Remembering dad’s service… in two wars

May 1, 2019
“We have to remember that in the future we will want to keep before our children what this war (WWII) was really like. It is so easy to forget; and then, for the younger generation, the heroism and the glamour ...

Double Duty

November 1, 2018
Paratrooper, POW served in WWII, Korean conflict At the age 94, Elvin “Speed” Homan, of the Glencoe area, has a vivid memory of serving his country in the military during World War II and the Korean conflict. He served eight ...

‘Last Man Club’ meets annually in Milaca

October 31, 2016
Those who serve together often form a unique bond. For a National Guard unit out of Milaca, that bond is still holding strong more than 60 years later. George Besser, of Sauk Rapids, grew up in Milaca and was listening ...