STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT A marvelous, fabulous journey
When a reporter has a hard time putting into words the personal thoughts, emotions and experiences of Honor Flight, it sort of puts into perspective what this trip means to those of us lucky to have a... Posted on 10/3/11 at 8:34 PM
OH LOOK! A SHINY THING Chair Auction Raises Cash for Honor Flight Southwest Minnesota
The chair auction went extremely well this year and we raised $3,011 for the Southwest Minnesota Honor Flight! The Globe's going to kick in extra, so the total amount of the donation will be $4,000! T... Posted on 6/12/10 at 12:59 PM
STAFF BLOG LAGNIAPPE I'm NOT taking the plunge
In my 20-plus years here at the Daily Globe, I’ve covered a lot of unusual events, but I’m pretty sure that Saturday’s Deep Freeze Dip will stick out in my memories some day when I r... Posted on 1/25/10 at 5:00 AM
LUVERNE — The fourth and final journey of Honor Flight Southwest Minnesota will be special in many ways, not only for the veterans and guardians, but for the staff people who have accompanied our World War II heroes on each of the journeys to Washington, D.C.
Sibley’s Andy Mouw shares his story of kamikazes attack on U.S.S. Bismarck Sea
SIBLEY, Iowa — Andy Mouw received a shrapnel wound in his left leg during World War II, but he never reported it and, thus, he never received the most honorable of medals, the Purple Heart.
Mouw said he doesn’t deserve it — it wasn’t like he lost an arm, or a leg … or his life.
LUVERNE — Fantastic, real good, great and awesome.
Those were the words of World War II veterans reacting to the special presentation of the Pioneer Public Television documentary on the inaugural Honor Flight Southwest Minnesota Saturday morning at the Historic Palace Theatre in Luverne.
Veterans will make journey to Washington, D.C., April 30-May 1
WORTHINGTON — Just two months after fundraising began, the Southwest Minnesota Honor Flight has set April 30 and May 1 as the dates for 110 World War II veterans to travel to their memorial in Washington, D.C.
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