Legion

The Hardwick American Legion Arthur Moeller Post 478 received a Director’s Award this summer for sponsoring Knute Oldre for the Boys State Convention in St. Paul in June. Oldre was second runner-up for the Boys State Governor and Lieutenant Governor’s trip to nationals. Out of more than 300 Boys...
The Luverne American Legion baseball team opened its season with five games this week. On Tuesday, June 7, Luverne traveled to Fulda and earned its first win. The Legion team then traveled to Yankton Friday and Saturday to compete in the Lewis and Clark Wood Bat Tournament.  The young Cardinal...
Arthur Moeller Legion Auxiliary President Lorna Bryan places a remembrance wreath Monday morning at the American Legion Memorial Day program in Hardwick.
Don Reker’s speech Monday morning in Hardwick wasn’t from the perspective of a soldier. Instead, the rural Jasper farmer spoke from the point of view of a family member who lost a loved one during the Vietnam War. “I have no message of patriotism on this Memorial Day except I know Bob was willing...
Bill Holling of Luverne is a 59-year member of the Arthur Moeller American Legion Post 478 and is the group’s last remaining World War II veteran.
The last of Hardwick’s World War II veterans received a special visit last week and a personal thank you for his 59 years of continuous membership to the Arthur Moeller American Legion Post 478. Bill Holling, at age 92 years and 8 months, has outlived his fellow soldiers, an accomplishment the...
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