WWII Veteran Brothers Leave Stillwater Catholic School $2.6 MillionWCCO shares the lasting gift left behind by two Stillwater veterans that mean a brighter future for some students.
St. Paul Hospice That Opened On Pearl Harbor Day In 1941 Marks 80 YearsThis coming Tuesday will mark the 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. It was the beginning of America's involvement in World War II. That infamous date also has an interesting connection to a hospice home in St. Paul.
WWII Vet's Memorial Tree To Be Centerpiece Of Anoka's Holiday CelebrationsWhile she was growing up, Kris Hora says her dad Charles Byers was meticulous about Christmas. When Byers passed away, Hora and her husband honored him by planting a spruce tree in their front yard.
'I Fought For That': World War II Survivor Celebrates 40 Years With Memorial Rifle SquadThis year, marks a special anniversary for the last World War II survivor of the Memorial Rifle Squad.
Minnesota Soldier Who Died In WWII Buried At Fort SnellingA Minnesota soldier who died in World War II has finally ben laid to rest.
77 Years After He Went MIA, Family Learns Story Behind WWII Soldier's Final BattleLike so many young men during World War II, Harlan Melinsky found himself far away from farm life and fighting for his country overseas. In May 1944, his patrol came under attack by German soldiers near Itri, Italy.
Pearl Harbor Bombed 79 Years Ago Today; 26 Minnesotans Died In AttackThe anniversary is always an emotional day for Steven Garty of Maple Grove. His father, Richard, was a teenage Marine stationed at Pearl Harbor during the attack.
Town Finds Way To Honor Navy Seaman Lloyd Timm, Killed In Pearl Harbor, After Pandemic Delays FuneralOn this Memorial Day weekend, a Minnesota community is remembering a United States Navy seaman who has not been able to be laid to rest due to COVID-19.
Minnesota Pilot Killed In France During WWII Finally Accounted ForWilliam J. McGowan, of Benson, was 23 years old when he died during World War II.
Remains Of Minnesotan Navy Seamen Killed During Pearl Harbor Identified Through DNA AnalysisHe’ll now be buried in Wabasha, Minnesota on May 25.
Norway Honors Minnesota WWII Veteran Wilton Rasmusson, 100The country of Norway honored a Twin Cities veteran Sunday for his service during World War II.
'We Need To Remember Those Guys': 'Saving Private Ryan' Re-Released For D-Day's 75th AnniversarySome Minnesotans are honoring the 75th anniversary of D-Day with a night at the movies.
WWII Pilot Who Endured Japanese Torture Is Laid To RestWilliam Laughlin “Bill” Connell, 95, is being remembered for how he endured tragedies – both in World War II and years later in his personal life.
WWII Vet Returns To Grateful Czech PeoplePhotographs will fade over time, but Richard Piper's memories of his service are crystal clear.For the World War II soldier, bullets, bombs and bodies are impossible to forget.
Families Of Service Members Killed In WWII Bomber Crash Meet In VictoriaNamed “Heaven Can Wait,” the wait to find the wreckage of the World War II B-24 bomber is finally over for Clayton Emmer and his family.