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Brian Korthals/Daily Globe Dr. James Harris holds his Distinguished Member of the 506th Infantry Regiment award in his office at Avera Medical Group Worthington.

Vietnam veteran honored for service

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WORTHINGTON -- He earned two Silver Stars, the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart in service to his country during the war in Vietnam, and now Dr. James Harris of Worthington can add another honor to his military career.


During a special ceremony on Veterans Day at Fort Campbell, Ky., Harris was inducted to the roll of distinguished members of the 506th Infantry Regiment.

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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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