Beker (mother) that was taken around 1938. Judy's mother Mina died in the gas chamber at Stutthof concentration camp on the Baltic coast in late 1944 or early 1945. (Jerry Holt/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
Minnesota woman is last who can tell of Nazi concentration camp horrors
July 14, 2017 - 10:35am
July 12, 2017
Marine Sgt. James Joseph Hubert is seen here before heading off to serve in the Pacific during World War II. Courtesy of Mary Hagenplay button
Long lost Duluth Marine to be interred on Saturday
July 12, 2017 - 6:26pm
July 6, 2017
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar presents Catherine Tauer with the Bronze Star and Purple Heart medals that her late husband Staff Sergeant Gerald Jacobsen earned during World War II. S. M. Chavey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
His remains finally identified, the wife of a deceased WWII soldier from Minnesota receives his medals
July 6, 2017 - 8:51pm
May 28, 2017
Mary Hagen studies the dog tag of her brother James Joseph Hubert. It was unearthed with his remains on Betio Island of the Tarawa Atoll in the Pacific Ocean. Hubert served as a Marine in World War II. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.complay button
Long lost, now found: WWII Marine killed in Pacific finally coming home to Duluth
May 28, 2017 - 7:45pm
May 27, 2017
98-year-old Geraldine Marshall, who lives at St. Ann's Residence, recounts her life with her first husband, Frederick Delbern Jr., who died in World War II while piloting the "Lonesome Polecat" over Germany. (Photos by Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com)play button
'A good life except for the sadness': A wife recalls impact of a WWII final flight
May 27, 2017 - 5:22pm
May 8, 2017
Unused dairy ration coupons: What is their story?
May 8, 2017 - 6:34am
April 30, 2010
Bud Freeman gets his medals, 65 years later
April 30, 2010 - 12:32pm
January 25, 2009
Superior's Bong museum changes its name, focus
January 25, 2009 - 12:00am