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Worthington Korean War veterans Dayle von Holdt (front left) and Peter Gronewold participated in Honor Flight on Tuesday on the eighth flight from the St. Cloud hub. They are shown here with von Holdt’s sons, both selected as guardians for the flight, Craig (left) and Rick (right), in front of the Korean Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Submitted photo)

A trip to remember: Korean veterans participate in Honor Flight

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WORTHINGTON — Dayle von Holdt and Peter Gronewold were 21 years old when they each received draft papers from Uncle Sam, telling them to report for duty to aid in the war effort in Korea.


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Julie Buntjer
Julie Buntjer joined the Daily Globe newsroom in December 2003, after working more than nine years for weekly newspapers. A native of Worthington and graduate of Worthington High School, then-Worthington Community College and South Dakota State University, she has a bachelor's degree in agriculture journalism. At the Daily Globe, Julie covers the agricultural beat, as well as Nobles County government, watersheds, community news and feature stories. In her spare time, she enjoys needlework (cross-stitch and hardanger embroidery), reading, travel, fishing and spending time with family. Find more of her stories of farm life, family and various other tidbits at
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