Today’s The Day

When I first learned of the Southwest Minnesota Honor Flight project early last December, I could not have imagined that within a span of less than five months, the first flight would be taking off from the Sioux Falls Airport filled with 110 World War II veterans and 52 guardians, staff and press people. Yet…
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Busy Day

It’s been a busy day at the Daily Globe today so I don’t have time to write much for a blog. Please watch for tomorrow’s newspaper, in print and online, for the final World War II veteran feature prior to the inaugural Southwest Minnesota Honor Flight. This week’s feature is a husband and wife – he served…
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Special Series Drawing To A Close

This afternoon I will complete my last interview with a World War II veteran (actually it will be two veterans) taking part in the inaugural Honor Flight Southwest Minnesota trip this Friday and Saturday. The special series began on Dec. 24, 2009, to honor our World War II heroes and build momentum for the roughly $136,000…
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The Family Tree

It has been a long-running joke in the Daily Globe newsroom that I’m either related to, went to school with or just plain know everyone there is to know in this town I’ve called home for most of my life. It’s a pretty far-fetched joke, but my nieces and nephews who have joined me out…
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Geographically Speaking

Geography has never been my strong suit. Oh, I can correctly identify where nearly every state in the United States is (I get a little fuzzy on Rhode Island, Connecticut and Delaware), but if you ask me to point out Zimbabwe or Uzbekistan, expect a blank stare. I don’t know what I was doing during…
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