world war 2

Sharing War Stories: 88 Local Veterans Spent Two Days In Washington, D.C.

They were selected for the latest North Dakota-Minnesota Veterans Honor Flight

FARGO, N.D. — They were a group of 88 of our area’s finest service members. They were just the latest heroes to take the North Dakota-Minnesota Veterans Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. We went along for the ride and it was a 2-day whirlwind of activity as we took in memorial after memorial, shared lunches and snacks and more importantly shared…

Wounded War Veteran From Hawley, Minnesota Prepares For Honor Flight

Curtis Johnson Was Wounded During The War In Korea In 1952

HAWLEY, Minn. — On Sunday, another group of our local war heroes will board a plane for our nation’s capital. Veterans from World War Two, Korea and Vietnam are taking the Honor Flight to see the memorials in their honor. KVRR anchor TJ Nelson and chief photographer John Hanson are going on the trip. They had the privilege of meeting just…

A Hero’s Welcome: Remains of Fessenden WWII Sailor Return to North Dakota

Arthur Neuenschwander will be Buried this Weekend in Fessenden

FARGO, ND — It’s the day known in United States history as the “date which will live in infamy”. More than 2,400 Americans lost their lives in the attack on Pearl Harbor and for more than 70 years, the identities of 400 servicemen were unknown. But because of new technology and DNA testing, many of those servicemen are able to…

Author Shares Inspiration Behind Book Based On WWII

A local group hosted a lecture featuring a author

FARGO, ND — People at the Holiday Inn in Fargo traveled back in time to a secret world filled with spies. Denise Kiernan, author of “Girls of Atomic City”, shared the inspiration behind her book about young women during World War II. This was the final presentation of a series of lectures hosted by Fargo Town Hall, a group that…