Wednesday means it has been 68 years since 92-year-old Bill Harper and his American and allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy. Artillery Capt. Harper was 24 years old when he survived one of the most brutal days of World War II.
Students come and go from all Minnesota high schools, but there are few who have left a greater impression than Bill Harper did on Coon Rapids High School.
Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann and Democratic Rep. Betty McCollum are at odds over a proposal to build a new bridge on the St. Croix River.