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Remains of Sailor Killed At Pearl Harbor Returned Home To Mandan

Navy Fireman 2nd Class Albert Renner was assigned to the battleship U-S-S West Virginia

MANDAN, N.D. — The remains of a Navy sailor who was killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor have been identified and returned to his home state of North Dakota. Navy Fireman 2nd Class Albert Renner of Mandan was assigned to the battleship U-S-S West Virginia that was hit by two bombs and at least seven torpedoes from Japanese airplanes…

Body of Woman Missing for More Than 30 Years Found

Shirley Whetter's skeletal remains were discovered by a boater in the Red River

GRAND FORKS, ND — Skeletal remains found in the Red River are confirmed to be that of a woman who has been missing more than 30 years. DNA tests show the body is Shirley Whetter, a woman who went missing in 1984. Her remains were found on the east bank by a boater near the Higdem Township on June 10th….

Minnesota Pearl Harbor Sailor’s Remains Identified

Gifford was 22 at the time of his death on the USS Oklahoma

MANKATO, Minn. — Yet another Minnesota family has received confirmation about remains of a loved one killed at Pearl Harbor in 1941. Two surviving siblings of Radioman 2nd Class Quentin Gifford of Mankato were told that DNA tests they had submitted last year confirmed their brother’s identity. Gifford was 22 at the time of his death on the USS Oklahoma….

Pearl Harbor Sailor Finally Laid to Rest

A funeral service was held in Fessenden for sailor 74 years after he gave his life serving his country

FESSENDEN, N.D., — After decades of unanswered questions, a Pearl Harbor sailor was finally identified and brought home. “It’s a Saturday, the county fair is going on three miles from here, and there are hundreds of people out honoring a man they haven’t even seen a picture of until this week in the newspaper,” said Captain Duane Sand with the…

Human Remains Not Those of Missing Warren Woman

The remains were found by two men fishing last Saturday

MARSHALL COUNTY, Minn. — Human remains found on the bank of the Red River near Oslo are not those of Veronica Safranski. The sheriff in Marshall County says the remains have not been identified, but dental records have ruled out Safranski. The 40-year-old was last seen leaving a Halloween party at Mick’s Bar in Warren in 1996. The remains were…

Memorial Day: Minnesota Sailor Killed at Pearl Harbor Gets Hometown Burial

His remains weren't identified until last December, when scientists using DNA technology were able to make a match

EMMONS, Minn. — A Minnesota sailor killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 has received a hometown burial. The remains of Navy Fireman 3rd Class Glaydon Iverson were laid to rest Saturday alongside his parents at Oak Lawn Cemetery in his hometown of Emmons. Iverson died at the age of 24 when the USS Oklahoma was hit by…

Remains Found in Cass County Confirmed as Missing Vadnais Woman

Authorities say Michelle Newell was reported missing September 8th

CASS COUNTY, N.D. The sheriff’s office confirms the human remains found in rural Cass County are that of a missing Minnesota woman. Michelle Newell, 45 of Vadnais Heights, Minnesota went missing this past September. Her remains were found during a search in early December. Timothy Barr is charged with manslaughter and is currently being held in the Cass County Jail….