REPRINT 1945: Lake Park Man Rescued from Japanese
Pete Peterson of Lake Park was rescued from the Japanese in 1945, and at one point, he had been down to 94 pounds. He and Charles Snelson had signed up together, and were taken prisoner together too... Posted on 4/4/10 at 6:00 AM
PIPESTONE — The Keepers of the Sacred Tradition of Pipemakers have a number of goals, which include archiving the histories, stories and styles of the pipes and their uses by Native Americans, and sharing that information with the world.
Thorsness spent six years in Vietnam prison camps
WORTHINGTON — When Col. Leo Thorsness returned home in 1973 after six years in captivity in Vietnam, several of his fellow prisoners of war signed on with book publishers to share their story of war and torture at the hands of the enemy.
A traveling museum that chronicles the experiences of prisoners of war in the Midwestern United States will be at the Slayton Public Library from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday.
September 16, 2008
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