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August 5, 2016
JR Arnt has become the newest private pilot in the Worthington Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol. He earned his license four days before his 18th birthday. (Julie Buntjer/Daily Globe)
Earning his wings: Civil Air Patrol Cadet Commander JR Arnt gets private pilot license
August 5, 2016 - 9:47pm
August 2, 2015
On Robert Wieman’s wall in St. Paul on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 is a painting of a Fairchild PT-19 Primary Trainer in 1943 at the “top of the loop” he said. It’s the first plane he flew by himself without an instructor. “If I were to have a plane right now this is what I would have,” he said. “It’s open cockpit. It’s like driving a convertible.” Jean Pieri/Pioneer Press
Remembering a war’s end: Minnesota pilot recalls training to invade Japan during World War II
August 2, 2015 - 9:07pm
July 21, 2015
Captain Tanner Lee, 26, of Moorhead, talks about his new duties at the 148th Air National Guard during a Tuesday morning press conference. Lee is the base's first active associate pilot. In the background are Col. Frank Stokes (left) 148th wing commander, and Pat Mullen, chairman of the military affairs committee in the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce. Bob King / Forum News Service
After 3-year wait, 148th Fighter Wing launches active association
July 21, 2015 - 9:54pm
July 8, 2015
Pilot in deadly South Carolina crash has Minnesota ties
July 8, 2015 - 10:17pm
November 2, 2014
State adds initiatives to boost small business growth
November 2, 2014 - 8:46pm
June 9, 2014
The three boats involved in Monday’s recovery efforts return to McQuade Small Craft Harbor Monday evening. Officials hoped to recover both the pilot’s body and the plane wreckage from 137 feet, but were forced to leave the wreckage for another day. Forum News Service
Pilot’s body recovered, plane remains at bottom of Lake Superior
June 9, 2014 - 11:06pm
Students snack on low-fat string cheese during a classroom break Friday morning at Prairie Elementary in Worthington. A new healthy snack cart pilot program was launched Thursday for third and fourth graders. The 8-day pilot will help the school plan for what is hoped to be full implementation next fall, if a USDA healthy fruits and vegetables grant is received. Julie Buntjer/Daily Globe
Program brings healthy snacks to kids
May 9, 2014 - 9:08pm