Protecting America

January 1, 2020
Man kept close eye on aimed missiles hidden on the SD prairie Dave Strutz, of St. Cloud, was not keen about having to possibly shoot his co-worker in the Launch Control Facility (LCF) capsule 60 feet below the South Dakota ...

A dentist’s view of the Cold War

March 27, 2014
Cold War memories of a Paynesville native Pitching and rolling, the fishing trawler fought through a storm between two immense land masses. A heavy pulley swung like a pendulum, seriously injuring a Russian sailor. Lacking a doctor, the skipper sought ...

A final salute

August 29, 2013
Comfrey couple completes mission of memorializing crew killed near their town 50 years ago For many of the past 50 years, Stan and Marianne Schotzko believed a memorial should have been constructed to remember the lives of four U.S. Air ...