World War II

Fargo AirSho Welcomes B-25 “Miss Mitchell”

The plane was restored in the 1980's and made her post–restoration debut in 1992

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo AirSho is a chance to see the aircraft in action! The Fargo AirSho gives its attendees a look at both new and restored aircraft. “Miss Mitchell” is a World War II bomber making an appearance this weekend. It took 12 years for volunteers to restore Miss Mitchell. This B–25 was built in the 1940’s and was used…

Reflecting On Times of War: Honor Flight Helps Veterans Find Peace

Their trip to D.C. also helped them to create some new memories that'll last a lifetime

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The wars may be over, but the memories live on for the veterans who fought in them. You could see it in more than 80 of them who went on this year’s honor flight to D.C. Joe Jimenez was just 20 years old when he enlisted as an Army clerk serving in Vietnam. Little did he know he…

Honor Flight Veterans Visit War Memorials On Final Day of Trip

They were surprised with a visit by Horizon Middle School students

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Veterans on the Honor Flight of North Dakota and Minnesota are wrapping up their trip to our nation’s capital. But before they made their way back to Fargo, they were surprised with a visit by Horizon Middle School students. The veterans’ last day was filled with some pretty special moments but they’re saying one of the highlights…

Hugh Hefner, Founder of Playboy, Dies at 91

The company stated he died at his home, the Playboy Mansion of natural causes

  LOS ANGELES — Playboy Enterprises has released a statement saying Hugh Hefner has died. The company stated he died at his home, the Playboy Mansion, of natural causes. No other details have been released at this time, but are expected soon. Hefner founded Playboy magazine more than 60 years ago and also considered himself a political activist and philanthropist….

Remains of a Missing Minnesota WWII Veteran Found 70-Plus Years Later

A DNA lab in Nebraska confirmed the identification

ROSEMOUNT, Minn — The remains of a Minnesota veteran were found and identified more than 70 years after he went missing during World War II. An amateur historian found four numbers stitched to the clothes of a body while researching World War II records. The numbers matched up with Army Staff Sgt. Gerald Jacobsen. The Defense Department exhumed the body from…