world war II

Warren Herreid jokes with his comrades during a toast for the Last Man’s Club at the Veterans Day banquet in the Blue Mound Banquet Center in 2011. He’s pictured with (from left) Robert Anderson, Jake Boomgaarden and Earl Glaser, all of whom have since passed away.
One of Luverne’s most celebrated World War II veterans died Thursday, Oct. 26, leaving behind a legacy of military service in a community that meant the world to him. Warren Herreid Sr. was 96 years old when he passed away peacefully in the Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne. The coffee mug with...
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...
Hills native Glenn Rye and his daughter, Ramona Perkins, recently traveled via an Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., to view the World War II memorial.
  Hills native Glenn Rye and his daughter, Ramona Perkins, recently traveled via an Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., to view the World War II memorial. In light of the Hills 125th anniversary celebrations, Rye asked the Hills Crescent to share information about World War II veterans from Hills who...
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