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Man Honors WWII Vets By Spending Winter In Foxhole

A Cambridge, Minn., man lost his job as a graphic designer and gained lots of time on his hands.

12/17/2011

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Dayton Sets Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day In Minn.

Gov. Mark Dayton has proclaimed Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day in Minnesota in honor of the 70th anniversary of the attacks and the more than 2,400 Americans who died.

12/07/2011

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Minn. WWII Veteran Shares His Incredible Survival Story

In a ceremony Thursday evening, the City of Farmington paid tribute to World War II veterans, including an Eagan man with an incredible story.

11/03/2011

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Wis. Airman’s Remains Among WWII Crew Identified

A Wisconsin airman who was part of a 10-man bomber crew missing in World War II will be buried with full military honors next week.

10/21/2011

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Remains Of WWII Servicemen To Be Buried

Nine servicemen who died when their bomber was shot down over the Pacific during World War II have been identified, and their remains will be buried in a single casket at Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors.

09/21/2011

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Family To Receive WWII Soldier’s Lost Purple Heart

Corrado Piccoli’s sisters believed one of their other siblings had his Purple Heart. So it was a shock when a Vermont Army National Guard officer showed up at Mary Piccoli’s door one day, telling her he had the medal, awarded posthumously after her brother was killed in action during World War II.

08/05/2011

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Holocaust Survivor Celebrates 90th Birthday In Plymouth

Celebrating a 90th birthday would be special for anybody, but for Margot DeWilde the event has extra meaning.

07/10/2011

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Movie Blog: ‘Bride Flight’ Gets Romance So Very Wrong

I’ve seen two miserable movies this year, and Bride Flight is one of them.

06/26/2011

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Inver Grove Heights Veteran, 88, Awarded Overdue Medals

An Inver Grove Heights veteran finally got the recognition he deserves for his years in the service late Monday afternoon.

05/30/2011

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Minn. WWII Vet To Get Combat Medals

An 86-year-old veteran of World War II gets his combat medals on Tuesday, more than 60 years late.

02/22/2011

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